For Immediate Release
Media Relations Coordinator
UChicago Finance Professor, Yuri Balasanov,
Speaks at High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum
Golden Networking brings the World’s Most Influential High-Frequency Trading Conference Series,
High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013 Chicago, October 8 (http://www.HFT-Leaders-
(January 31, 2013, New York) Mr. Yuri Balasanov, Professor of Financial Mathematics at the University of
Chicago, will be among other high-profile panelists at Golden Networking‘s upcoming High-Frequency
Trading Leaders Forum 2013 Chicago (http://www.high-frequency-trading.info), "Strategic and Tactical
Insights for Investors, Speed Traders, Brokers and Exchanges", October 8, forum that will provide
attendees in Chicago with the most up-to-date review of where this ever-changing industry stands
through an inspiring keynote speeches and thought-provoking panels with leaders in the field.
Yuri Balasanov is the Head of Trading Research at Toji Trading Group, as well as the President and
founder of Research Software International. He serves as Faculty at The Stevanovich Center for
Financial Mathematics and Program on Financial Mathematics at the University of Chicago.
Toji Trading Group specializes in proprietary trading in futures, options on futures and forward
contracts on major exchanges around the world. Research Software International has provided
consulting services for the financial industry for more than 20 years. The Stevanovich Center for
Financial Mathematics of the University of Chicago advances the understanding of the increasingly
complex world of financial markets by integrating mathematics, statistics, and economics.
Yuri has worked in financial industry since 1991. He has been teaching Financial Mathematics at the
University of Chicago since 1997. Yuri has served as a leading quantitative researcher at Chicago
Research and Trading, Bank of America, and Ritchie Capital Management. He has more than 10 years
of experience as a quantitative trader and risk manager. He has held the positions of chief investment
officer at Lotsoff Capital Management and AQ Strategies.
Prior to becoming an industry practitioner, Yuri taught at the Moscow State University, Russia, where
he also received his Master's degree in Applied Mathematics and Ph. D. in Probability and Statistics.
High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013 (http://www.HFT-Leaders-Forum.com), "Strategic and
Tactical Insights for Investors, Speed Traders, Brokers and Exchanges" will bring insights for investors and speed
traders who need to protect and refine their competitive advantage in a world dominated by algorithmic and high-
frequency trading. Recognized practitioners, regulators, experts, and strategists will return to High-Frequency
Trading Leaders Forum 2013 (http://www.high-frequency-trading.info) to provide attendees with the information
they are looking for in an open and unbiased environment, highly conducive to the most efficient and effective
Topics that will be discussed at High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013 (http://www.high-frequency-
trading.info) include the movement toward emerging markets, every time more attuned to the use of bots, the
regulatory environment, how new technologies are changing the game, including a look at the upcoming
regulatory changes that no doubt will be precipitated by Knight Capital’s trading glitch.
High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013 (http://www.HFT-Leaders-Forum.com) is produced by Golden
Networking (http://www.goldennetworking.net), the premier networking community for business executives,
entrepreneurs and investors. Panelists, speakers and sponsors are invited to contact Golden Networking by
sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.