Morgan Slade

Chief Executive Officer@CloudQuant

Morgan has over 20 years of experience as a portfolio manager, researcher, technologist, executive and entrepreneur in the financial services industry. He is CEO of CloudQuant, the cloud-based quantitative research environment that leverages cloud computing, crowd researchers, machine learning and alternative datasets to help companies generate alpha at scale. He is excited to bring the opportunities for intellectual challenge and financial reward traditionally reserved for institutional research analysts to independent crowd researcher partners around the world.

Prior to that, he has built quantitative trading businesses at some of the world’s largest Hedge Funds and Investment Banks. In the past, he has served as a Portfolio Manager for both Citadel Investments and Carlson Capital and has served as Global Head of Equity Trading for several large high-frequency trading firms. Morgan is a recognized expert in Prediction, Machine Learning, High-Frequency Trading, Autonomous Market Making and is interested in the application of Deep Learning to quantitative trading. Morgan earned a BS and MS in Materials Science and Engineering from MIT.