Princeton University Quant Trading Conference

Invited Panelists


Ann Guo
Global Trader & Quant Recruiting, GETCO LLC
Ann is responsible for recruiting quantitative analysts and algorithmic traders for GETCO.  She received her B.S. and M.Eng. degrees in computer science from MIT and her Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts, with a focus in artificial intelligence.  She is the founder of MyCareerTube, an Internet startup that helps people explore their career options.  Ann is passionate about helping others design and develop their careers.

Brennan Hughes
Partner, World Wide Financial Industry Recruiting Services
Brennan Hughes is a Partner at World Wide Financial Industry Recruiting Services, a recruiting firm servicing leading high frequency trading groups around the globe.  WWFIRS works with emerging and established HFT groups to recruit, hire, and retain the best and the brightest software engineering, quantitative research, and trading talent in the industry.  Since joining the firm in 2009, Brennan has established himself as an industry expert leveraging deep trading technology expertise along with an industry insider perspective.  Highly adept at assessing client needs and understanding specific candidate talents, Brennan has effectively completed dozens of placements for top-tier HFT clients globally.  Prior to joining WWFIRS, Brennan specialized in technology recruiting for financial firms at Request Technology.  He is a 2006 graduate of the University of Illinois.

Joseph Kelley
Head of High Frequency Trading - Futures, Citadel LLC
Joseph Kelley is Head of High Frequency Trading – Futures at Citadel LLC.  Joseph originally joined Citadel in 2004 as a member of the Firm’s Financial Technology Associate Program(FTAP).  Since then, Joseph has been integral to the growth and success of futures trading at Citadel.  Joseph has a M.S. in Computer Science from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Peter Nabicht

Peter Nabicht
CTO, Executive VP, Allston Trading

Since joining Allston in early 2004, Peter has had experiences in all technical aspects of the company. In his first two years he started the automation of back office processes and built a state of the art real-time operations desk that supported trading activities across all asset classes on 50+ endpoints. After being the Technical Lead on the Money Market, Fixed Income and Energy desks, Peter became the CTO of Allston Trading in September of 2008. In January of 2011, he was named Executive Vice President of Allston and while he still stays close to the technical side of trading he is now involved in everything ranging from regulatory concerns to trading decisions.


Conference Sponsors
The Bendheim Center for Finance    Operations Research and Financial Engineering