Morgan Slade

Morgan Slade

CEO, CloudQuant

Morgan has over 20 years of experience as a trader, portfolio manager, executive and entrepreneur in the financial services industry.

His current role is CEO of FinTech start-up CloudQuant.com, a cloud-based investment strategy research tool and incubator and as Head of Global Systematic Trading, for Kershner Trading Group.

Prior to that he has built quantitative trading businesses at some of the world's largest Hedge Funds and Investment Banks over the last 20 years. Previously he was Global Head of Equity Trading at Allston Trading, a major HFT firm, Portfolio Manager in HFT at Citadel, Global Head of Trading at Penson Financial, Portfolio Manager at Carlson Capital, a multi-strategy hedge fund, and Head of Statistical Arbitrage at Merrill Lynch.

Morgan began his career as a Senior Futures and FX Trader and then Director of Research for Millburn-Ridgefield a large systematic CTA in New York.  

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 with a concentration in Finance from MIT.

About CloudQuant

The Incubator for Trading Strategies. CloudQuant is the first free cloud-based exchange trading strategy simulation engine where you create your own trading algo, you own the algo, and we fund the execution of the algo.

You create it, we back it, we profit together.

The online strategy engine includes access to historical market data, trader sentiment and more. Use your python data skills to create and back test your algo.