Bloomberg gives influential decision-makers in business, finance, and government a competitive edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people, and ideas. Bloomberg’s strength, delivering data, news, and analytics through innovative technology, is at the core of this network. The BloombergProfessional® service sits at the center, giving unmatched, dynamic visibility into global and local financial markets.

FactSet helps the world’s best investment professionals outperform. For more than 35 years, financial professionals have relied on FactSet’s streamlined solutions and unmatched client support to get their jobs done, better.

FactSet’s global data sets, powerful analytics, and comprehensive data feeds let users stay ahead of market trends, access extensive company and industry intelligence, and monitor performance of their equity and fixed-income portfolios in the office or on the go. Headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut, FactSet conducts operations with over 6000 employees in 28 global office locations.

The Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) is a not-for-profit global membership organization dedicated to preparing professionals and organizations to make better-informed risk decisions. Membership represents more than 150,000 professionals from banks, investment management firms, government agencies, and academic institutions. GARP administers the Financial Risk Manager (FRM®) and Energy Risk Professional (ERP®) exams, certifications that are recognized by risk professionals worldwide. MathWorks is registered with GARP as an Approved Provider of continuing professional education credits for FRMs and ERPs.

Numerix is the global leader in cross-asset analytics for OTC derivatives, structured products, and variable annuities, providing software and services for structuring, pretrade pricing, trade capture, valuation, and risk management. Numerix offers a comprehensive model library and a transparent deal-definition architecture that allows rapid modeling of any instrument, including commodity, credit, equity, fixed-income, foreign exchange, and inflation derivatives, plus a unique hybrid model framework for exotics and structured products. Numerix analytics are available through Windows® applications, Excel add-ins, developer kits, and a wide range of partner systems, with over 700 clients and 90 partners across more than 25 countries.

OneMarketData is a leading provider of enterprise tick data solutions for financial institutions worldwide. OneTick®, its flagship product, is a comprehensive business solution designed to fully address the market's need for intraday data collection, archiving, retrieval, and analytics across a wide spectrum of users from various departments. The OneTick Platform includes high-performance OneTick Archive and In-Memory Databases, OneTick Event Processing Engine, OneTick Analytics, and a wide array of adapters to standard sources of historical and real-time tick data. Conceived to specifically address the requirements of the financial sector, OneTick's architecture and extensive built-in domain expertise offer low integration and operation costs, and fast deployment.

The Society of Quantitative Analysts (SQA) is a not-for-profit organization focused on education and communication to support members of the quantitative investment practitioner community. SQA holds monthly meetings in New York City from September through June, which consist of one-hour talks on a specific topic in a social setting. Additionally, the society hosts two seminars each year in the Fall and Spring on topical and exploratory subjects.

SYMMYS is an umbrella for a variety of services in Advanced Risk and Portfolio Management®, including:

  • The ARPM Bootcamp, a weeklong intensive class to provide in-depth understanding of quantitative modeling for the buy-side from the foundations to the newest developments
  • The free online ARPM research paper series for the scientific buy-side community to exchange ideas
  • The SYMMYS Resources: white papers, code, and more, to learn quantitative buy-side finance by doing it
  • The SYMMYS forum on LinkedIn to keep the buy-side quant community connected
  • The SYMMYS Newsletter to update the buy-side quant community on research and events of interest