About the Presenters
Ricardo Pachon Cortes, VP, Credit Suisse
Ricardo is an equity investment strategist, responsible for leveraging Credit Suisse's HOLT framework and data to develop quantitative stock selection strategies. Before his current position, he was a quantitative risk manager of Credit Suisse's XVA desk. Ricardo holds a PhD in Mathematics from Oxford University.
Valerio Sperandeo, Application Engineering, MathWorks
As a member of the Application Engineering team at MathWorks, Valerio Sperandeo assists customers in the development and deployment of financial applications. He holds a M.Sc. in Quantitative Finance from University of Perugia with focus on risk and asset management. Before joining MathWorks, he worked as Analyst at the investment department of a global asset management company. There, he contributed to the development of several tools for risk overlay, portfolio optimization and strategic asset allocation purposes.