Virtual Fireside Chat with Hedge Fund Exec Shakil Ahmed

Thursday, February 18 2021 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM [EST]

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Thursday, February 18 2021 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM [EST]

Webinar Overview:

Join Muppies Global for an intimate virtual fireside chat with Shakil Ahmed, an accomplished hedge fund manager, quant investor, and finance executive.
 
The conversation will be moderated by Muppies President Naiel Iqbal and will feature a Q&A at the end.
 
This event will have a limited capacity.  No-shows will result in a limited ability to register for similar, future events.
 
An email with webinar dial-in details will be sent to all registrants no less than an hour before event start time.
 

Speaker Info:

Dr. Shakil Ahmed is a private investor and pioneer in the field of quantitative finance. He was the founder of Princeton Alpha, a quantitative, market-neutral hedge fund based in Princeton, NJ. He has also had multiple simultaneous senior management roles at Citibank, including Global Head of Market Making, Global Head of Electronic Trading, Global Head of Quantitative Strategies and served on the Executive Committee of the Equities Division and on the Management Committee of Citi Alternative Investments.
 
Shakil started his career at Morgan Stanley, where he spent fourteen years in Process Driven Trading, the main proprietary trading business of the firm. At Morgan Stanley, Shakil quickly rose through the ranks, ultimately becoming Managing Director and reporting directly to the president within six years of starting. Shakil retired from day to day responsibilities in December 2006 and was retained as a Senior Adviser, until joining Citibank in early 2008.
 
Shakil has a Ph.D., an M.S., and an M.Phil. in Computer Science from Yale University.  His undergraduate degree was in Computer Science with high honors and high distinction from the University of California, Berkeley.

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Shakil Ahmed
Founder of Princeton Alpha
Princeton Alpha

Dr. Shakil Ahmed is a private investor and a pioneer in the field of quantitative finance. He is the founder of Princeton Alpha, a quantitative, market-neutral hedge fund based in Princeton, NJ. He has had multiple simultaneous senior management roles at Citibank, including Global Head of Market Making, Global Head of Electronic Trading, Global Head of Quantitative Strategies, and served on the Executive Committee of the Equities Division and on the Management Committee of Citi Alternative Investments. Shakil started his career at Morgan Stanley, where he spent fourteen years in Process Driven Trading, the main proprietary trading business of the firm. At Morgan Stanley, Shakil quickly rose through the ranks, ultimately becoming Managing Director and reporting directly to the president within six years of starting. Shakil retired from day to day responsibilities in December 2006 and was retained as a Senior Adviser, until joining Citibank in early 2008. Shakil has a Ph.D., an M.S. and an M.Phil. in Computer Science from Yale University. His undergraduate degree was in Computer Science with high honors and high distinction from the University of California, Berkeley.

About Shakil Ahmed

Founder of Princeton Alpha
Princeton Alpha