TradeTech FX USA 2018

February 12-February 14, 2018

Eden Roc Hotel, Miami FL.

Contact Us: 44 (0) 207 367 9576

We're already at work booking an industry-leading roster of speakers for 2018 - keep an eye on this page for updates.

If you would be interested in being a part of EVENTNAME, we would love to hear from you.

Click Here to view the list of speakers from our 2017 event.

Steve Eisman
The inspiration behind ‘The Big Short’ , Managing Director, Portfolio M
Neuberger Berman (Eisman group)
Michael Koegler
Ed Boyle
Ed Boyle
Global Macro Portfolio Manager
American Century Investments
Ben Emons
Chief Economist, Head of Credit Portfolio Management
Intellectus Partners
Isaac Chang
Managing Director, Head of Trading
AQR Capital Management
Mr Howard Tai
Senior Analyst
Aite Group
Collin Crownover
Senior Managing Director, Head of Currency Management
State Street Global Advisors
Paul Richards
Medley Global Advisors

Paul Richards is the President of Medley Global Advisors, a pre-eminent independent macro research company owned by the Financial Times.

Originally from New Zealand Paul has spent 30 year in global financial markets including 20 years at UBS where he recently ran FX, Rates and Credit Sales in the Americas.

Passionate about markets, he is is a regular guest on CNBC and Bloomberg and regularly speaks with some of the world's largest Money Managers

John Radle
Head of Trading
Campbell and Company
Brad Bailey
Research Director
Thomas Gentile
Head of FX
Crabel Capital Management
Rick Harper
Head of Fixed Income and Currency
Wisdomtree Asset Management
Tomo Tokuyama
Head of Trading
First Quadrant
Isaac Lieberman
President and CEO
Aston Capital Management
Lee Ferridge
Head of FX Strategy
State Street Global Markets
Joseph Pach
Head of FX Trading
Mellon Capital Management
Steven Reich
Managing Director, FX and Commodities
GTS Securities
Alison Romano
Senior Investment Officer
State Board of Administration for Florida
Melissa Marquis
Managing Director, Currency Trading Technology
Wellington Management Co.
Paul Aston
Paul Aston
CEO and Director
Tixall Global Advisors

Paul has worked in the financial industry since 1994, specializing in quantitative finance for multi‐asset strategies, including currency. Throughout his career he has held positions on both the buy and sell sides of the industry, cultivating unique experiences, expertise and insights as a quantitative strategist, portfolio manager, trader and sales person in global equities, global fixed income, derivatives and global foreign exchange. Paul spent the first half of his career on the buy‐side holding prominent positions at Baring Asset Management, Santander Global Advisors, Putnam Investments, Fleet/Columbia Management and at his own fund Prometheus Quantitative Strategies. On the sell‐side Paul has spent the later part of his career specializing in strategies and quantitative alpha generation, utilizing electronic and algorithmic trading techniques, at Bank of America, Morgan Stanley and TD Securities. Paul is established as one of the industry’s leading authorities on the subject of market microstructure in global foreign exchange and transaction cost analysis (TCA), having published a myriad of widely read papers on these subjects as well as being the named inventor of two important patented solutions for FX TCA. Paul holds Master degrees in Mathematical Economics and Business Administration from Boston University and a Bachelors degree in Music Composition from Boston University and the New England Conservatory of Music.

Philippe Burke
Philippe Burke
Portfolio Manager
Apache Capital Management

Philippe oversees the portfolio management strategy across multiple asset classes, covering both Apache’s New York and Hong Kong Offices. Under Philippes remit, he has direct responsibility for research, data and analytics, where he has mastered how to best aggregate and analyse both internal and external data to predict trends and find new opportunities. Philippe will be sharing this innovative approach during his panel during day 2 of TradeTech FX.

Paul Shahied
Senior Foreign Exchange Trader
Fidelity Investments
John Bird
John Bird
Chief Operating Officer
Tixall Global Advisors
Chung Ma
Chung Ma
Portfolio Manager
Virginia Retirement System
Eric Busay
Senior Investment Officer
Mountain Pacific Group
Irina Isaakova
Irina Isaakova
Vice President and Director
TD Asset Management

As a Head of Fixed Income Trading, Irina oversees a team of 4 traders responsible for trading Canadian government and corporate bonds, US treasuries, US high yield, global sovereign debt, CDS, money market, repo and forwards (AUM of $159B as at December 31, 2014). Prior to managing the Fixed Income Trading Team, Irina was responsible for trading equities and exchange-traded derivatives. Before joining the Trading Team, as a member of the Risk Management Team, Irina was involved in trade oversight across all asset classes traded by our organization. Her previous experience with other asset classes enables her to opine on differences and similarities in market structure, operational platforms, trade data and analytics.

Dan Viola
Dan Viola
Sadis and Goldberg

Daniel G. Viola is the Head of the Regulatory and Compliance Group.  He structures and organizes broker-dealers, investment advisers, funds and regularly counsels investment professionals in connection with regulatory and corporate matters.  Mr. Viola served as a Senior Compliance Examiner for the Northeast Regional Office of the SEC, where he worked from 1992 through 1996. During his tenure at the SEC, Mr. Viola worked on several compliance inspection projects and enforcement actions involving examinations of registered investment advisers, ensuring compliance with federal and state securities laws. Mr. Viola’s examination experience includes financial statement, performance advertising, and disclosure document reviews, as well as, analysis of investment adviser and hedge fund issues arising under ERISA and blue-sky laws.

After leaving the SEC, Mr. Viola founded VIOCO, Ltd. (“VIOCO”), which provided consulting services to investment advisers and broker-dealers in the field of regulatory compliance, including compliance policy planning and implementation of soft dollar reviews, mock SEC compliance audits, and compliance training for supervisory personnel. VIOCO also served as a consultant to provide mandated corrective consulting to investment advisers that were sanctioned by the SEC.

From 1997 to 2002, Mr. Viola served as General Counsel for Andover Brokerage LLC, which was ultimately  acquired by SunGard (NYSE:SDS). Andover was a self-clearing member firm of the NASD, currently known as FINRA and a trading/technology firm that provided direct-access trading, order routing, and brokerage and clearing services to the professional traders. From 2002 to early 2006, Mr. Viola served as the General Counsel to the Carlin Financial Group, which was ultimately acquired by RBC Capital Markets, LLC. Mr.  Viola then founded his own law firm and eventually merged it into Sadis & Goldberg’s law practice in late 2006.

Amish Naik
Americas Head Algo iX
BNP Paribas
Grant Taylor
Grant Taylor
Global Head of Discretionary FX Trading
UNTL Capital
Grant Taylor is Global Head of Discretionary FX Trading for UNTL. In his unique role, Taylor is focused on developing new and innovative ways to optimize FX trading for the firm as well as to expand the overall discretionary trading business. Taylor has nearly 17 years of industry experience focusing on trading multiple asset classes. Taylor has held roles as Head Statistical Arbitrage Trader at Bass Brothers, Head of Trading at Score Securities, Head of Institutional FX, Equity and Algorithmic Trading at Penson and most recently Institutional FX Trading and Sales at Cantor Fitzgerald. Taylor holds a BBA in Finance from Texas Christian University.
Victoria Cumings
Victoria Cumings
Managing Director Americas, Global FX Division
Robert Muscat
Execution Services and Quantitative Trading
Millennium Capital Partners
Mr Kevin McPartland
Head of Market Structure Research
Greenwich Associates
Paresh Upadhyaya
Director of Currency Strategy
Pioneer Investments
Ken Chee
Ken Chee
Trader and Portfolio Manager
Ken Chee, CFA  professional with over 25 years of experience. His expertise includes international equity portfolio management, FX trading, hedging and execution, equity swap execution, derivative hedging strategies formulation, risk management, emerging market stocks selection, and external investment managers selection.

As a Portfolio Manager at STRS Ohio, Ken consistently delivers outstanding short-term and long-term risk-adjusted performance on a multi-billion international portfolio.
He has also implemented a 50% currency hedging policy and is actively managing the currency hedging program. Prior to STRS Ohio, Ken was a Senior Risk Analyst at Bank One (currently JP Morgan) and Huntington Bank

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Ken Chee
Ken Chee
Portfolio Manager

Ken is a multilingual and well-rounded global investment professional with over 25 years of experience. His expertise includes, hedging strategies formulation, trading, risk management, and external investment managers selection. As a Portfolio Manager at STRS Ohio, Ken consistently delivers outstanding short-term and long-term risk-adjusted performance mainly focusing on developed currencies on a multi-billion international portfolio. He also implemented a 50% currency hedging policy and is actively managing the currency hedging program. Ken will be providing his expertise on where the key trends lie in G10 currency portfolios on his interactive roundtable discussion at TradeTech FX.