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QuantsUnited is an award-winning fintech startup from France.
Our multinational team is based in France, Paris and French Basque regions as well as in the US, New York.
The founders management team is composed of serial entrepreneurs who co-founded together 2 former A.I. startups and have been working together for more than 9 years. They praise experienced high-profile board advisors and experts from the asset management world with 50+ cumulated years experience.
Our R&D team is composed of award-winning A.I. specialists, PhDs, Quants and Mathematicians from the World's Top Universities.
Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer
AI and blockchain specialist, PhD studies in Theoretical physics (ENS Paris, CERN Geneva, ITP Chinese Academy Of Science Beijing, 2010–2014), Co-founder of DreamUp Vision (AI in Healthcare), former CTO DreamQuark (AI for FinTech). Algo-trading on the crypto currency markets (2017-2018). Numerous startup awards as a speaker. Several scientific papers on Theoretical Particle Physics about LHC as well as Machine Learning.
Hobby : Video games development.
Co-founder & Chief Product Officer
Co-founder and former CEO of DreamUp Vision (AI in Healthcare), PhD in Theoretical Physics (CEA Saclay, 2014), former COO and Data Scientist at DreamQuark (AI for FinTech), numerous start-up awards including 2016 Challenges Magazine, US SXSW 2016, TheFamily 2015, Monaco 2016, invited speaker of major A.I. and Data science conferences, scientific awards that include among others the 2011 Golden medal Moscow State University, several awards for top-10 best students of Moscow State University (2010, 2009, 2009), 2009 July-Aug selected to represent Russia at CERN Summer school, 2005 Winner of international olympiads in physics, mathematics and literature organized by Moscow State University among several thousands students. Several scientific papers on Theoretical Particle Physics as well as Machine Learning.
Co-founder & Chief Corporate Development
Entrepreneur, Board Member in privately-held SMEs, former C-level Exec from SMEs to Fortune 500, 25-year experience. MBA McGill University, Canada , CPA US Certified Public Accountant, Financial Times Non-Executive Director Diploma, US NACD Fellow
Award winner of Johnson & Johnson Standards of Leadership Awards 2002 et 2005
Alumni from EY Audit France & Vietnam in the Telecoms, banking and services 1995 to 1997.
Founder of VITANLINK bringing early stage ventures in the IT and deeptech fields to post-seed stages and scaling to new markets through co-founding (motion waves, dreamup vision...), co-developing, mentoring and advising companies in various sectors including Finance, Health (40+ companies)
The technical team consists of award-winning data scientists, experiences developers, interns and freelances
Chief Research Officer
PhD in Statistical Physics (CEA Saclay, 2015), MSc in Quantum Physics (École Normale Supérieure), MSt in Philosophy (University of Oxford). Recipient of the prestigious Le Monde thesis award 2016 and of the James S. McDonnell fellowship (UCL). Former Senior Data Scientist at Kering(A.I.), former CSO at Sounds (A.I.). 5 years of experience in machine learning, deep learning and bayesian statistics. Author of the MCX probabilistic programming language. Scientific articles published in Nature, Science et Vie. TEDx speaker.
Data Scientist in quantitative trading, A.I. and platform developments, private Maths teacher for bachelor students (preparatory schools for "Grandes Ecoles", competitive exams Mines-Ponts, Centrale, Ecole Polytechnique...), former Maths teacher in French State Education (High School), agregation (French eq.PhD) of Mathematics (2010), alumni Ecole Normale Superieure in Lyon. Joined QuantsUnited in July 2019.
PhD in Statistics and Computer Science (University Grenoble Alpes, INRIA, GIPSA-lab, Grenoble, 2019), M.Sc. degree in Industrial and Applied Mathematics (Ecole Ensimag, INP Grenoble), M.Sc. and B.Sc. degree in Applied Mathematics and Physics (MIPT, Moscow), Winner of WorldQuant International Quant Championship (Singapore, 2018), winner of the Russian olympiads in Physics and Mathematics, several scientific conferences and papers in multivariate statistics.
20 years of experience in web development. Web projects & Agile stack supervision, IT architect, Database specialist (management & treatment), CRM connectors and API tools conception & development
We are proud to work with our Board!
Financial Markets Board advisor
Managing Member, Pilot Wave Holdings Management. Former Chief AI Officer and Senior MD, Cerberus (first such role in private equity); former Chief Data Science Officer of JP Morgan Corporate and Investment Bank (first such role at major bank), former MD at Goldman Sachs. MD, PhD from Stanford; BSE from Princeton.
Scientific Board advisor
French mathematician and economist specialized in Data Science, Financial mathematics and Chaos Theory ar the University of Paris I-Pantheon-Sorbonne. He formerly held the Frey Chair of quantitative finance at Stony Brook University and was academic director of the French Laboratory of Excellence on Financial Regulation. PhD in Hamiltonian dynamics, over 20 years in the Financial industry. He has particular interest in researching portfolio risks, for which he has developed especially suited powerful nonlinear statistical and data science models, as well as macroeconomics and systemic risk. He founded FinTech firms Riskdata (Risk management for the buyside) and Datacore ( quantitative portfolio of ETFs) and in Chief Science Officer of Matrics (AI for the buy-side). Douady is a member of the Praxis Club, a New York-based think tank advising the French government on its economic policy and sits on the board and the investment committee of Firends of IHES, a foundation supporting the Institut des Hautes Etudes Scientifiques (the French brother of Princeton IAS). He is alumni of Ecole Normale Superieure in Paris and was awarded a gold medal at the International Mathematical Olympiads.
Cross-border Board advisor
Managing Partner at Powerway Asia, Foreign Trade Advisor to the French government with a multi-cultural profile (US, Europe, Asia), Senior Advisor of start ups in AI, FinTech, Robotics. successful Serial entrepreneur & Business Angel in the digital ecosystem since 1995 in France and in the Silicon Valley (BroadVision brought to IPO Nasdaq BVSN), Cross border France-China investment projects in Innovation and Technology (Digital Transformation, AI, Blockchain, FinTech, IoT), strong lobbying skills at Global Fortune 100 - 500, International Business Development, Executive Search for Europe and APAC, Master of Sciences at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)