Chief Data Scientist
As Chief Data Scientist and CEO of OTAS Technologies, Tom is responsible for creating new strategies and systems to help generate ”Trader Alpha” for Liquidnet’s Member community. Tom joined the company following Liquidnet’s acquisition of OTAS Technologies in 2017. OTAS provides next-generation market analytics and trader intelligence to the world’s leading banks and institutions. It uses artificial intelligence and big data analysis to alert clients to exceptions, allowing them to make faster, more informed trading decisions and ultimately more control over achieving best execution. Tom is responsible for the integration and product development of both OTAS, the market data analytics platform, and OTAS TradeShaper, the real-time microstructure analysis and trading optimization platform.
Prior to his time at OTAS, Tom worked on optimized execution and microstructure analytics in the quant trading group at Marshall Wace, and led the exotic equity derivatives quant development team at Bear Stearns/JP Morgan. Tom also spent 5 years as a research and design engineer at Intel, where he received a patent for his work on compiler optimizations targeting non-uniform memory architecture multicore processors. He holds a Ph.D. in computer science for work in computational neuroscience.