Machine learning expert leaves Millennium Capital for quant university

http://news.efinancialcareers.com/uk-en/248541/joseph-mauro-retiring-from-goldman-sachs-joining-hedge-fund/ A senior quant at Millennium Capital Management in London has left the firm to teach machine learning at WorldQuant University. Hammad Khan, a managing director and quant portfolio manager at Millennium, departed earlier this month, according to regulatory filings. He’s now a faculty member at World Quant University, the education arm of the hedge fund with the same name, where he teaches machine learning and ‘alpha’ design. WorldQuant University has a number of senior hedge fund professionals teaching there including Anca Dimitriu, who also previously worked at Millennium in a business development role. Khan joined Millennium in January 2013, from high frequency trading firm Sun Trading, where he was a quant trader. Before this, he spent nearly three years at Marshall Wace as a quant portfolio manager. Khan kicked…


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