In the first in the series Will sat down with Alan Milligan to talk through his experience as a Head of Data Science and finding a new role during COVID.
Alan gave some great insights and advice both as a candidate and as a hiring manager. Alan has a Quantitative background in Data and Analytics spanning 30 years in firms such as Morgan Stanley, KPMG, and Barclays.
Will spoke with Micheal Simonetti about the best way to approach hiring Data Science and Quant professionals in the hedge fund space. Michael has been involved with hiring nearly 100 Data Scientists and Quants over the years and has been a Lead Data Scientist at a well-known fund.
There were a some really insightful nuggets about ringfencing time and consistency.
Will spoke with Matt O'Connor who spent nearly 3 years at Bridgwater Associates as a Lead Investment Data Scientist working on a $150bn algorithmic trading desk. Will had a great conversation with Matt about the hiring culture and ideals, what it's like to work in Bridgewater, and about their interview process; do they walk the walk with meritocratic ideals and principals?
Listen to find out...
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Will Kellett | Managing Director | Evolve AI