Founder, Chairman & CEO, WorldQuant LLC
Igor Tulchinsky is Founder, Chairman and CEO of WorldQuant LLC, a global quantitative investment management firm with over $5 billion in assets under management and 20 offices in 15 countries. Prior to founding WorldQuant in 2007, Igor spent 12 years as a statistical arbitrage portfolio manager at Millennium Management LLC. Igor is the Founder of WorldQuant University, a nonprofit that offers a tuition-free master’s degree in Financial Engineering, and is committed to making higher-quality education more accessible worldwide. He also founded WorldQuant Ventures, an angel investment firm focused on technology and data companies. Igor previously worked as a venture capitalist, scientist at AT&T Bell Laboratories, video game programmer and author. Igor holds an M.S. in computer science from the University of Texas, completed in a record nine months, and an M.B.A. in finance and entrepreneurship from the Wharton School.