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How technology is innovating (and improving) global financial markets

How technology is innovating (and improving) global financial markets

Date: March 8, 2023

Location: Capital Factory - Voltron Room

Today’s financial markets are deeply dependent on technology to improve their function and enable expanded access to all participants. But why is technology so fundamental to modern markets? In this month’s Austin Forum, Optiver’s Scott Richardson and Luke Wilson will walk us through the role of financial markets in today’s society and how technologies, like machine learning and reprogrammable hardware, make modern financial markets possible.​

March 2023 Austin Forum

Capital Factory – Voltron Room
701 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701

For virtual attendance, register below to receive the Zoom link


5:15 – 6:15 p.m. – Networking (in-person only)
6:15 – 7:30 p.m. – Presentation (in-person and on Zoom)
7:30 – 7:45 p.m. – Q&A (in-person and on Zoom)
8 p.m. – Networking at Trifecta (in-person only)

Meet the speakers

Scott Richardson is the managing partner of Optiver’s Austin office. Austin serves as a global headquarters for Optiver’s quantitative research and hardware research/engineering as well as the main hub for developing and running machine learning-based algorithmic trading strategies in world futures markets.

Luke Wilson is the Head of Global Research Infrastructure at Optiver. Prior to Optiver, Luke served as a Distinguished Engineer at Dell Technologies, where he designed High Performance Computing (HPC) and AI solutions and served as the Chief Architect for Omnia, Dell’s HPC/AI solution automation framework.

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