#10 Alexander Lipton – The Pursuit of Knowledge


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Jul 07 2020 56 mins   5
Alex Lipton is a prominent figure in quant finance. He spent over 20 years on the sell-side, held a number of prestigious positions in academia and received the first quant of the year award by Risk.net. He is the CTO of fintech startup Silamoney that is seeking to revolutionise financial services through distributed ledge technology. In this episode, we discuss how Alex got into quant finance and raised though the ranks, how to identify and build teams, why he thinks that stable coins are a good alternative to fiat and some of the possible limitations to their adoption.