Per Mykland, Moderator, Robert Maynard Hutchins Distinguished Service Professor Department of Statistics and the College
Per Mykland is Robert M. Hutchins Distinguished Professor of Statistics and Finance at the University of Chicago, where he is also Scientific Director of the Stevanovich Center for Financial Mathematics. He is an Associate Member of the Oxford-Man Institute at the University of Oxford. He has held appointments at Oxford and Princeton. Mykland’s main research interests are the statistics and econometrics for time dependent processes, including time series and and continuous processes. Highlights include the development of likelihood and expansion methods for martingales (fair games), especially in the context of estimating equations. The results have wide application, including the construction of new nonparametric likelihoods in time series and survival analysis.
His recent focus is high-frequency data, mainly in finance.
Eric Hernandez, Technical Recruiter, Axiom Technology Group
Jonathan Meyer, Corporate Recruiter, Chopper Trading, LLC
Jon Meyer graduated from Indiana University in 2004. He began his career as a trading assistant at Chopper Trading, a role that directly supported the CEO. After two years he advanced to the role of trader where he operated primarily in fixed-income securities. In 2012 he took on a new role as a recruiter for Chopper and now focuses on finding exceptional students interested in trading careers. Along with recruiting, Jon manages the web and social media pages for Chopper. He is in his second year of a part-time MBA program and in his free time enjoys spending time with his chocolate lab, Luke.
Joan W. Newman, Partner, Human Resources at Adam Street Partners
As Head of Human Resources, Joan is responsible for the planning, development and implementation of employee programs designed to attract, motivate and retain high performing employees at Adam Street Partners. She also chairs the Firm's community outreach committee.