List of Speakers for CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) March 4 – 6 in California

Now in its 31st year, the annual CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) is an educational forum dedicated to exploring the latest products, trading strategies and tactics used to manage risk exposure and enhance yields.

Below is the list of distinguished speakers expected to present at the RMC March 4 – 6, 2015, at the Park Hyatt Aviara, Carlsbad, CA.

  • Arie Aboulafia, Senior Portfolio Manager, Capstone Investment Advisors, LLC
  • Brandon Bates, Portfolio Manager, BlackRock
  • Benjamin Bowler, Co-Head of Global Equity Derivatives Research, BofA Merrill Lynch
  • David Burchmore, Portfolio Manager, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan
  • Vijoy Paul Chattergy, Chief Investment Officer, Employees’ Retirement System of the State of Hawai’i (HIERS)
  • Andrew Claeys, CFA, Director of Trading, Analytic Investors
  • Dean Curnutt, CEO, Macro Risk Advisors
  • Bruno Dupire, Head of Quantitative Research, Bloomberg
  • Mike Edleson, Chief Risk Officer, The University of Chicago
  • Benn Eifert, Ph.D., Portfolio Manager, Mariner Investment Group
  • Rocky Fishman, CFA, Equity Derivatives Strategy, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc.
  • David Goerz, EVP, Investment Strategy &  Risk Management, Alberta Investment Management Corp.
  • Jason Goldberg, Portfolio Manager, PIMCO
  • Krag “Buzz” Gregory, Equity Derivatives Strategist, Goldman Sachs
  • Søren Grooss, Portfolio Manager, PKA
  • Samuel Kadziela, Director of Education, Chicago Trading Company, LLC
  • Zachary Karabel, President, River Twice Research; Contributing Columnist to Reuters, The Atlantic, Slate, The Washington Post, Time & The Wall Street Journal
  • Kambiz Kazemi, Portfolio Manager, Picton Mahoney Asset Management
  • Marko Kolanovic, Global Head of Quantitative and Derivatives Strategy, J.P. Morgan
  • Ken Kwalik, Vice President, Goldman Option Advisory Services
  • Boris Lerner, Head of US Quantitative and Derivatives Strategy, Morgan Stanley
  • Berlinda Liu, Director of Index Research and Design, S&P Dow Jones Indices
  • Defina Maluki, Portfolio Manager, Barclays Wealth and Investment Management
  • Andy Nybo, Principal, Head of Derivatives, TABB Group
  • Yoshiki Obayashi, Managing Director, Applied Academics, LLC
  • Donald Pierce, CFA, Chief Investment Officer, San Bernardino County Employees’ Retirement Association
  • Edward L. Provost, President & Chief Operating Officer, CBOE Holdings, Inc.
  • Amna Qaiser, Portfolio Manager, Goldman Sachs Asset Management
  • Olivier Sarfati, Head of US Trading Strategies, Citigroup
  • William Speth, Vice President, Research and Product Development, CBOE
  • Edward Szado, Assistant Professor of Finance, Providence College
  • Basil Williams, Co-Chief Investment Officer, Mariner Investment Group
  • Christine Williamson, Senior Reporter, Pensions & Investments
  • Mahsa Zeinali, Chief Operating Officer, Rosen Capital Advisors

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