Peter Berdeklis co-founded Context Switch in 2009, and has been an innovator in the financial services industry his entire career.
He has worked as a quantitative portfolio manager since joining the industry in 1998, beginning his career running the trading desk at a Canadian hedge fund. Later, as Managing Director for the Global Equity Derivatives group of a major Canadian bank, he lead the team that developed the bank’s first algorithmic trading platform. He co-founded Context Switch to help clients develop electronic trading operations in Canada, where he also managed the ongoing trading business for a broker-dealer client.
Dr. Berdeklis holds a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Toronto, is a Chartered Investment Manager and a registered Portfolio Manager.