Derek Wang | CEO
Bell Curve Capital

Derek Wang, CEO, Bell Curve Capital

Derek Wang, CEO of Bell Curve Capital, has over 15 years of experiences in option trading and quantitative research.  Derek worked at Peak6, Ronin Capital, and Capstone Investments, some of the top firms in the option trading industry.  In 2010, Derek founded Bell Curve Capital and built it into an efficient volatility trading firm with consistent profitable track records.  He develops and manages the proprietary research process, volatility model, comprehensive trading tools, algorithmic trading, electronic execution technology (including several FIX engines connecting to major Wall Street firms), and risk management system and principles.  BellCurve has full automation from trading to operation, covering all liquid US equity options and corresponding equities.  Derek has a PhD in Physics from University of Pennsylvania (1992).


Day 1 @ 12:10


1.) Beyond Bitcoin – evaluating trading opportunities in the growing cryptocurrency market (2x tables)
  • Martin Garcia, Vice President, Genesis Trading (Leader  Table 1)
  • Garrett Nenner, Head of Trading Technologies, Linedata (Leader Table 1)
  • David Namdar, Co-CIO, Galaxy Investment Partners (Leader Table 2)
3.) Real-time market data – best practices for assessing and responding to data quality in latency-critical trading systems 
  • David Taylor, CTO, Exegy
4.) Fear gauge flatline – how to overcome low volatility in the post-election era 
  • Derek Wang, CEO, Bell Curve Capital
5.) Fixed income leaders – making a seamless transition to an electronic, data-driven marketplace 
  • Ashok Mittal, President, The Beast Apps
6.) Hybrid cloud in trading networks – how does quality data collection interact with other business workflows?  
  • Michael Wright, Manager, Napatech
  • Patrick Flannery, CEO, MayStreet

Fear gauge flatline - how to overcome low volatility in the post-election era

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