Serhan Kovuk | Managing Partner
LaSalle Trading Group, LLC

Serhan Kovuk, Managing Partner, LaSalle Trading Group, LLC

Serhan Kovuk is the Managing Partner at LaSalle Trading Group (LTG). LTG was founded in 2013 and now operates in many exchanges in the US and Europe.

Prior to his role at LTG, Serhan was a hardware engineer for Improv Systems, where he developed on-chip video encoders/decoders. He worked as a software engineer and developed drivers for Ethernet/SCSI devices at EMC. In 2003 he got his first trading position and built an option market making platform for PEAK6 as a Computer Architect. In 2006 he served as a financial analyst at Jump Trading, where he developed algorithmic trading strategies. In 2011 he partnered with Hehmeyer Trader + Investments to start an algorithmic trading group.

Serhan is still a member at Hehmeyer Trader + Investments. Serhan holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Northeastern University in Boston.


Day 2 @ 16:30

The evolution of electronic futures and options market

  • Past and expected changes in micro-market structures, operational costs, exchange fees and commissions 
  • What are the effects of regulations and preventative measures in the markets?
  • What can we expect from the future as an algorithmic/HFT trader/programmer or company? 

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