Keynote Speakers Announced for High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2010 on May 27th in New York City Announces Dr. Andrew Kumiega and Professor Ben Van Vliet as Keynote Speakers for High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2010, May 27th at Flatotel Hotel, in New York City

New York, NY, April 21, 2010 --( just announced the Keynote Speakers for High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2010, "Innovating and Profiting from High-Frequency Trading in 2010 and Beyond" (, May 27th, 2010, Flatotel Hotel, New York City. is proud to introduce Dr. Andrew Kumiega and Professor Ben Van Vliet as Keynote Speakers for High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2010, the most up-to-date and enlightening overview of the present and future of High-Frequency Trading.

Dr. Kumiega has applied his Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering to research positions in both the manufacturing and the financial industry over the last 20 years. He has held multiple Director level positions in financial trading firms responsible for front office financial engineering. He currently works for proprietary trading firm Infinium Capital Management. Dr Kumiega is an Adjunct Facility member at both at Illinois Institute of Technology and University of Chicago. His industry research interests include: implied volatility models for equity derivatives, pricing models for convertible bonds, multi-factor stock selection models, credit analysis, and project management for finance.

Professor Van Vliet is a Lecturer at the Illinois Institute of Technology's Stuart School of Business (IIT), where he also serves as the Associate Director of the M.S. Finance program. At IIT he teaches courses in quantitative finance, C++ and .NET programming, and automated trading system design and development. Professor Van Vliet consults extensively in the financial markets industry, primarily on topics related to the mathematics, technology and management of trading systems. Professor Van Vliet is the author of three books on trading/investment, and has published several articles in the areas of finance and technology, and presented at several academic and professional conferences.

High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2010 is produced by (, the premier networking community for business executives, entrepreneurs, investors and diplomats, founded by former McKinsey consultant and Columbia Business School MBA Edgar Perez. Upcoming Leaders Forums and Business Networking receptions include:
· High-Frequency Trading Happy Hour, (, May 3rd, New York City
· Real Estate Leaders Forum 2010, "Successfully Investing in Distressed Real Estate Assets" (, June 17th, New York City

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