WorldQuant is a quantitative investment firm founded in 2007 and currently has over 600 employees spread across 23 offices in 13 countries. WorldQuant is focused on developing high-quality financial strategies across a variety of asset classes in global markets, utilizing a proprietary research platform and risk management process.
The WorldQuant Data Exchange provides individuals and organizations with an easy and streamlined process to expedite the recommendation and submission of data products to WorldQuant. The portal allows WorldQuant the opportunity to quickly process, review and respond to any data submission and provide accurate and constructive feedback.
“Talent is distributed uniformly throughout the world, but opportunity is not.”
Mr. Tulchinsky is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of WorldQuant, LLC, which he established in 2007 following 12 years as a statistical arbitrage portfolio manager at Millennium Management. Prior to joining Millennium Management, Mr. Tulchinsky was a venture capitalist, scientist at AT&T Bell Laboratories, video game programmer and author. He holds an MA in Computer Science from the University of Texas, completed in a record nine months, and an MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurship from the Wharton School.
Vice Chairman and Chief Investment Officer, WorldQuant, LLC
Mr. Lauprete oversees WorldQuant’s investment research, investment strategy, risk management and capital allocation, as well as the development and deployment of the firm’s back-testing software. Prior to joining WorldQuant in 2007, Mr. Lauprete was a Portfolio Manager at Millennium Management and a Quantitative Analyst at Deutsche Bank. He holds a Ph.D. in Operations Research from MIT and a BS in Physics from Tufts University.
Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel, WorldQuant, LLC
Mr. Blomberg oversees WorldQuant's global Legal, Human Resources and Data Procurement functions. Prior to joining WorldQuant in 2014, Mr. Blomberg was a partner in the law firm of Withers Bergman LLP, where he served as WorldQuant's outside general counsel. Before joining Withers, Mr. Blomberg was a partner at Pullman & Comley, LLC. Mr. Blomberg holds a JD from Fordham University School of Law and a BA from Colgate University.
Mr. Marom is responsible for oversight of WorldQuant’s financial management processes and facilities functions. Prior to joining WorldQuant in 2014, Mr. Marom served as Chief Financial Officer at The Rohatyn Group and Global Product Manager for the Plexus Group, Inc., a subsidiary of JP Morgan. Before that, he held several positions within JP Morgan, including Manager of Strategic Business Development. Mr. Marom holds an MS in Management and Financial Management and a BFA from Carnegie Mellon University.
Mr. Rukshin oversees WorldQuant's technology and operations function. Prior to joining the firm in 2014, Mr. Rukshin held numerous positions at D. E. Shaw group, including global head of IT infrastructure engineering and operations. Prior to that, he worked at Chase Manhattan Bank, supporting Equities, FX and Fixed Income trading desks, and began his career as a systems programmer at AT&T Labs Research. Mr. Rukshin holds an MS in Technology Management from Columbia University and a BS in Management Science and Information Systems from Rutgers University.
Mr. Hu leads the research activities of WorldQuant. He has been working at the firm since January 2007. Prior to WorldQuant, Mr. Hu was the General Manager in Millennium Management's research office in Beijing, China, and before that was the principal of Ivy League Consulting Group. He has also held positions at PowerPlan Corp., TM1 Software and AT&T Bell Labs. Mr. Hu holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and a MSEE and BSEE from the University of Minnesota.