We are Quant.
Founded in 2021, Quant is a premier student-led quantitative research and investment fund designed to empower students with the knowledge needed to succeed in quantitative finance roles. Born out of the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Quant has since expanded to the University of Chicago and the University of Michigan. Our corporate partners include Citadel, The D.E. Shaw Group, Robinhood, and more.
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Research @ Quant
Led by Chief Investment Officer Samuel Schapiro, this cross-institutional team is responsible for generating the signals and strategies that Quant deploys to the market.
Data @ Quant
Led by Chief Data Officer Sumuk Shashidhar, this team optimizes and deploys research signals, working at the confluence of software engineering, data science, and machine learning.
Software @ Quant
Led by Chief Technology Officer Benjamin Nguyen, this team builds the technologies and applications that allow Quant to scale seamlessly and operate efficiently.
Trading @ Quant
Led by Head of Trading Myles Cole, this team hedges risk and conducts trading simulations to improve risk adjusted returns.