Paul Rowady – Director of Research
Paul Rowady is the Founder and Director of Research for Alphacution Research Conservatory, a company originally established in 2004 to develop high-end, visually-intensive trading and research systems. Prior to this, Paul spent 7 years with capital markets consultancy, TABB Group, where he was most notably the founding principal of its technology, analytics and data advisory practice. In total, Paul has 27 years of senior-level research, technology, capital markets and proprietary trading experience with firms like O’Connor & Associates, Quantlab, and Ritchie Capital Management; and has background in trading strategy research and development, risk analytics systems and technology development. He also has specific expertise in derivatives, highly automated trading systems, and numerous data management initiatives. Paul is a featured speaker at capital markets, data and technology industry events; regularly quoted in national, financial and industry media; and has provided live and recorded commentary for national and client media channels. Paul’s most recent research and consulting focus has related primarily to areas like digital transformation, total cost of ownership (TCO) benchmarking, big data analytics, high performance computing (HPC) technologies, OTC derivatives reforms and quantitative trading methods. He earned a Master of Management from the J. L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and a B.S. in Business Administration from Valparaiso University. He was also awarded a patent related to data visualization and information design for trading and research systems in 2009.