Jay Y. Berg
Recognized as an expert in implementing alpha generating automated trading models, Jay has a unique set of skills and experiences. Before newberg, Jay was the Professional Services manager for a leading low-latency data feed vendor. He was an integral part of a successful high-frequency trading team at Fortress Investment Group, where the models scored Sharpe ratios of 6+. Jay also worked as a software developer for Bloomberg LP and Trading Technologies Inc.
Jay has been hands-on, and in the forefront of the methodologies and technologies used in developing trading software. In addition to his technical skills, Jay has a deep understanding of trading and markets. Throughout his career, Jay has written and backtested hundreds of trading models ranging from systematic futures to high-frequency cash treasury.
As a consultant, Jay has done numerous studies on buy-vs-build, and is intimately familiar with software vendors, hosting facilities, market data feeds, open source solutions, programming languages, operating systems and best practices.
Jay received a Masters in Financial Mathematics from Baruch College, CUNY. He also has a Bachelors in Computer Science, a Series 3, and a Series 7.