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Edgar Perez American-Peruvian Business Author, Speaker and Strategy Consultant
Global executives have come to appreciate Edgar Perez for his wide-ranging insights on how they can better position their organizations for success through strong leadership and a comprehensive approach that links business strategy and disruptive technologies. Mr. Perez is articulate and deeply versed in artificial intelligence, deep learning, neuro-morphic computing, quantum computing, and cyber-security.
Known for authoring Knightmare on Wall Street:The Rise and Fall of Knight Capital and the Biggest Risk for Financial Markets and The Speed Traders: An Insider’s Look at the New High-Frequency Trading Phenomenon That is Transforming the Investing World, published in English by McGraw-Hill Inc. published in Mandarin by China Financial Publishing House (2012), Mr. Perez has brought together his latest research and insights with the publication of The AI Breakthrough:How Artificial Intelligence is Advancing Deep Learning and Revolutionizing Your World (2018).
Mr. Perez has consulted for private equity and hedge funds, is Council Member at the Gerson Lehrman Group, Guidepoint Global Advisors, and Internal Consulting Group. Mr. Perez was also a vice president at Citigroup, a senior consultant at IBM, and a strategy consultant at McKinsey & Co. in New York City. Previously, he managed Operations and Technology for Peruval Finance. Mr. Perez has an undergraduate degree in Systems Engineering from Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería, Lima, Peru, a Master of Administration from Universidad ESAN, Lima, Peru and a Master of Business Administration from Columbia Business School, New York, with a dual major in Finance and Management. He belongs to the Beta Gamma Sigma honor society.
Mr. Perez has addressed thousands of top executives around the world through keynote speeches and corporate training programs on quantum computing, artificial intelligence, deep learning, cyber-security and financial trading. He contributes to The New York Times and China’s Sina Finance.