Igor Tulchinsky is Founder, Chairman and CEO of WorldQuant, a global quantitative asset management firm with over $7 billion in assets under management and more than 27 offices in 17 countries. Prior to founding WorldQuant in 2007, Tulchinsky spent 12 years as a statistical arbitrage portfolio manager at Millennium Management. Igor is the Founder of WorldQuant University, a not-for-profit organization that offers an instructor-guided, tuition-free MSc program in Financial Engineering, and is committed to making higher-quality education more accessible worldwide. He also founded WorldQuant Ventures, a private investment vehicle focused on disruptive companies in technology. Tulchinsky previously worked as a venture capitalist, scientist at AT&T Bell Laboratories, video game programmer and author.
He holds an M.A. in computer science from the University of Texas, completed in a record nine months, and an MBA in finance and entrepreneurship from the Wharton