NYC Steering committee


Milind Sharma – President/Qwaffer-In-Chief
Iftikhar Ahmed  – Marketing
Gautam Wahi – Technology
Dustin Breitner – Member Relations
David Nawrocki
Matthew Bergerman

ABOUT THE STEERING COMMITTEE


Milind Sharma, Chief Qwaffer
Milind Sharma, Chief Qwaffer

Milind Sharma’s 24 years of market experience span running prop desks at RBC & Deutsche Bank (Saba unit) as well as hedge funds (QuantZ) & mutual funds (MLIM) not to mention his fintech venture QMIT. His funds have won many awards over the years including those from Morningstar, Lipper, WSJ, Battle of the Quants & BattleFin. He was also a co-founder of Quant Strategies at MLIM (now BlackRock) & Manager of the Risk Analytics and Research Group at Ernst & Young where he was co-architect of Raven TM. His publications have appeared in Risk, JoIM, Elsevier, World Scientific, Wiley etc. In addition to dual MS degrees (Computational Finance & Applied Math) he was also in the Logic/ AI PhD program at Carnegie Mellon. Other education includes Oxford, Vassar & Wharton. He is also founder & President of the quant society <QWAFAx NEW> (formerly QWAFAFEW New York).