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Yves Hilpisch

Founder & Managing Partner, The Python Quants

Dr. Yves J. Hilpisch is founder and managing partner of The Python Quants (, a group focusing on the use of open source technologies for financial data science, artificial intelligence, algorithmic trading, and computational finance. He is also founder and CEO of The AI Machine (, a company focused on harnessing the power of artificial intelligence for algorithmic trading via a proprietary strategy execution platform.

Yves is the author of four books:

* Artificial Intelligence in Finance (O’Reilly, forthcoming)

* Python for Finance (2nd ed., O’Reilly, 2018)

* Listed Volatility and Variance Derivatives (Wiley, 2017)

* Derivatives Analytics with Python (Wiley, 2015)

Yves is the director of the first online training program leading to a University Certificate in Python for Algorithmic Trading ( or for Computational Finance ( He also lectures on computational finance, machine learning and algorithmic trading at the CQF Program (

Yves wrote the financial analytics library DX Analytics ( and organizes meetups, conferences, and bootcamps about Python for quantitative finance and algorithmic trading in London (, Frankfurt, Berlin, Paris, and New York. He has given keynote speeches at technology conferences in the United States, Europe, and Asia.