About Us

We Enable Market Aware™ Investing

Built by quants who have successfully managed multi-billion dollar portfolios using systematic strategies at leading funds such as Two Sigma, Omega Point provides an ultra-flexible, AI-enabled platform that helps active and passive investment managers accelerate their strategy development and be adaptive to changing market conditions.

Harnessing vast computational power, big data analysis, and artificial intelligence, Omega Point is an advanced portfolio intelligence engine that connects your suite of quantitative models with your investment strategies to allow your front and middle-office to collaborate on the analysis of any strategy. As an augmented intelligence platform to your existing systems and workflows, we save you time and money by eliminating the need to absorb large upfront costs or find scarce quantitative talent.

Meet Our Team

The people behind Omega Point

Omer Cedar

CEO

Omer is CEO and co-founder of Omega Point. Previously, Omer served as SVP, Research at Two Sigma Investments. In this role, he founded and built Two Sigma's global equity research analyst survey platform ("TAP"). He was responsible for research/modeling, product development, and relationship management. He also managed Two Sigma's quantitative risk arbitrage system, developed models, and conducted classic fundamental Risk Arb research. Omer holds a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from UC Berkeley and an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management.

Eran Cedar

CTO

Eran is CTO and co-founder of Omega Point. Previously, Eran led product development for Oracle’s Social Relationship Management platform. Eran came to Oracle via its acquisition of Involver, where he was an early employee and Vice President of Engineering. Prior to Involver, Eran spent several years as a founder and a software engineer in a variety of small and medium-sized startups. Eran holds Bachelor’s Degrees in Computer Science and Economics from UC Berkeley.

Michael Richter

Senior Advisor

Michael is a Senior Advisor to Omega Point regarding business development and compliance issues. He is a member of the Board of Directors of CBOE and had previously served as a Board Member of Bats Global Markets from 2009 to its merger with CBOE. Michael also is an Advisor to Estee, an India based asset manager and broker-dealer. Prior to Omega Point, he was CFO and EVP of Lime Brokerage. He holds a Masters degree from the MIT Sloan School and a Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Julia Casals, CFA

Head of Investment Strategy

Julia is a senior investment professional with 20+ years of portfolio management experience. She brings strategic experience in investment policy creation, asset allocation, asset location, portfolio construction and sourcing and evaluating external investment managers. Julia specializes in incorporating alternative investment managers in traditional portfolios, and integrates her knowledge in quantitative strategies.

Kristopher Woods

Customer Success

Kris has spent his entire career working directly with hedge funds in sales and account management roles. Prior to joining Omega Point, Kris was a Project Manager at Blue Heron Research Partners, a primary research firm. Before that he was an institutional equity sales person at FBR Capital Markets for four years.

Karen Chen

Data Scientist

Karen is a data scientist at Omega Point Research. She has a Ph.D. in experimental high energy physics from Stony Brook University where she applied statistical analysis on large physics datasets using Python.

Alan Dion

Data Scientist

Before joining Omega Point as a data scientist, Alan Dion worked as a high energy physicist at Iowa State University, Brookhaven National Laboratory, and Stony Brook University. When not training machine learning algorithms on your financial data, Alan can likely be found on a kayak somewhere in the East Bay.

Jean-Baptiste Blanchet

Software Engineer

Based in Quebec City, Jean-Baptiste loves beautifully crafted code, singing (badly) during meetings, and reminding everyone that the Cowboys are doing pretty well this year.

Edgar Nuñez

Product Designer

Edgar is a Product Designer with a focus on Information Architecture and Analytics. Prior to Omega Point, Edgar was a design consultant on various global projects. He holds a MS in Human-Computer Interaction from the University of Michigan School of Information and a BA in Mathematics from the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Austin Mills

Data Engineering

Austin has over 18 years of experience leading software development and operational engineering teams at both startups and Fortune 500 companies. Most recently, he led the Site Reliability Engineering team at Apcera, a startup providing container management solutions. Prior to Apcera, Austin led operational engineering in Oracle’s infrastructure as a service and platform as a service offerings. Austin has a B.S. in Computer Science from Texas A&M University.

Julien Rodrigues

Senior Software Developer

French software developer living in Canada since 2014, he mainly worked in the realm of startups. Before Omega Point he was a senior UI Engineer and Chapter Lead in a startup studio (Maple Inside). He started his career in Paris as the Front End lead developer of the, by then, young startup QAPA, which is today one of the biggest recruitment companies in France.

Marc Warren

Data Science

Jonathan Bernstein

Finance & Operations

Tiffani Coleman

Administration

Anthony Graziano

Business Development

Anthony manages Business Development for the Omega Point platform. Prior to joining Omega Point, Anthony spent 13yrs at Arete Research, a leading, global independent equity research firm, where he was on the firm’s Board of Directors and served as US President & Global Head of Sales. Prior to Arete, Anthony was a Director of Institutional Sales at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein in London, New York, and Boston. Anthony received a BA from Bucknell University and a MBA from the University of Virginia. In his spare time, Anthony likes to spend as much time as possible skiing or on the water boating.

Dennis Rowe

Data Engineer

Dennis brings his expertise as a Senior DevOps Engineer to Omega Point's Data team. With experience across various computer languages and environments, he is particularly interested in solving unique problems around security, development, monitoring, testing, and deployment.

Jonathan Gauthier

Software Developer

Jonathan has over 10 years of experience in software development. Prior to Omega Point, he has led software development teams and worked as a software engineer in Canadian insurance companies and government regulatory agencies. He's a coffee addict and a car enthusiast.

Chris Woida

Strategic Alternatives

Prior to joining Omega Point, Chris served as CIO at AlphaFlow where he led portfolio construction research, risk modeling, and data science. Previously, Chris served as MD, Head of Index Solutions, at Axioma where he ran R&D, product strategy, and commercialization. While at BlackRock, Chris was a founding member of the Factor-Based Strategies Group and the lead investment strategist for BlackRock’s flagship style factor hedge fund. Chris is a graduate of The University of Chicago, with an MBA; Columbia University, with an MS in Engineering and Management Systems; and University of Wisconsin-Madison, with a BS in Industrial Engineering.

Kendall Osborn

Marketing Advisor

Kendall is a leader in the engineering and design of analytics applications with emphasis on data visualization, front end development, and user experience. He has an extensive background in information architecture, programming, database and systems administration, and graphic design over the past 20 years. Prior to Omega Point Kendall co-founded a social media analytics platform, he ran the analytics division at DeNA West, and he consulted for a variety of technology pioneers in Silicon Valley and the San Francisco Bay Area. Kendall holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business and Economics from the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Joe Halpern

Senior Advisor

Joe advises on business development related to utilizing Omega Point’s IP within investment products. Joe also sub-advises on a number of option-focused mutual funds and constructs investment portfolios as an outsourced CIO for several advisors. Prior, he was a lead negotiator and a portfolio manager for Lehman Brothers post bankruptcy and before that engineered option-based strategies as a Director on the Global Capital Markets team at ING.

Careers

Help Revolutionize Investing

We are looking for brilliant developers, data scientists and business analysts that are just as excited as we are about solving some of the world's most complex data challenges.

Come join our team of successful entrepreneurs, Ph.D’s, data wonks, Wall Street veterans and some new kids on the block where the best ideas, and not seniority, shape the company and product.

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