Edgar Perez is a great business futurist speaker, a confident communicator and a world class motivator.
Global executives have come to appreciate 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 including artificial intelligence and deep learning, quantum computing and cyber security.
He is a published author, keynote speaker and business consultant for private equity and hedge funds.
He is author of The AI Breakthrough, How Artificial Intelligence is Advancing Deep Learning and Revolutionizing Your World (2018), Knightmare on Wall Street, (2013), and The Speed Traders, published in English by McGraw-Hill Inc.
(2011), 交易快手, published in Mandarin by China Financial Publishing House (2012), and Investasi Super Kilat, published in Bahasa Indonesia by Kompas Gramedia (2012).
Mr. Perez has addressed thousands of top executives around the world through keynote speeches and corporate training programs on artificial intelligence, deep learning, cybersecurity and financial trading.
He has presented in Beijing, Chicago, Hong Kong, Kiev, Kuala Lumpur, Lima, London, Miami, Naples, New York, Santiago, Sao Paulo, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Stockholm and Warsaw, among other global capitals.
He contributes to The New York Times and China’s International Finance News and Sina Finance.
Mr. Perez has been interviewed on CNN, CNBC, FOX BUSINESS, Bloomberg TV, CNN en Español, Petersburg – Channel 5, Sina Finance, BNN‘s Business Day, CCTV China, TheStreet.com, Leaderonomics, GPW Media, Channel NewsAsia‘s Business Tonight and Cents & Sensibilities.
- CME Group
- Securities and Exchange Commission
- Hong Kong Securities Institute
- University of International Business and Economics
- Harvard Business School’s VC & PE Conference
- MIT Sloan Investment Management Conference
- Institutional Investor
Edgar has presented to the Council on Foreign Relations, Vadym Hetman Kyiv National Economic University (Kiev), Quant Investment & HFT Summit APAC (Shanghai), U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (Washington DC), CFA Singapore, Hong Kong Securities Institute, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University, University of International Business and Economics (Beijing) and Hult International Business School (Shanghai), among other public and private institutions.
In addition, Edgar has spoken at a number of global conferences, including Cyber Security World Conference (New York), Inside Market Data (Chicago), Emerging Markets Investments Summit (Warsaw), CME Group‘s Global Financial Leadership Conference (Naples Beach, FL), Harvard Business School‘s Venture Capital & Private Equity Conference (Boston), High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum (New York, Chicago), MIT Sloan Investment Management Conference (Cambridge), Institutional Investor‘s Global Growth Markets Forum (London), TradeTech Asia (Singapore) and FIXGlobal Face2Face (Seoul).
Edgar Perez – Futurist Speaker was 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. Edgar has an undergraduate degree in Systems Engineering from Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería, Lima, Peru (1994), a Master of Administration from Universidad ESAN, Lima, Peru (1997) and a Master of Business Administration from Columbia Business School, New York, with a dual major in Finance and Management (2002).
He belongs to the Beta Gamma Sigma honor society. Edgar is an accomplished salsa and hustle dancer and resides in the New York City area with wife Olga, son Edgar Felipe and daughter Svetlana Sofia.