Jeffrey Ludwig

last updated 12/7/2017

Jeffrey Ludwig

Director of Jump Labs At Research Park at Jump Trading, LLC

Location:
600 West Chicago Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, United States
HQ Phone:
(312) 205-8900

General Information

Experience

Senior Vice President - PIMCO Companies

Director and Senior Portfolio Manager - Barclays

Trader - Millennium Partners

Portfolio Manager - Pacific Investment Management Company (PIMCO) Vice

Vice President - Credit Suisse AG

Education

Ph.D - Electrical Engineering and Computer Science , Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Affiliations

Advisory Board Member - BeneResource Group

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Advisory Board

Jeff Ludwig
Mr. Ludwig brings 15 years of advanced experience in finance, computing, and health care. His extensive background began with Vice President positions at Credit Suisse Securities and later Pacific Investment Management Company (PIMCO) where he managed $22 billion derivatives-based enhanced equity index product with 155 bp average annual alpha. He was also responsible for launching seven new mutual funds spanning international equities, real estate, commodities and TIPS. Additionally, he maintained active as a proprietary quantitative trader in the global index arbitrage group focusing on intraday futures trading. Mr. Ludwig then went on to managing large portfolios at several other prestigious financial institutions such as Millennium Partners, L.P., Barclays Capital, and SAC Capital Management. Here he continued to expand his breadth of knowledge in the financial sector, managing $5 billion treasury bond basis strategy and $100 million commodities arbitrage strategy. This also included quantitative futures strategies spanning equities, fixed income, commodities, and volatility. Currently, Mr. Ludwig is Director of Jump Labs at Research Park in Chicago, IL. In this role he is a leader of new endeavors to establish epicenters for excellence in high performance computing, and machine learning promoting advances in high frequency trading, entrepreneurship, and health care. Mr. Ludwig has a Ph.D in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and completed his thesis on algorithms for low power multimedia devices. During his studies, he published 12 journal articles and secured one U.S. patent. He was the Valedictorian of Manual High School, Peoria, IL and is a proud Eagle Scout.

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Advisory Board

Jeff Ludwig
Mr. Ludwig brings 15 years of advanced experience in finance, computing, and health care. His extensive background began with Vice President positions at Credit Suisse Securities and later Pacific Investment Management Company (PIMCO) where he managed $22 billion derivatives-based enhanced equity index product with 155 bp average annual alpha. He was also responsible for launching seven new mutual funds spanning international equities, real estate, commodities and TIPS. Additionally, he maintained active as a proprietary quantitative trader in the global index arbitrage group focusing on intraday futures trading. Mr. Ludwig then went on to managing large portfolios at several other prestigious financial institutions such as Millennium Partners, L.P., Barclays Capital, and SAC Capital Management. Here he continued to expand his breadth of knowledge in the financial sector, managing $5 billion treasury bond basis strategy and $100 million commodities arbitrage strategy. This also included quantitative futures strategies spanning equities, fixed income, commodities, and volatility. Currently, Mr. Ludwig is Director of Jump Labs at Research Park in Chicago, IL. In this role he is a leader of new endeavors to establish epicenters for excellence in high performance computing, and machine learning promoting advances in high frequency trading, entrepreneurship, and health care. Mr. Ludwig has a Ph.D in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and completed his thesis on algorithms for low power multimedia devices. During his studies, he published 12 journal articles and secured one U.S. patent. He was the Valedictorian of Manual High School, Peoria, IL and is a proud Eagle Scout.

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PIMCO Advisors: Mutual Funds | About this Fund

The Fund is co-managed by John Brynjolfsson and Jeff Ludwig.Mr. Ludwig is a Senior Vice President at PIMCO with responsibilities in the areas of equity index trading, hedged products and domestic analytics.

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