Bloomberg Info Session

Bloomberg Info Session
Speaker: Daniel Wytock – Software Engineering Manager in the Equity Group – Stanford alum
Panelists:
Todd Ferguson – COO of Bloomberg’s Engineering Department - Stanford Alum
Harley Sugarman – Software Engineer on the Research Authoring Team – Stanford Alum
Gaspar Garcia – Software Engineering intern summers of 2016 and 2017
Date : October 10, 2017
Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Gates Building, Room 104
Dinner will be served!

Abstract:
Come find out how Bloomberg’s 5000 Software Engineers design, build, and maintain world’s number one source for real-time and historical financial market data and analytics. Our Engineers work on some of the most fascinating technical challenges in business and finance, developing solutions that have an immediate impact on the world’s financial markets.

During the first half of the session, Dan will give an overview of working as an Engineer at Bloomberg. What do we work on? What is Bloomberg’s tech culture look like? How do Bloomberg Engineer’s contribute to the open source community, and to global research efforts in fields such as Machine Learning? Dan will then be joined by three other Stanford Alumni to form a panel of diverse experiences, who will answer questions from the audience.

Bio:
Daniel Wytock graduated from Stanford in 1998 with a degree in Computer Science, and as the captain of the Varsity Soccer Team. He joined Bloomberg in 2008, after spending 10 years as a Software Engineer at both a technology company, and on a bank’s trading floor. Dan is currently managing our Equity Applications Data Ingestion group, which consists of 27 Engineers.

Date: 
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
location: 
Gates Computer Science, 353 Serra Mall, Stanford, CA 94305, USA