About the Author

David Weisberger, the Head of Equities at financial markets & technology consultancy ViableMkts (viablemkts.com) has over 30 years of experience in market structure, quantitative finance, and trading automation.  Mr. Weisberger started his career in technology, where he built the first program and electronic trading systems for Morgan Stanley before moving to the sales and trading business. He subsequently started the non-dollar program trading desk for Salomon Brothers, was the global architect of the firm’s equity trading platform where he designed their first trading algorithm and quantitatively managed central risk book before becoming responsible for the statistical arbitrage trading business.  He later ran their smart order routing business before joining Two Sigma to develop their wholesale market making business, which he ran for several years.  Most recently, Mr. Weisberger was the global head of equity market structure and quantitative equity products for IHS Markit.