About the Author
Sergio M. Focardi is a founding partner of the Paris-based consulting firm, The Intertek Group. He consults on, trains on, and implements quantitative financial models. He is also a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Portfolio Management and author of numerous articles and books on financial modeling.
Petter N. Kolm, PHD, is a doctoral student in finance at Yale University's School of Management and a financial consultant in New York City. Previously, he worked in the Quantitative Strategies group at Goldman Sachs Asset Management where he developed quantitative investment models and strategies.