Stan Yakoff

Head of Americas Supervision Citadel

Stan is the Head of Americas Supervision at Citadel Securities where he covers the Equities, Futures, ETFs, and systematic trading businesses.  Stan is also an Adjunct Professor at Fordham University School of Law teaching Quant Trading & US Market Structure Regulation as well as a FinTech Advisory Board Member with the University of South Florida’s College of Business.  Stan previously was a Compliance Officer at Marshall Wace North America L.P. where he specialized in Quantitative Compliance and helped build the core US compliance program.  Prior to that he worked at Knight Capital Group focusing on algorithmic trading, market structure, and surveillance. He holds a J.D. in Law from Fordham University School of Law where he was an Associate Editor on the Journal of Corporate & Financial Law, and additionally holds an M.Eng. in Engineering Management, M.S. in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Engineering, and M.A. in Technology, Policy & Ethics from Stevens Institute of Technology.  Stan is Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (“CRISC”) and is also a Certified Fraud Examiner (“CFE”).  Stan is a Global Panelist on the MIT Technology Review and lectures and publishes on industry topics including FinTech, RegTech, alternative data, regulatory and enforcement matters, surveillance, cybersecurity, data privacy, and risk management. 

Conference Day One: June 30 2020

Tuesday, June 30th, 2020

4:20 PM Panel: How to recover when machine learning goes wrong

- Identifying at what point human intervention is necessary 
- Avoiding building models on spurious relationships