Germán Creamer is an Associate Professor of quantitative finance at Stevens Institute of Technology. Dr. Creamer has been a senior manager in the Risk, Information and Banking Division in American Express where he worked in the enterprise-wide risk management and the information management groups. He has also taught at Columbia University,Tulane University, and in several leading Latin American business schools. Professor Creamer has been the economic advisor to the president of Ecuador, and to the government of Equatorial Guinea. He has also consulted for several hedge funds and international organizations such as United Nations Development Programme, World Bank, and US Agency for International Development.
Dr. Creamer graduated from the PhD program in Computer Science (specializing in computational finance), and the MS Program in Financial Engineering, both at Columbia University, and also holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Notre Dame. His articles have appeared in leading journals including Quantitative Finance, Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery, Computational Economics, Decision Support Systems, Eastern Economics Journal and World Trade Review. Professor Creamer is also a CFA charter holder.He is the recipient of the Knight Capital Prize for Best Use of Data in the annual Algorithmic Trading competition run by the University College London, the Seton Hall’s Bright Idea Award and the American Express Leadership Award on Innovation. He is a Fulbright scholar and has been awarded a grant from the State of Louisiana’s Board of Regents for establishing a “Risk Management System of Latin American Capital Markets.” His current area of research is on algorithmic trading, financial decision support systems and machine learning applications to finance.