37 min

Embracing Math for Daily Decision Making – Sebastian Ceria, CEO of Qontigo Wharton FinTech Podcast

    • Technology

Miguel Armaza sits down with Sebastian Ceria, CEO of Qontigo, a NY-based global company that combines the most sophisticated risk analytics and portfolio-construction tools in the market, while also offering indexing services. Qontigo has over 550 employees, but it’s one of those revolutionary and successful companies most people haven’t heard of.

Prior to launching his own venture, Sebastian was an Associate Professor of Decision, Risk and Operations at Columbia Business School. But after seeing the incredible entrepreneurial success from some of his former students, he decided to leave academia and launch his own ventures in 1998.

About Qontigo

Qontigo is a financial intelligence innovator and a leader in the modernization of investment management, from risk to return.
The combination of the group’s world-class indices and best-of-breed analytics, underpinned by technological expertise and customer-driven innovation, enables its clients to achieve competitive advantage in a rapidly changing marketplace.

Qontigo’s global client base includes the world’s largest financial products issuers, capital owners and asset managers. Created in 2019 through the combination of Axioma, DAX and STOXX, Qontigo is part of Deutsche Börse Group, headquartered in Eschborn with key locations in New York, Zug and London.

Miguel Armaza sits down with Sebastian Ceria, CEO of Qontigo, a NY-based global company that combines the most sophisticated risk analytics and portfolio-construction tools in the market, while also offering indexing services. Qontigo has over 550 employees, but it’s one of those revolutionary and successful companies most people haven’t heard of.

Prior to launching his own venture, Sebastian was an Associate Professor of Decision, Risk and Operations at Columbia Business School. But after seeing the incredible entrepreneurial success from some of his former students, he decided to leave academia and launch his own ventures in 1998.

About Qontigo

Qontigo is a financial intelligence innovator and a leader in the modernization of investment management, from risk to return.
The combination of the group’s world-class indices and best-of-breed analytics, underpinned by technological expertise and customer-driven innovation, enables its clients to achieve competitive advantage in a rapidly changing marketplace.

Qontigo’s global client base includes the world’s largest financial products issuers, capital owners and asset managers. Created in 2019 through the combination of Axioma, DAX and STOXX, Qontigo is part of Deutsche Börse Group, headquartered in Eschborn with key locations in New York, Zug and London.

37 min

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