Kathryn Zhao joined Cantor Fitzgerald in Sept. 2017 as the Global Head of Electronic Trading. She developed the Precision Algo Platform and has successfully rolled it out to the entire equities algorithmic trading suite leveraging the most advanced technologies today. Her mandate at Cantor Fitzgerald has expanded to cover other asset classes, including foreign exchange and fixed income.
Kathryn joined Cantor Fitzgerald from JPMorgan where she started as the Head of Linear Quantitative Research in Asia before relocating to New York to assume the role of Global Head of Algorithmic Quantitative Research. She led quantitative research efforts not only for the Electronic Trading business but also Delta-One, ETF Market Making, Automated Market Making, Cash, Central Risk Book, as well as Block Trading. Kathryn previously worked at Deutsche Bank, based in Hong Kong, where she rose quickly to head the Electronic Trading team for APAC.