Alex McGuire is a mathematician who, with a startling lack of originality, ended up working in the city as a quant developer. He has been developing pricing and risk management systems for derivatives of varying complexity for the past twenty years,
Talks I've Given
Scala, A better language for finance?!
Featuring Alex McGuire
After describing some of the areas of Scala that are of particular interest in financial development, Alex talks about the reasons Scala improved his team's productivity, reduced the size of the codebase and eased maintainance.scala finance functional-programming