Meet ace programmer and poker player Lan Quach

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Meet Ground-Breaking Cloud Architect and Avatar Trainer Carmen Saenz

Carmen Saenz, senior devops leader with Kairos LLC, a PEAK6 company, is continually pushing cloud architecture boundaries. At the same time, Carmen, who is working on her Ph.D. at DePaul, is training an avatar to be an effective sign-language translator in French, American, Greek and Mexican sign languages. Right now: I make decisions with the […]

Meet coder turned trader Roxy Rong

Roxy Rong, trading manager at PEAK6, learned to code at 10 to design games to play with friends. She was obsessed with math as a teen, and studied actuarial science at University of Wisconsin. That is, until she took her first investment class. Immediately, she was hooked. Roxy, who joined PEAK6 as a trading associate […]

Meet new grads Xizi Yang and Youmna Rabie

Youmna Rabie and Xizi Yang are some of the newest software engineers to join PEAK6 Capital Management. They completed PEAK6’ Technology Experience for Women internship in 2019, the summer after each completed their junior year of college studying computer science—Youmna at University of California, Berkeley with a double major in economics and computer science, and […]

Meet tech leader and innovator Palak Jain

Palak Jain, senior director of platform engineering, has been with PEAK6 since graduating from college in 2009. Since joining PEAK6 as an engineer, Palak’s technology roles have spanned building trading applications, to working with recent college grads on career development as an engineering manager, to collaborating with senior leadership on the trading firm’s tech strategy […]