The 2013 Global Volatility Summit took place on February 25 at 82 Mercer Street in SoHo, New York City. The event featured two panels with investment representatives from the ten sponsoring volatility and tail hedging managers, a panel consisting of corporate pension, public pension, and endowment decision makers, as well as a panel of well-known hedge fund consultants.
The theme of the event was strategic decision making, as represented by popular strategic games, and how it applies to volatility trading. Sal Khan (Founder of the Khan Academy) was the keynote speaker. Mr. Khan gave an exciting presentation on the innovative work the Khan Academy is doing to transform the learning process into a digital experience. Finally, Mike Edleson (Chief Risk Officer, University of Chicago) followed up on his tail hedge presentation from the year prior to comment on the implementation of a tail hedge. The event concluded with a cocktail networking session strategies.
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