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Tucker Balch is an associate professor in the School of Interactive Computing and a managing partner of Lucena Research (fresh startup). Balch develops and uses statistical machine learning and data mining algorithms to augment and inform trading decisions. He teaches a course at Georgia Tech on this topic, and he has also built an open source software system to support this effort.
Balch spent a sabbatical year at Cerebellum Capital, a machine learning-based hedge fund in San Francisco, and he consults with thinkorswim, a top online broker.
Before joining academia, Balch was an F-15 pilot in the USAF.
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