Perry Kaufman


A financial engineer, well-known for developing algorithmic strategies for the global equity and futures markets, Perry J. Kaufman began his career as a rocket scientist on the navigation and control systems for Gemini and in military reconnaissance. Kaufman applied his broad knowledge and experience in computers and technology to trading methods, risk analysis, and portfolio selection for institutional and commercial applications. Co-founder of the Journal of Futures Markets, Kauffman has written several books, including Trading Systems and Methods, which has been called “the most authoritative and comprehensive work” in the field.