Edgar Perez

Artificial intelligence (AI), deep learning and cyber security expert

Edgar Perez | NMP Live
About

Edgar Perez is one the world’s few business and technology experts who can light up a room with insightful and educational presentations on subjects that range from artificial intelligence and deep learning to quantum and neuromorphic computing and from cybersecurity to the latest on investing.

A former vice president at Citigroup, senior consultant at IBM, and a strategy consultant at McKinsey & Co. in New York City, he is a published author, keynote business speaker, consultant for billion-dollar private equity and hedge funds, and possesses subject matter expertise in
quantum computing, artificial intelligence and deep learning, cyber security and financial regulation.

Edgar is author of The AI Breakthrough, How Artificial Intelligence is Advancing Deep Learning and Revolutionising Your World, Knightmare on Wall Street, The Rise and Fall of Knight Capital and the Biggest Risk for Financial Markets, and The Speed Traders, An Insider’s Look at the New High-Frequency Trading Phenomenon That is Transforming the Investing World and Investasi Super Kilat.

Edgar has an undergraduate degree in Systems Engineering from Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería, Lima, Peru (1994), a Master of Administration from Universidad ESAN, Lima, Peru (1997) and a Master of Business Administration fromColumbia Business School, New York, with a dual major in Finance and Management (2002).

He belongs to the Beta Gamma Sigma honour society and is an accomplished salsa and hustle dancer. He resides in the New York City area.

Speech Topics

Edgar Perez has addressed thousands of top executives around the world through keynote speeches and corporate training programs on quantum computing, artificial intelligence (AI), deep learning, financial trading & cybersecurity.

He has presented in Beijing, Chicago, Hong Kong, Kiev, Kuala Lumpur, Lima, London, Miami, Naples, New York, Santiago, Sao Paulo, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Stockholm and Warsaw, among other global capitals. Edgar also contributes to The New York Times and China’s International Finance News and Sina Finance.

Popular keynote speaking topics Include: 
• Meet the Blockchain’s Newest Hype Machine: NFTs
• The Artificial Intelligence Breakthroughs that are Changing the Digital World
• Advice for Global Organizations: Never Let a Crisis Go to Waste
• Achieving Digital Impact with “State-of-the-art” Deep Learning
• Is the Global Race to Achieve Quantum Supremacy Coming to an End?
• What the Boeing 737 Groundings can teach us about Technology and Automation
• Neuro what? Neuromorphic Computing and the Quest to Build an Artificial Brain
• The Ultimate Business Disruptor: Quantum Computing
• The Importance of the Cybersecurity Framework for Directors and CEOs
• The Challenges of Content Creation on Machine Learning Steroids
• Managing the Upcoming Tsunami of Unstructured Data with Artificial Intelligence
• Trade Wars and their Impact on Financial Markets already influenced by • Artificial Intelligence (AI)
• Social Engineering: The “Weakest Human Link” in Cybersecurity
• The Biggest Risk for Financial Markets
• Establishing or Improving a Cybersecurity Program


Edgar Perez has presented to the US Department of Defence, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Council on Foreign Relations, Quant Investment & HFT Summit APAC (Shanghai), CFA Singapore, Hong Kong Securities Institute, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University and University of International Business and Economics (Beijing), among other public and private institutions.

In addition, he has spoken at a number of global conferences, including Institutional Investor’s CEO Roundtable (Berlin) and Global Growth Markets Forum (London), Cyber Security World Conference (New York), Inside Market Data (Chicago), Emerging Markets Investments Summit (Warsaw), CME Group‘s Global Financial Leadership Conference (Naples Beach), Harvard Business School‘s Venture Capital & Private Equity Conference (Boston), MIT Sloan Investment Management Conference (Cambridge), TradeTech Asia (Singapore) and FIXGlobal Face2Face (Seoul).

Testimonials

We were much honored to host Edgar Perez at our annual conference held at our Washington DC headquarters. The Market Abuse Unit investigates large-scale market abuses and complex manipulation schemes by institutional traders, market professionals and others. As such, we were focused on the discussion of these topics in his book The Speed Traders, copies of which we purchased for each of our unit supervisors. We really appreciated his first-hand impressions of the current trading world as well as his thoughts on how trading practices will evolve in the future

David Hawke - Chief, Market Abuse Unit, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Thank you very much Edgar for your participation in Berlin at the European Institute CEO Roundtable. Your presentation was fascinating, a really informative session. The delegates seemed to hang off your every word! We greatly appreciate you taking the time out of your busy schedule to join us for the event and look forward to working with you again in the near future

Karen Litchfield - Director, European Institute

I would like to show my appreciation on your willingness to share your insights about cybersecurity. We would certainly have you in mind as we move forward to deal with this very important issue

Nik Hasyudeen - former President of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants

Edgar can deliver insightful and compelling presentations to audiences at the highest levels. Thanks to his international entrepreneurial and consulting experience, Edgar can persuasively highlight current developments and critical trends on a variety of business and technology topics, from Artificial Intelligence to Quantum Computing, and from Cybersecurity to Fintech. His programs are undoubtedly lively and unquestionably inspiring. His unique insights, built over decades of rich industry experience, capture the undivided attention of CEOs and top executives

Maggie Shen - Senior Manager, Elite Master of Finance, Fanhai International School of Finance

Thanks so much for your incredible speech at our forum. It was an excellent presentation. We really look forward to bringing you back in the near future. Thank you again for giving your all

Maria Ximena Bejarano - Enterprise Software Leader, Broadcom

Edgar absolutely exceeded our expectations. He delivered an amazing review of today’s global geopolitical environment. In a very straightforward and illuminating fashion, Edgar synthesized recent developments and future scenarios for our C-level audience hungering and thirsting for the most practical knowledge about China’s recent policies and strategies

Rodrigo Ferreira - Manager, StartSe

I have had the pleasure of working with many of the industry’s smartest minds. Edgar Perez ranks among the best speakers I have ever encountered. His keynotes on disruptive technologies have influenced industry leaders attending our forums in many parts of the world. In just one hour, attendees gain a fresh perspective on the major trends that are transforming the world, one qubit at a time

Melania Pulitzer - Managing Director, GLDNAcademy

It was such a pleasure to have Edgar Perez participate in our conference. The feedback was great and the information he shared with the audience was invaluable. Once again, thank you for your contribution in making the event a success

Holly Chudzy - Corporate Events Coordinator, Peters & Co

Books and DVDs

Clients often ask about purchasing books for giveaways and delegate packs. Below you’ll find a selection of products by Edgar Perez. Click the images to view on Amazon's website. For bulk orders, please speak with your Booking Agent.

How to book Edgar Perez for your event

To book Edgar Perez, please submit an online enquiry, email bookings@nmp.co.uk or speak with one of our booking agents on +44 (0)1372 361 004.

You may also be interested in...
Gerd Leonhard | NMP Live
Gerd Leonhard

World-leading futurist, visionary thinker and humanist

Neil Martin | NMP Live
Neil Martin

Formula One data analyst and former Head of Strategy at Ferrari

Professor Joseph E. Stiglitz | NMP Live
Professor Joseph E. Stiglitz

Winner Nobel Prize in Economics and former Chief Economist of The World Bank

Garry Kasparov | NMP Live
Garry Kasparov

World chess grandmaster and expert on AI, strategy and logical thinking

Nina Schick | NMP Live
Nina Schick

Geopolitical commentator and AI expert specialising in deep fakes

You may also be interested in...
Gerd Leonhard | NMP Live
Gerd Leonhard

World-leading futurist, visionary thinker and humanist

Neil Martin | NMP Live
Neil Martin

Formula One data analyst and former Head of Strategy at Ferrari

Professor Joseph E. Stiglitz | NMP Live
Professor Joseph E. Stiglitz

Winner Nobel Prize in Economics and former Chief Economist of The World Bank

Garry Kasparov | NMP Live
Garry Kasparov

World chess grandmaster and expert on AI, strategy and logical thinking

Nina Schick | NMP Live
Nina Schick

Geopolitical commentator and AI expert specialising in deep fakes

Really pleased with the service that we got from NMP Live Ltd.

Zahir White, Media Officer - Cats Protection
MORE TESTIMONIALS
Bookings and enquiries
Call +44 (0)1372 361 004 or Email us

Need help and advice? | Want to join our roster?

MAKE AN ENQUIRY