Inspired quants have written
Over 9,000,000 backtests on Quantopian.

About Quantopian

Quantopian is a crowd-sourced quantitative investment firm. We inspire talented people from around the world to write investment algorithms.

Quantopian provides capital, education, data, a research environment, and a development platform to algorithm authors (quants). We offer license agreements for algorithms that fit our investment strategy, and the licensing authors are paid based on their strategy's individual performance. We provide everything a quant needs to create a strategy and profit from it.

Quantopian's community has nearly doubled year-over-year for the last four years and now numbers over 200,000 members. Quantopian’s members include finance professionals, scientists, developers, and students from more than 190 countries from around the world. The members collaborate in our forums and in person at regional meetups, workshops, and QuantCon, Quantopian's flagship annual event.

Leadership Team

John Fawcett
Founder and CEO
Jean Bredeche
Cofounder and CTO
Jess Stauth
Managing Director, Portfolio Management and Research
Caroline Sherman
Managing Director, Head of Enterprise
Marc Volpe
Chief Financial Officer & Chief Compliance Officer
Jonathan Kamens
Chief Information Security Officer
Josh Payne
Managing Director, Product
Rich Frank
VP Engineering
John Ricklefs
VP Infrastructure
Kelly Elmstrom
VP Communications
Dr. Thomas Wiecki
VP Data Science, Head of Research
Ying Xu
VP Finance
David Sargent
Portfolio Manager
Quantopian is funded and advised by Andreessen Horowitz, Bessemer Venture Partners, Khosla Ventures, and Spark Capital.

Work at Quantopian

Come help us tackle hard problems. We believe in hiring the best people and giving them hard problems to solve and the autonomy to solve them.

We're located in downtown Boston. Our collaborative office environment
and great culture mean you'll always be learning while building everything a quant needs to create a strategy and profit from it.

In addition to the positions listed below, we are always interested in talking to talented people. Email us at [email protected].


Content Intern
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Growth Science Intern
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Staff Accountant
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Site Reliability Engineer (SRE)
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Software Engineer
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Marketing & Events Intern
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