Back to Community
Welcome Dan Whitnable!

Longtime community member, platform expert, and prolific forum poster, Dan Whitnable has joined Quantopian full-time!

Dan has been a valued member of the Quantopian Community for 3 years. To date, he has run over 14,000 backtests and has made over 1,000 posts in the Quantopian Forums, most of which have been focused on helping other community members with their research and algorithms (example). His answers are always thorough and the Quantopian team is extremely grateful for all of the work that he's done to keep the forums welcoming and educational.

Going forward, Dan will be a part Quantopian's support team and will continue to help the Quantopian community learn and grow like he always has. He will also help us learn and collect feedback from you as we shape our platform and build out new features.

Welcome, Dan!

Disclaimer

The material on this website is provided for informational purposes only and does not constitute an offer to sell, a solicitation to buy, or a recommendation or endorsement for any security or strategy, nor does it constitute an offer to provide investment advisory services by Quantopian. In addition, the material offers no opinion with respect to the suitability of any security or specific investment. No information contained herein should be regarded as a suggestion to engage in or refrain from any investment-related course of action as none of Quantopian nor any of its affiliates is undertaking to provide investment advice, act as an adviser to any plan or entity subject to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended, individual retirement account or individual retirement annuity, or give advice in a fiduciary capacity with respect to the materials presented herein. If you are an individual retirement or other investor, contact your financial advisor or other fiduciary unrelated to Quantopian about whether any given investment idea, strategy, product or service described herein may be appropriate for your circumstances. All investments involve risk, including loss of principal. Quantopian makes no guarantees as to the accuracy or completeness of the views expressed in the website. The views are subject to change, and may have become unreliable for various reasons, including changes in market conditions or economic circumstances.

13 responses

Wow, what a nice surprise!

Dan is a great addition to the team. It should have been done even earlier. He has great programming skills. Bravo.

Congrats, Dan! You deserve it. I've always admired your generosity in helping others.

Congratulations Dan! He's answered a lot of my questions in the forums.

Yes!

Congrats. This is pretty cool.

Congratulations, the best all time helper to the Quantopian Community!
Good luck with your new role.

Congrats Dan on your new role. Your passion for Quant finance, and knowledge and insight into the Quantopian platform just shines through every one of your helpful posts.

Congratulations Dan! I've used tons of your posts to learn more about Quant Finance.

Kudos also to Q management for recognizing talent and passion from within the Q community!

Dan has been super kind to me and generous with his help and time so very well deserved and very definitely an asset for Q - congratulations Dan

Great news! Congrats Dan!

Congrats Dan!!