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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!


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14 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.


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!!

to not take too much of his time with email, want to thank Dan for going above and beyond helping me with notebooks yesterday. I approached a frustration block where I was reading but not even comprehending the tutorials and stuck the past two weeks. He helped a lot so thank you.