Fixed Income Future Leaders USA 2017

May 16-May 18, 2017

Westin Copley Place - Boston

44 (0)207 368 9330

Isaac Chang

Co-head of Trading
AQR

Isaac is the Co-head of Trading at AQR. In this role, he is responsible for managing the firm’s trading operations across all asset classes and regions. Prior to AQR, Isaac was the Global Head of Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities at KCG Holdings, where he was responsible for all aspects of automated trading for the division. Previously, he spent nearly 12 years at Goldman Sachs, most recently as a Managing Director in Interest Rate Products. He began his career in the Risk Management and Analytics group at BlackRock. He has served on the Treasury Borrowing Advisory Committee (TBAC), and has been frequent conference speaker on topics related to trading and market structure. Isaac earned a B.S.E. in Computer Science from Princeton University and an M.B.A. from New York University’s Stern School of Business.



Day 1- Wednesday May 17th 2017

09:10 AM All Star Panel: The big picture on market structure- What are the major developments transforming US fixed income markets and how will this change the way you interact with your sell side, platform and technology counterparts?

  • Market structure through the lens- what has changed on the back of regulation and new technology, and what remains the same?
  • Is consolidation amongst new fixed income venues inevitable and if so why is this not yet happening?
  • Can brokers still remain competitive in a new age of liquidity provision, pricing formational and reduced dealer balance sheets?
  • With more data and technology available to the buy side, what will be the long term impact on fixed income market structure?
  • What type of market can facilitate an efficient structure between buy side, sell side and platforms, and how can all market players work together to make this a reality?