From Biotech To Quant With Scott Andrews by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan
Scott Andrews is cofounder and CEO of InvestiQuant (www.investiquant.com), a financial services company that uses robust historical market analyses and predictive analytics. Prior to InvestiQuant, he cofounded Master The Gap and SciQuest, which he took public as CEO. He has an MBA from the University of North Carolina and served as an aviator in the US Army after graduating from West Point (USMA).
STOCKS & COMMODITIES Editor Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan spoke with Scott Andrews on April 4, 2016 about the importance of having automated trading strategies.
Scott, tell us a little bit about yourself and how you got interested in the financial markets.
I was fortunate to take a company public at a pretty young age in the 1990s. I went to West Point. I was in the Army for five years and after that worked as a sales representative for a medical supplies company. This was in the early ’90s, and the Internet was just starting to be used by my customers, who were scientists doing research. They introduced me to the Internet, and that’s when lightbulbs went off for me...