Interview: Trading Systems With Michael Bryant by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan
With advanced degrees in mechanical engineering and computer science, working in the aerospace industry in the field of spacecraft design, and then in academia in the departments of ophthalmology and mechanical engineering, Michael Bryant found the markets a fascinating distraction. He gravitated toward trading futures and with his background its no surprise he went on to developing trading systems and then to developing software for traders. Bryant is the owner of Adaptrade Software, which develops products that are easily accessible to retail and professional traders.
STOCKS & COMMODITIES Editor Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan spoke with Michael Bryant on December 8, 2017 about what it takes to develop a trading system.
Mike, can you tell us a little bit about your background and how you got interested in trading?
My education is in engineering. I have a PhD in mechanical engineering with a minor in computer science. I had several different careers before I started trading. I was in aerospace engineering in spacecraft and launch vehicle design. I then switched to working as a research professor in a medical school developing biomechanical engineering models for the eye in the department of ophthalmology ...