Trading Systems

Posted on Friday, Feb 19, 2021
Rob and Jason are joined by Carl Cook from Optiver. They first talk discuss an announcement from Khronos that SYCL 2020 has been released, and a blog post from Microsoft on updates to the Visual Studio Code C++ extension. Then they talk to Carl Cook from Optiver about how they use C++ to power everything they do.


Carl Cook

Carl Cook

Carl has a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. Since graduating in 2005, he has worked mainly within finance, ranging from hedge funds and market makers through to cryptocurrency trading. Carl is interested in high performance and low latency systems, and enjoys the competitive and challenging nature of trading. As a hobby he enjoys recreational flying, and sees parallels between the safety built into aviation, and the safety in place within regulated financial markets.


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