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Delivering a comprehensive approach that links technology and digital to financial and business strategy.

Edgar is recognized as a great business speaker, a confident communicator and a world class motivator. Global executives have come to appreciate his wide-ranging insights on how they can better position their organizations for success through strong leadership and a comprehensive approach that links business strategy and disruptive technologies including artificial intelligence and deep learning, quantum computing and cyber security. A published author, keynote speaker and business consultant for private equity and hedge funds, he is Council Member at the Gerson Lehrman Group, Guidepoint Global Advisors and Internal Consulting Group. Edgar has addressed thousands of top executives around the world through keynote speeches and corporate training programs on quantum computing, artificial intelligence, deep learning, cybersecurity and financial trading.

He has written several books: The AI Breakthrough, How Artificial Intelligence is Advancing Deep Learning and Revolutionizing Your World (2018); Knightmare on Wall Street, The Rise and Fall of Knight Capital and the Biggest Risk for Financial Markets (2013); The Speed Traders, An Insider's Look at the New High—Frequency Trading Phenomenon That is Transforming the Investing World, published in English by McGraw—Hill Inc. (2011); Investasi Super Kilat, published in Bahasa Indonesia by Kompas Gramedia (2012).

Edgar is one of the great business speakers, networkers and motivators on the lecture circuit. His programs and speeches all over the world provide inspirational and actionable insights for CEOs, directors and senior managers. Throughout the years, executives have come to appreciate his insights on how they can better position their organizations for success through strong leadership and a comprehensive approach that links technology and digital to business and financial strategy. Edgar speaks with corporate, association, and academic audiences around the world. Recent events include Harvard Business School, FIXProtocol Face2Face Forum, TradeTech Asia, Columbia Business School, Pace University, New York University, as well as, media appearances on CNBC, BNN,, and Channel NewsAsia, among other venues.

    His presentation topics include
  • The Ultimate Business Disruptor: Quantum Computing
  • Establishing or Improving a Cybersecurity Program
  • The Artificial Intelligence Breakthroughs that are changing the World
  • The Importance of the Cybersecurity Framework for Directors and CEO's
  • The Present and Future of High—Frequency Trading
  • Social Engineering: The "Weakest Human Link" in Cybersecurity

"Your presentation was the real highlight of the Emerging Markets Investments Summit. You clearly have the connections in the industry and are very well connected. "

Alex Ritson — BBC News

"Thank you very much for your participation in Berlin at the European Institute CEO Roundtable. Your presentation was fascinating, a really informative session. The delegates seemed to hang off your every word! We greatly appreciate you taking the time out of your busy schedule to join us for the event and look forward to working with you again in the near future."

Karen Litchfield — Director, European Institute & Global Fixed Income Institute

"It was such a pleasure to have you participate in our conference. The feedback was great and the information you shared with the audience was invaluable. Once again, thank you for your contribution in making the event a success".

Holly Chudzy — Corporate Events Coordinator, Peters & Co."


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