Dr. Giridhar Pemmasani
Head of Research & Development

Dr. Pemmasani oversees FQS’s Research and Development effort including the development of Providence, which is the firm's proprietary platform consisting of collation of hedge fund data, analytical tools to identify investment opportunities and manage portfolios. He obtained his PhD in Computer Science from Stony Brook University, New York.

Prior to joining FQS, he was the Principal Software Designer at Phoenix Technologies where his work on virtualization technology was awarded a patent. Dr. Pemmasani’s research has been published in peer-reviewed conferences and journals, including Journal of Algorithms, Functional and Logic Programming and International Conference in Logic Programming. He has also contributed to a number of popular open source tools dispy, asyncoro and ndiswrapper.