Mendoza School of Business

Jeffrey Bacidore

Associate Teaching Professor
  264 Mendoza College of Business
  • Biography
  • Background

Jeff Bacidore has over 20 years of experience in quantitative trading and investing across multiple asset classes. In addition to founding his own consulting firm, The Bacidore Group, Jeff held senior positions at Goldman Sachs, Citadel, and Credit Suisse. Jeff has also taught at leading business schools, including Indiana University, the University of Michigan, and the University of Notre Dame.

Jeff's work has been published in leading academic and practitioner journals, and he has presented at numerous professional and academic conferences. His work has been featured in leading business publications, including the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, and The New York Times. Jeff has also testified before the U.S. House of Representatives on market structure issues. His recent book Algorithmic Trading: A Practitioner's Guide is used widely among practitioners and academics alike.

Jeff has a B.A. in Economics from Knox College, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Finance from Indiana University. While a junior at Knox College, Jeff was named a University of Chicago Business Fellow and attended the University of Chicago's Booth Graduate School of Business prior to completing his undergraduate degree. Jeff also received a Ford Foundation Fellowship for his research into equity market trading.

Areas of Expertise
Quantitative investing
Quantitative methods
Algorithmic trading