Eric Lepouchard earned a Diploma of Engineer from the Ecole Centrale de Lille as well as a Masters in Computer Science from the University of Virginia. Prior to joining MSCF, he spent over a decade writing software for Wall Street. These years building leading-edge trading systems not only allowed him to acquire strong software engineering skills but also instilled in him a real passion for the financial markets. Following his successful career in technology, he has decided to study Quantitative Finance in order to combine an advanced mathematical and statistical expertise with his existing programming background. His ultimate objective is to help trading companies improve their performance, increase their risk-adjusted return, and deliver their value to the markets.