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Peter Todd

Senior Quantitative Developer

Peter Todd is a Senior Quantitative Developer for Front Office Solutions and joined Northern Trust in 2021. Prior to his current role Peter was a founding member and chief architect of software products at Parilux. He started his career in financial technology working for Dr. Harry Markowitz creating mean variance optimization programs, an integral part of modern portfolio theory. He later built the research and quantitative analytical systems for Riverview Alternative Investment Advisors, a $1.5bb fund of hedge funds. Prior to his work in financial technology, he helped develop advanced military communication systems (the Joint Tactical Information Distribution System) at GEC-Siemens, a defense contractor.

Peter received a Ph.D in Biochemistry from Cornell University Graduate School of Medical Sciences and a B.S. in Chemistry from Utah State University. Pete is a CFA charter holder.