Geoff is the founder of Quantext, an analytics consulting firm. Geoff was an early contributor to SeekingAlpha. He has written articles for a range of trade publications. He has been working in quantitative finance for about nineteen years. Before entering finance, Geoff was a research scientist for NASA. Geoff holds a PhD in Atmospheric Science and a BS in Physics. He left NASA to become a quantitative analyst designing pricing models for exotic derivatives. He has worked on designing quantitative analytics for a range of firms. Quantext is a strategic adviser to FOLIOfn,Inc. (www.foliofn.com).