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As Mexico’S Telecom Industry Is Rapidly Growing, So Is High Frequency Trading

Edgar PerezEdgar Perez, Author of The Speed Traders, Speaker at The Speed Traders Workshop 2012 Mexico City: How Algorithmic and High Frequency Traders Leverage Profitable Strategies to Find Alpha in Equities, Options, Futures and FX, July 27

Edgar Perez, Author of The Speed Traders, Speaker at The Speed Traders Workshop 2012 Mexico City: How Algorithmic and High Frequency Traders Leverage Profitable Strategies to Find Alpha in Equities, Options, Futures and FX, July 27

Fox News Latino has recently reported Mexico's telecom industry grew 11.9 percent in the first quarter of 2012 compared to the same period last year mainly due to strong performance by the satellite TV, mobile telephony and long distance segments, according to the Federal Telecommunications Commission (Cofetel). Technological advancements have evolved the way we operate on a day-to-day basis in this accelerated, changing business world. High frequency trading happens to be one of them.

Bolsa Mexicana de Valores, BMV, the Mexican Stock Exchange, the second largest exchange in Latin American, recently launched a number of strategic and technology initiatives designed to promote foreign investment in the Mexican financial markets and its position as a Latin American leader in high-frequency trading.

Edgar Perez, author of The Speed Traders, will conduct the most thorough review of high-frequency trading at his upcoming The Speed Traders Workshop 2012 Mexico City: How High Frequency Traders Leverage Profitable Strategies to Find Alpha in Equities, Options, Futures and FX, July 27 (http://www.TheSpeedTradersWorkshop.com).

Mr. Perez is widely regarded as the preeminent speaker in the specialized area of high-frequency trading. He is the author of The Speed Traders, An Insider's Look at the New High-Frequency Trading Phenomenon That is Transforming the Investing World (www.thespeedtraders.com), published by McGraw-Hill Inc. (2011) and currently being translated into Chinese and Portuguese, and course director of The Speed Traders Workshop 2012, How High Frequency Traders Leverage Profitable Strategies to Find Alpha in Equities, Options, Futures and FX (Hong Kong, Sao Paulo, Seoul, Kuala Lumpur, Warsaw, Kiev).

Mr. Perez has been featured on CNBC Cash Flow (with Oriel Morrison), CNBC Squawk Box (with Geoff Cutmore), BNN Business Day (with Kim Parlee), TheStreet.com (with Gregg Greenberg), Channel NewsAsia Business Tonight and Cents & Sensibilities (with Lin Xue Ling), NHK World, iMoney Hong Kong, Hedge Fund Brief, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Dallas Morning News, Valor Econômico, The Korea Herald, FIXGlobal Trading, The Korea Times, TODAY Online, Oriental Daily News and Business Times.

Mr. Perez has been engaged to present to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, CFA Singapore, Hong Kong Securities Institute, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University and Pace University, among other public and private institutions. In addition, Mr. Perez has spoken at a number of global conferences, including Harvard Business School's Venture Capital & Private Equity Conference (Boston), High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum (New York, Chicago, London), MIT Sloan Investment Management Conference (Cambridge), Institutional Investor's Global Growth Markets Forum (London), Technical Analysis Society (Singapore), TradeTech Asia (Singapore), FIXGlobal Face2Face (Seoul) and Private Equity Convention Russia, CIS & Eurasia (London).

Mr. Perez was a vice president at Citigroup, a senior consultant at IBM, and a consultant at McKinsey & Co. in New York City. Mr. Perez has an undergraduate degree from Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería, Lima, Peru (1994), a Master of Administration from Universidad ESAN, Lima, Peru (1997) and a Master of Business Administration from Columbia Business School, New York, with a dual major in Finance and Management (2002). He belongs to the Beta Gamma Sigma honor society. Mr. Perez resides in the New York City area and is an accomplished salsa and hustle dancer.

The Speed Traders Workshop 2012 Mexico City will reveal how high-frequency trading players are succeeding in the global markets and driving the development of algorithmic trading at breakneck speeds from the U.S. and Europe to India, Singapore and Brazil. The Speed Traders Workshop 2012 Mexico City kicks off the series of presentations in the world's most important financial centers: Shanghai, China, June 6; Jakarta, Indonesia, June 13; Mexico City, Mexico, July 27; Hong Kong, August 4, and Moscow, Russia, August 10.