On Tuesday, 15 September, 2020 at 19:00 hosted our first webinar of the new season on "Python: Revolutionizing the Finance Industry" with Nick Christodoulopoulos*, Head of Derivatives Market Making at Piraeus Securities.
Over the past decades, spreadsheets have been the primary tool in Finance. However, Python, the incredibly popular and easy-to-learn programming language, is challenging the status quo and is becoming the most in-demand skill in the industry.
During the webinar, Nick Christodoulopoulos explained why Python is a game changer for Finance professionals. He outlined the benefits of learning Python, discussed why it is much more than an "Excel on steroids" and demonstrated practical examples of its use.
*About the Speaker: Nick Christodoulopoulos is the Head of Derivatives Market Making at Piraeus Securities, the brokerage arm of Piraeus Bank. He has 20 years of experience in the financial markets, the majority of which in roles involving derivatives and proprietary trading. He has extensive experience in programming, financial modelling and data analysis. Nick also teaches courses on Data Analysis with Python and Equity Derivatives at the Athens Exchange Academy. He holds an MSc in International Securities, Investment & Banking from ICMA Centre, University of Reading, UK and a BA in Accounting & Finance from University of Essex, UK.