Patrick S. Hagan is the Head of Quantitative Analytics for JP Morgan's Chief Investment Office and a world renowned figure in the quantitative finance community.
Patrick received his BS and Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from the California Institute of Technology. Before joining JP Morgan he worked for several banks and third party software providers designing trading systems, as well as developing the component models, calibration methods and numerical algorithms for pricing, structuring and managing derivatives.
Before entering finance, he helped design chemical reactors for Exxon, was a scientist for Los Alamos's Theory and Computer Research & Applications groups and was the Deputy Director for the Los Alamos Center for Nonlinear Science. He is a former Director of the US Industrial Study Group, has taught at Stanford University, the California Institute of Technology and the Courant Institute (NYU) and is an Adjunct Professor at several other institutions.