Managing Director, WorldQuant Ventures LLC
Steven began his career as an Option Specialist and Market Maker at Spear Leeds and Kellogg which was acquired by Goldman Sachs in 1999.
He later built proprietary trading desks at UBS, Montgomery Securities, Commerzbank and most recently at the Bank of Montreal.
Throughout his career, he has been an avid user, evaluator, advisor and investor in Financial Technology companies. Personal early stage investments include Dataminr, Pico Quantitative Trading, Estimize and Benzinga. He has direct investments in over 40 startups across sectors.
Mr. Lau holds a degree in Mathematical Economics from Colgate University.