Dr. Vaca is the founder and sole trading principal of Vaca Capital Management LLC and he is the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer.
Dr. Vaca has over 15 years of experience in the research, development and trading of quantitative investment strategies. He is an expert in Statistics, Probability, Computer programming, Algorithmic trading, Electronic trading, High frequency trading, Game theory, Portfolio management and trading Equities, Futures and Options.
Prior to forming Vaca Capital Management LLC in November 2000, Dr. Vaca was an Executive Researcher at C&D Commodities, Inc., where he researched and implemented systematic trading strategies for the futures and equities markets from 1996 to 2000. Dr. Vaca earned his B.S. in Physics and Mathematics from the Universidad Michoacana (México) and his M.S. and Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Illinois at Chicago.