John "Morgan"​ Slade

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John "Morgan"​ Slade
Occupation CEO
Employer CloudQuant
Location Chicago
Twitter @CloudQuant
StockTwits jmorganslade
LinkedIn Profile

John "Morgan" Slade is a derivatives trader, executive and fintech leader serving as the CEO of CloudQuant, a quantitative strategy incubator for crowd researchers and experienced traders.


Slade was previously the head of global systematic trading for Kershner Trading Group, head of US cash equities trading for Wolverine Trading and global head of equity trading for Allston Trading.

He has also been a portfolio manager with Citadel Investment Group, and senior vice president and global head of trading for Penson Worldwide Inc.[1]

Additionally, Slade has been a portfolio manager with Carlson Capital, LP and vice president of global proprietary trading for Merrill Lynch among other roles.


Slade holds a bachelor of science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in material science and economics. He also holds a masters of science from MIT in materials science and finance. He has done additional course work in the field of study of big data Analytics and machine learning, as well as Bayesian analysis.

MarketsWiki Education

Slade presented in New York at the MarketsWiki Education World of Opportunity series held at Nasdaq in July of 2017.


  1. Patents by Inventor JOHN MORGAN SLADE. Justia Patents.