Olga Kokareva is a Managing Director at Synthesis, a quantitative investment company, focusing on statistical arbitrage in equity markets. In her role Olga oversees Synthesis’ business strategy, big data acquisition, vendor management and investor relations. Prior to joining Synthesis, Olga was Head of Data Sourcing and Strategy at Quantstellation, a proprietary algorithmic trading group, where she was responsible for proactive search of big data sources for quantitative research, building strategic data partnerships and managing full cycle of data acquisition.
Olga joined Quantstellation in 2015 from ITI Group where she was spearheaded development of a multi-manager hedge fund platform focusing on quantitative investment strategies. Before that she held a variety of senior roles in the alternative investments industry including Head of Operations and Investor Relations at Da Vinci Capital. She started her career as a client relations manager at Renaissance Capital.