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Dr. Yves Hilpisch

Dr. Yves Hilpisch

Dr. Yves J. Hilpisch is founder and CEO of The Python Quants (, a group focusing on the use of open source technologies for financial data science, artificial intelligence, algorithmic trading, and computational finance. He is also founder and CEO of The AI Machine (, a company focused on AI-powered algorithmic trading based on a proprietary strategy execution platform.

Yves has a Diploma in Business Administration, a Ph.D. in Mathematical Finance and is Adjunct Professor for Computational Finance at Miami Herbert Business School.

Yves is the author of five books (

  • Artificial Intelligence in Finance (O’Reilly, forthcoming)
  • Algorithmic Trading with Python (O’Reilly, forthcoming)
  • Python for Finance (2018, 2nd ed., O’Reilly)
  • Derivatives Analytics with Python (2015, Wiley Finance)
  • Listed Volatility and Variance Derivatives (2017, Wiley Finance)


Yves is the director of the first online training program leading to University Certificates in Python for Algorithmic Trading ( and Computational Finance ( He also lectures on computational finance, machine learning, and algorithmic trading at the CQF Program (


Yves is the originator of the financial analytics library DX Analytics ( and organizes Meetup group events, conferences, and bootcamps about Python, artificial intelligence and algorithmic trading in London (, New York (, Frankfurt, Berlin, and Paris. He has given keynote speeches at technology conferences in the United States, Europe, and Asia.