Irene Aldridge is a quantitative portfolio manager, a recognized expert on the subjects of quantitative investing, microstructure and high-frequency trading (HFT) and a seasoned educator. Aldridge is the author of “High-Frequency Trading: A Practical Guide to Algorithmic Strategies and Trading Systems” (Wiley), now in its second edition and translated into Chinese. Aldridge is currently Managing Director and Quantitative Portfolio Manager at ABLE Alpha Trading, LTD., where designs, implements and deploys proprietary trading strategies. Aldridge is also President of AbleMarkets.com, a suite of real-time and near-real-time products, including flash crash predictability feeds, market impact optimization, trading cost management, high-frequency participation in the markets, high-frequency portfolio optimization and trading sentiment data.
Aldridge often appears on major television networks, including BBC, CNBC, FOX Business, CBC, BNN, German ZDF, among others, and has been invited to discuss the implications of technology in finance on CNN radio, National Public Radio (NPR) and Bloomberg Radio. In addition, Aldridge has been quoted by the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Associated Press, Financial Times, Thomson/Reuters, Bloomberg LP, Forbes and other major business news outlets.