Yann Coatanlem, CEO of DataCore Innovations, a financial firm specialized in providing “Smart Gamma” indexes that are resilient to market instability and systemic risk.
Prior to joining DataCore Innovations, Yann Coatanlem was a Managing Director at Citi, where he worked for 25 years, starting on the Arbitrage Desk of Salomon Brothers in 1994. He was the Global Head of Citi’s Multi-Asset Quantitative Analysis Group, overseeing the development of quantitative and econometric models across multiple asset classes in derivatives pricing, counterparty credit risk, portfolio margining, regulatory capital, capital optimization, collateral management, and model risk management. He has extensive expertise in financial markets and quantitative trading strategies.
Yann is President of the Club Praxis, a French-American think tank that promotes open government and civic technology, Foreign Trade Adviser to the French Prime Minister, Chairman of La Maison Française of New York University and President of the American Foundation for the Paris School of Economics. He sits on the boards of the European-American Chamber of Commerce and French Heritage Society. He holds a Master of Applied Mathematics from Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Informatique et de Mathématiques Appliquées de Grenoble, and a Master of Science in Finance from Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC) in Paris.
Yann has contributed many articles, op-eds, and book sections and is the author of Le Gouvernment des Citoyens (2017). He was awarded the special prize of the French Academy for Social and Political Sciences in 2018. He was named Chevalier in the National Order of Merit by the French Government and is a recipient of the Gold Medal of La Renaissance Française.