David Opolon

Product Management, Business And Systematic Trading Technology at Citadel Securities

David Opolon has a diverse work experience in various roles and industries. David is currently working at Citadel Securities, where they started in 2018. David'sroles at the company include Product Management in Business and Systematic Trading Technology since December 2022, Product Management in Systematic Trading Technology from October 2019 to March 2023, and COO of ETF Market Making from March 2018 to September 2019.

Prior to joining Citadel Securities, David worked at Boston Consulting Group (BCG) as a Partner from August 2010 to February 2018. Before that, they co-founded Nextly, Inc. in 2010 and worked as a Ph.D. Candidate and Research Assistant at MIT from September 2005 to January 2010.

During their time at MIT, they also held roles such as Graduate Student Council Treasurer and Employer Relations Director, where they managed sales and relationships with over 300 employer accounts. David successfully increased revenues and profits by 15% and implemented a transition process to improve the effectiveness of the incoming board.

David started their career as a Summer Analyst at JPMorgan in 2004 and had an internship at LookThatUp (now Ltutech) in 2000. David also worked briefly as a Programmer at Voila (France Telecom) in 1999.

Overall, David Opolon has demonstrated expertise in various roles, including product management, COO, and partner, and has accumulated extensive experience in the finance and consulting industries.

David Opolon received their Ph.D. in Engineering Systems, Supply Chain Management, and Finance from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from 2005 to 2009. Prior to that, they obtained an MSc in Science and Executive Engineering from Mines Paris between 2002 and 2005. Before entering university, David Opolon attended Lycee Janson de Sailly from 2000 to 2002, but no specific degree or field of study is mentioned for this period. Additionally, it is mentioned that they attended Ecole Alsacienne, but no start or end years nor any degree or field of study are provided for this institution.



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  • Product Management, Business And Systematic Trading Technology

    December, 2022 - present

  • Product Management Systematic Trading Technology

    October, 2019

  • COO ETF Market Making

    March, 2018