Management Team

Elaine Kant, Ph.D. - President and CEO
Curt Randall, Ph.D. - Executive Vice President
Mikhail Tushentsov, Ph.D. - Vice President, Engineering and Technology
Qimou Su, Ph.D. - Director, Quantitative and Risk Analytics
Stacy Formby - Director, Marketing


Elaine Kant
President and Chief Executive Officer

Elaine is a recognized leader in the field of software synthesis. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Doctoral degree in Computer Science from Stanford University. Elaine has been elected a Fellow of the American Association of Artificial Intelligence and a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. She has written numerous books, chapters, and technical papers on software synthesis, understanding and automating algorithm design, and scientific computing environments. Elaine is the chief architect of the SciNapse system, focusing on how to represent the mathematical knowledge in SciNapse's problem-solving engines.

Curt Randall
Executive Vice President

Curt has worked in computational finance, computational physics, and engineering for over 35 years. He has been a researcher, consultant, and project manager in fields as diverse as the pricing of derivative securities, controlled fusion research, and geophysics. He holds a Master's degree in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Wisconsin and a Doctoral degree in Applied Physics from the University of California. In addition to heading up SciComp Consulting, at SciComp, Curt is primarily involved with the development of financial applications and algorithms, and is the company's principal liaison to the risk management and derivatives community. He is co-author, with Domingo Tavella of Octani Associates, of the book Pricing Financial Instruments: The Finite Difference Method, published by John Wiley & Sons.

Mikhail Tushentsov
Vice President, Engineering and Technology

Mikhail coordinates all the aspects of the development process of SciFinance, the company's flagship product, and serves as the technical lead of high performance computing. He is also responsible for managing SciComp's technological infrastructure and strategic partnerships with hardware and software vendors. Mikhail earned a doctorate in theoretical Plasma Physics from the University of Texas at Austin. He also holds a Licentiate of Engineering degree from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden.

Qimou Su
Director, Quantitative and Risk Analytics

Qimou has extensive industry experience in derivatives pricing, risk management and financial modeling for equity, currency, interest rate, commodity, and credit markets. He holds a Master's degree and a Ph.D. degree in Computational and Applied Mathematics with specialization in Computational Finance from the University of Texas at Austin. His doctoral research was concentrated on optimal portfolio and derivatives pricing in incomplete financial markets. Qimou is responsible for the research and development of financial models and calibration tools that support SciComp pricing and risk products and consulting services.

Stacy Formby
Director, Marketing

Stacy has over 20 years of experience in marketing communications, PR, and software and hardware marketing. She has specialized in business identity, product launching, marketing messaging and advertising campaign creation and execution. Stacy has consulted for software, medical, technology and finance companies. Stacy is responsible for developing and executing the marketing and PR strategies for SciComp.

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