James B. Glattfelder grew up in the Swiss mountains and his interests include the philosophy of science next to societal and environmental issues. In 2011 he co-authored the study “The Network of Global Corporate Control” which was widely covered in the international media and sparked controversial discussions. He is co-head of quantitative research at Olsen Ltd in Zurich, an FX investment manager focusing on market-stabilizing algorithms. James holds an M.Sc. in theoretical physics and a Ph.D. in the study of complex systems, both from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, and turned 40 this year.
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