Ernest Chan specialises in the development of statistical models and advanced computer algorithms to find patterns and trends in large quantities of data. He began his career working on statistical pattern recognition to projects ranging from textual retrieval at IBM Research. In 1998 he joined the proprietary trading group at CSFB developing statistical models for futures trading, stock pair-trading as well as trading based on earnings revisions, surprises and analyst recommendation changes.
He has also worked on projects for MapleRidge Capital Management, Millennium Partners, and MANE Fund Management. He currently runs his own consulting company, E. P. Chan & Associates specialising in the research and development of statistical models and software for trading stocks and futures. Ernie holds a PhD theoretical physics from Cornell University.