Perry Vais is a Partner, Head of Quantitative Strategy, and Head of Systematic Investing at BlueMountain Capital Management. His responsibilities include overseeing quantitative research, systematic trading strategies, data science, and technology at the firm. Mr. Vais also serves on the Management Committee, the Security Committee, and Chairs the Systematic Investing Model Committee. Mr. Vais was formerly the Co-Head of Risk Management at BlueMountain and served on the Valuation Committee. Prior to joining BlueMountain in 2006, Mr. Vais worked at DKR Oasis Capital Management developing quantitative models and trading analytics. Mr. Vais earned his B.S. in Computer Science from Binghamton University.