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Walt Vester

Walt Vester

Formal First Name
Walter (Walt)
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Dates
1968 - present

Walt Vester is the Founder and Chief Executive of Officer Huygens, a quantitative investment manager based in New York City. He focuses on the application of predictive analytics and interactive technologies to the fields of asset and wealth management. His background includes years of fundamental equity investing with firsthand experience in system design for stochastic control. Earlier in his career, Vester designed and developed stochastic algorithms for secure radio communications at Harris Corporation.

Professional Experience


Academic History

  • Vester began his career in signal processing and algorithm design, focusing on handwriting recognition, secure defense radio communication systems, and engineering novelties.
  • After business school, he shifted his activity area to general consulting and then investment management.
  • He is an engineer and financial analyst with a diverse background in investment management, corporate strategy, and technology.
  • He first wrote the algorithm underlying Huygen’s signal by himself to manage his own money
  • He has series 3 and 65 licenses.