Buyside Forum

San Francisco Buyside Forum

December 9 2019, 2:30pm – 5:30pm

San Francisco | North America

Listen to the latest in volatility research and trading strategies from a leading roster of buy- and sell-side officials. Presentations and a panel discussion will be followed by drinks and hors d’oeuvres. These events are by invitation only and are exclusively for buysiders. Please contact Laura Lalinde for more information.


2:15 pm – Registration

2:30 pm – Welcome
Elinor Comlay, global managing editor, EQDerivatives

2:35 pm – Nasdaq Introduction
John Black, senior product manager, Nasdaq

2:45 pm – Outlook for Volatility and Tactical Trades in 2020
John Marshall, managing director and head of derivatives research, Goldman Sachs

3.30 pm – Investor And Portfolio Manager Panel
Moderator: Tanya Patwa, managing director, U.S. options, Nasdaq


  • Vineer Bhansali, chief investment officer, LongTail Alpha
  • Dennis Davitt, portfolio manager, Malachite Capital Management
  • Benn Eifert, chief investment officer, QVR Advisors

4:20 pm – Reception

5:30 pm – Event concludes