Katherine Chairez serves as Head of
Execution Strategy for Harris Associates, where she is responsible for best
execution initiatives across global equities with a focus on algorithmic
trading, automation, strategy selection and commission management. Prior to
joining Harris, Katherine headed Americas Equity Trading as well as Trading
Strategy and Analytics for UBS Asset Management. Prior to that, she spent nine
years working in algorithmic trading as Execution Consultant and Equities Strat
for Citadel Securities and Goldman Sachs, respectively. Katherine holds a
Master of Science in Financial Engineering as well as a Bachelor of Science in
Operations Research with a minor in Economics from Columbia University’s School
of Engineering and Applied Science. She was an inaugural recipient of the Bill
and Melinda Gates Millennium Scholarship and was recently named to Crain’s
Chicago Business’s 2019 40 Under 40.
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