Adjunct Professor Leon Tatevossian

Leon Tatevossian

Head of Training

Adjunct Professor Leon Tatevossian is Head of Training at New York Institute and Laboratory for Artificial Intelligence. Adjunct Professor Leon Tatevossian graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (SB: Mathematics) and was a Ph.D. student in mathematics (all but dissertation) at Brown University. He is currently an adjunct professor in the Department of Finance and Risk Engineering at New York University’s Tandon School of Engineering and in the Mathematics in Finance Program at NYU’s Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences. From 2009 to 2016, Leon was a director in Group Risk Management at RBC Capital Markets, LLC, where he focused on market risk for securitized products in secondary trading, origination, and proprietary trading areas.  He has twenty-eight years of experience in the fixed-income capital markets (trader, quantitative strategist, derivatives modeler, and market-risk analyst), with product background that includes US Treasury securities, US agency securities, interest-rate derivatives, mortgage-backed securities, asset-backed securities, and credit derivatives. In addition to RBC, his work experience includes positions at several large sell-side firms (Banc of America Securities, Goldman Sachs, Citicorp Securities, and Morgan Stanley). He has also taught courses in quantitative finance at Columbia University (Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research) and at Baruch College–The City University of New York (Department of Mathematics).