Richard Hu | Quantitative Technologist @ Radix Trading


Hi! I’m Richard, a Quantitative Technologist at Radix Trading in Chicago. Before that, I completed my BS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at UC Berkeley where I taught CS 70 for 7 semesters and lead a research group exploring federated learning, advised by James Demmel.

Employment History

Radix Trading Chicago, IL
Quantitative Technologist August 2023 - Present

I work on the Ops Team, where I work on a variety of tasks such as writing alphas for our high-frequency trading strategies, implementing connectivity to exchanges, and supporting post-trade analysis.

Python • C++

The Voleon Group Berkeley, CA
Software Engineer Intern May 2022 - August 2022

I worked on the Infrastructure Engineering Team, where I developed APIs and created a dashboard to collect test metrics and identify flaky tests. I also profiled and analyzed Airflow DAGs to search for sources of slowdown in production jobs.

Python • Docker • Groovy • Elasticsearch • Kibana • Airflow

Amazon Bellevue, WA
Software Development Engineer Intern May 2021 - August 2021

I worked on the On-Road Execution Team, where I developed an internal debugging tool to rapidly retrieve transporter itineraries by transporter ID and time stamp.

Java • Typescript • AWS S3 • AWS Glue • AWS Kinesis • AWS CDK

Academic History

University of California, Berkeley (08/2019 - 05/2023)

B.S., Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences - GPA: 3.93/4.0

Technical Coursework



Redlands High School (08/2015 - 05/2019)


I’ve been to the highest and lowest points in the lower 48!

I like movies, the Sierras, Jane Austen, and Liverpool Football Club.