Dr. Oliver Reiss received a master degree in physics as well as a Ph.D. in mathematics and is working in the banking industry for about 20 years. Today he is a freelance consultant for financial institutions with focus on risk controlling, derivatives pricing (quant) and the related IT implementations. Due to his mathematical and programming expertise, his focus in the area of technical analysis is dedicated to the development and back-testing of mid-term trading strategies.
Oliver serves as deputy manager of the VTAD’s regional group in Dusseldorf and holds both the Certified Financial Technician (CFTe) and the Master of Financial Technical Analysis (MFTA) of the International Federation of Technical Analysts (IFTA). He received the latter designation for his research on the enhancement of the empirical mode decomposition to financial time series with several applications for technical analysts.