David is professor of quantitative methods for finance. His research lies in the areas of econometrics, quantitative finance, and risk management. In 2018, he got elected “Swiss risk manager of the year” by the Swiss Risk Association. He is a big fan of open-source and is the co-author of several R packages such as "DEoptim", "GAS", "MSGARCH", and "sentometrics". He is a member of the Sentometrics organization. When he does not code, he is a foodie in Montréal.