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Robert Okun is a former hedge fund manager who has turned to a career in technology. Mr. Okun has a BS in Management and Finance from New York University Stern School of Business and an MBA in Finance from Fordham Graduate School of Bsuiness. He has over 25 years of experience in trading, sales, Management, Banking and Investment Management at JP Morgan, UBS as well as his own private firm, RORS Management & Research.

Mr. Okun studied technology and coding python under the tutelage of Mr Hartmann and is now the Chief Business Development Officer / Partner at The Silver Logic in south Florida where he’s helping to build a culture of continuing education and using his financial background to solve his customers’ toughest challenges.


Key Takeaways

  • Learn from your mistakes and don’t be afraid of having mistakes
  • Bringing in new, diverse thoughts to an organization can foster innovation
  • Sometimes you don’t recognize the impact someone is making on your life until years have passed
  • The 6 traits that The Silver Logic looks for when hiring (besides technical skills) are:
    • Ambition (want to grow)
    • Desire to Learn
    • Desire to Teach
    • Desire to Listen
    • Desire to be Considerate
    • Desire to be Patient
  • If you don’t have the technical skills to become a paid dev at The Silver Logic, you can apply to be an intern
  • Everything you do in life is your choice

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