James Ma Weiming works with high-frequency, low-latency trading systems, writing his own programs and tools, most of which are open sourced. He is currently supporting veteran traders in the, trading pits of the Chicago Board of Trade devising strategies to game the market. He graduated from the Stuart School of Business at Illinois Institute of Technology with a master of science degree in finance.
He started his career in Singapore after receiving his bachelor's degree in computer engineering from Nanyang Technological University and diploma in information technology from Nanyang Polytechnic. During his career, he has worked in treasury operations handling foreign exchange and fixed income products. He also developed mobile applications with a company operating a funds and investments distribution platform.