Our small company’s organization functions more like a web than a traditional top-down structure. It can be broken down into three parts:
The Portfolio Management group creates the models that generate theoretically desirable trades in financial instruments, along with the framework to produce those trades consistently and accurately from price and other data.
The Technology and Execution group converts theoretical trades into real-world market activity that impacts the bottom line.
General Management handles everything else: setting policy, moving the company into new areas, and creating growth.
This breakdown cuts across reporting lines, and some people could be considered to be in more than one of these categories.