In Memoriam 1941-2021
Mr. Lupien was an innovator in the public financial markets for over 50 years. His career in the securities business began at the firm of Mitchum, Jones & Templeton (MJT), Inc. in 1965, where he eventually served as President. In 1983, as CEO and Chairman of Instinet Corporation, he successfully expanded the market reach of the world’s first electronic stock trading system. As Chairman and CEO of OptiMark Technologies Inc. he co-invented the OptiMark block trading system designed for stock markets around the world. As the General Manager of the hedge fund Kudu Partners LP, he traded a diversified portfolio of assets, averaging double-digit returns over a period of 9 years. Since 2014, he has been the Chief Investment Officer and a Director of Till Capital Ltd (TSXV: TIL). He had previously served as a Director of Energy Metals Corp., Gold One International Ltd., Uranium One Inc. and multiple other companies. He was the co-author, with David Nassar, of the book Market Evaluation and Analysis for Swing Trading and is a co-author of several papers on trading technology and early-stage company evaluation. Mr. Lupien was also a co-inventor of multiple patents related to electronic securities trading. He was a graduate of San Diego State University.