Cesar attended the University of California, Berkeley, where he received his Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and a Masters of Science in Computer Science. Cesar was a developer of Microsoft Excel versions 3, 4 and 5. Cesar spent nine years as a professional market researcher for Connors Research and TradingMarkets.com. Cesar has been at the forefront of stock market research, having developed over 100 successful trading strategies. They are used by investors and fund managers in the United States and internationally. Cesar was the researcher and co-author of five trading books. Cesar created the ConnorsRSI indicator. Currently, Cesar runs the quant blog, ‘Alvarez Quant Trading’ along with AmiBroker consulting, AmiBroker education and trading signals service.