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June 26-27, 2017: Training
June 27-29, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY

Transforming an investment firm with AI: A case study

Aida Mehonic (The Alan Turing Institute)
11:55am12:35pm Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Verticals and applications
Location: Gramercy East/West Level: Intermediate
Secondary topics:  Financial services
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Prerequisite Knowledge

  • A good understanding of business processes

What you'll learn

  • Gain an overview of AI applications at a financial firm
  • Explore an organizational AI adoption matrix and an AI transformation guide from the policy, operations, and technology angles
  • Understand newly maturing AI capabilities and how to prepare for them


Aida Mehonic shares a case study of an investment fund that is developing and deploying AI capability in stages across business functions, including trading, marketing, research, and reporting, and offers a practical guide to setting up policies and operations that can support the development of a mature AI capability. For each business function, Aida explores the benefits and the limitations of current AI solutions and an estimated return on investment. Aida concludes with a glimpse at future opportunities and strategic positioning.

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Aida Mehonic

The Alan Turing Institute

Dr Aida Mehonic is a Programme Manager for AI at The Alan Turing Institute. Previously, she was a Principal at ASI Data Science where she has led the delivery of data science projects for investment funds, multinationals, government and NGOs.

She holds a PhD in Theoretical Physics. Her research into the physics of tumour formation was published in Nature and she won a Bronze Medal at the International Physics Olympiad. After her PhD, she worked in quantitative roles in financial markets, most recently as a Quant Strategist at J.P. Morgan Investment Bank covering credit markets in the No.1 ranked research team in Europe according to Institutional Investor.

She’s a regular speaker at conferences and round tables, including O’Reilly’s A.I. Conference, Strata Data, Newsweek’s AI in Capital Markets, Battle of the Quants and others.

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07/03/2017 2:04am EDT

Hi – will the slides for this session be made available as i cannot see them online

many thanks