9:00am – 5:00pm, Tuesday, September 26, 2017
What happens when a satellite photo of a Wal-Mart parking lot predicts GDP better than economists? When algorithms create their own models that need to be explained to regulators? When markets move on a tweet?
In finance, data is money. The right information, a second before others, is Alpha; a second later, is a lawsuit. Finance has found new ways to harness information, from real-time feeds to learning algorithms—with new forms of governance and emerging regulations.
Every year, thousands of top data scientists join business and technology leaders at Strata. Curated for finance executives, Findata Day is an unprecedented deep dive into the most disruptive data technologies—within the context of banking, investment, and finance.
At Findata Day, we'll focus on essential topics such as:
Alistair Croll, co-chair of Strata Data Conference, teaches Data Science and Critical Thinking at Harvard Business School. Alistair has co-founded Coradiant and Year One Labs, and works with early-stage companies and the Global 2000 on business innovation.
Rob Passarella has been working with data and commerce for decades, including executive roles at DataSift, Bloomberg, and Dow Jones. At Protégé Partners, he evaluates the “new quant”, using AI for investment. Rob is also the CEO of Alpha Features, which organizes access to unstructured data for the marketplace.
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