A Master Class in AI and Machine Learning for Finance

Abstract: The use of Data Science and Machine learning in the investment industry is increasing and investment professionals both fundamental and quantitative, are taking notice. Financial firms are taking AI and machine learning seriously to augment traditional investment decision making. Alternative datasets including text analytics, cloud computing, algorithmic trading are game changers for many firms who are adopting technology at a rapid pace. As more and more technologies penetrate enterprises, financial professionals are enthusiastic about the upcoming revolution and are looking for direction and education on data science and machine learning topics.

In this workshop, we aim to bring clarity on how AI and machine learning is revolutionizing financial services. We will introduce key concepts and through examples and case studies, we will illustrate the role of machine learning, data science techniques and AI in the investment industry. At the end of this workshop, participants can see a concrete picture on how to machine learning and AI techniques are fueling the Fintech wave!

Bio: Sri Krishnamurthy, CFA, CAP is the founder of QuantUniversity.com, a data and Quantitative Analysis Company and the creator of the Analytics Certificate program and Fintech Certificate program. Sri has more than 15 years of experience in analytics, quantitative analysis, statistical modeling and designing large-scale applications. Prior to starting QuantUniversity, Sri has worked at Citigroup, Endeca, MathWorks and with more than 25 customers in the financial services and energy industries. He has trained more than 1000 students in quantitative methods, analytics and big data in the industry and at Babson College, Northeastern University and Hult International Business School. Sri is leading development efforts in creating a platform called QuSandbox for adopting open source and analytics solutions within regulated industries.