In a recent study by Greenwich Associates, nearly half of traditional investment managers said they were now using alternative data. And in a survey from Refinitiv, 78% of respondents said machine learning (ML) is a core component of their business strategy.
In this lively lunch session, Tim Baker, CFA, will show attendees how they can give their investment strategy a competitive advantage by incorporating alternative sources of data and AI/ML.
- The AI/ML trends transforming financial services
- How to overcome barriers to machine learning (data quality, organizational constraints, etc.)
- Where to find sources of alt data and how to include them into your investment strategy.
TIM BAKER, CFA
Global Head of Applied Innovation, Refinitiv
Tim Baker is Global Head of Applied Innovation at Refinitiv. He leads a team of data and research scientists, design and U/X experts, and software engineers across the company's San Francisco, New York, London and Singapore Labs, applying new technology and innovative approaches to solve business and customer challenges.
Tim is responsible for POC-development and validation, using technologies including the API economy, cloud, machine learning, open and alternative data, and blockchain to lead the transformation of the financial-services sector.
Prior to Refinitiv, Tim was Managing Director at UBS.