May 24, 2022
RavenPack will join The Derivatives Forum Frankfurt 2022, the leading European conference that covers trending topics for the financial industry and focuses on trading and clearing for derivatives and securities financing across asset classes.
The Derivatives Forum is the leading European conference focused on trading and clearing for derivatives and securities financing across asset classes.
This year the Derivatives Forum Frankfurt 2022 is the first hybrid edition, with thought leadership insights, industry debates, keynote speeches and networking opportunities both in-person and online.
RavenPack’s Senior Data Scientist, Anmar Al-Wakil, will join the panel “Big, Alternative, Meta: New Data-Verses", and discuss the challenges met by data-driven alpha hunters, the opportunities that Alt-Data offers to enhance their decision-making process in a systematic and robust way, and the applications to their real-world investment problems.
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When: May 24th 5:20pm - 6:05pm
Where: Hybrid, Congress Center Frankfurt, Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1, 60327 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Anmar Al-Wakil - PhD Senior Data Scientist
Anmar Al-Wakil is a Senior Data Scientist at RavenPack. Before joining RavenPack in 2021, he worked as a Quantitative Researcher at Natixis Investment Managers for nearly 8 years, where he developed systematic investment strategies within the technology platform. At RavenPack, Anmar excavates cutting-edge insights from news sentiment to elaborate alpha-generating strategies across equity, credit, and derivatives instruments.
In addition, he advices some of the world's top hedge funds and asset managers on the use of NLP-driven analytics in finance.
He holds a PhD in Quantitative Finance from the University of Paris Dauphine-PSL along with a Master’s degree in Mathematical Finance. Anmar has written articles in portfolio selection and machine learning that were presented in multiple conferences. His article about asset pricing won the Best Doctoral Paper of the Multinational Finance Society. He is also a part-time Associate Professor at the University of Paris-Est where he heads the MSc in Portfolio Management.
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