The Axess ThinkTank will be based around discussing the challenges and opportunities regarding Big Data, Alternative Data and AI in the Finance industry.
The event will bring together leading industry experts, institutional investors, regulators, and entrepreneurs, to present a variety of different topics
Sustainable Investing: Using NLP to Get an Edge.
In his talk, RavenPack's Chief Data Scientist, Peter Hafez will demonstrate how events and sentiment extracted from thousands of news sources, using NLP, can improve downside protection and alpha generation of traditional ESG strategies.
"Sustainable investing has experienced staggering growth in recent years. With the increased competition, the industry has turned towards Big Data to find more efficient ways to stay informed by ESG issues that could impact portfolio performance."
Peter is a pioneer in the field of applied news analytics, bringing alternative data to banks and hedge funds. He has more than 15 years of experience in quantitative finance with companies such as Standard & Poor's, Credit Suisse First Boston, and Saxo Bank.
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January, 29th, 2019
Théâtre de l'Espérance
Rue de la Chapelle 8, 1207 Genève