Presentation: AI in the Asset Management Industry

Track: The Practice & Frontiers of AI

Location: Mountbatten, 6th flr.

Duration: 4:10pm - 5:00pm

Day of week: Tuesday

Level: Intermediate - Advanced

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In the Financial industry, Artificial Intelligence has been one of the sophisticated techniques used by early adopters to manage multiple assets. Those early adopters are Quantitative Hedge Funds, around since the 80s and managing today an estimated USD 940 billion. After presenting the main trends in the Asset Management industry, I will describe the set-up of a Quantitative Hedge Fund as well as some of the problems that AI helps solving in the industry.

Speaker: Antoine Pichot

Quantitative Researcher @Systematica Investments

Antoine Pichot joined Systematica Investment in Geneva, an $8bn hedge fund, in 2015 as Quantitative Researcher. He is building algorithms to trade automatically in the stock market. Prior to Systematica, Antoine was an Executive Director for Goldman Sachs in London for six years. Antoine also worked in equities for BNP Paribas in Paris and Merrill Lynch in Hong Kong. Antoine conducted his post-doc research on hidden Markov models at Telecom ParisTech’s applied Mathematics lab. He holds a PhD in Computer Science from Telecom ParisTech and three MSc: Applied Mathematics from Ecole Polytechnique, Applied Physics and Computer Science. Antoine spends his days coding models in Matlab and his free time with his two daughters or kitesurfing.

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