virtual summit 2020
virtual summit 2020
The world has been turned upside down, and it doesn't seem the impact of the coronavirus is going away anytime soon. If this is the 'new normal', what are the data sources that investors and corporations can use, to survive the crisis and identify opportunities?
Neudata's covid-19 Summit, supported by Morgan Stanley as Platinum Sponsor, will see leading analysts, scientists and investors join Neudata’s team of expert analysts to address this question. Each session will pick through some key questions about the spread and impact of the disease globally, and provide specific data use-cases and applications.
Neudata will also facilitate one-to-one meetings between data users and providers, so that companies can dive deep into the most pertinent sources of data during these turbulent times.
To enquire about tickets, sponsorship, or taking part in the one-to-one meetings, please register your interest using the form below.
Jon joined SurveyMonkey in January 2014. He brings years of research and data expertise to the company’s portfolio of products and solutions, as well as strategic direction for future innovations. Previously, he was Vice President of Research at the Pew Research Center. As Director of Polling and Polling Editor, he also led The Washington Post’s polling operation through two presidential campaigns and four congressional cycles, as well as numerous gubernatorial and mayoral elections. Prior to the Post, he was a polling expert at ABC News and the Public Policy Institute of California. He is an active member of the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) and previously served on AAPOR’s Executive Council, as well as the president of its Pacific Chapter, PAPOR. Jon earned an MA in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley, and a BA in History from Johns Hopkins University.
Francesco D’Orazio is a researcher and product designer specialised in online audiences and Internet culture. He holds a PhD in social science and the immersive evolution of media. He is the Founder and CEO of Pulsar, an award-winning audience intelligence firm on a mission to reshape the way we understand people, consumer behaviour and public opinion. Pulsar combines conversational and behavioral signals from the web and industry-specific AI, to provide transformative insights for marketing and innovation.
Brian Kelleher is an executive director on the Asia research product team. Previously, he had been providing pan-Asia equity strategy aimed at Morgan Stanley's non-institutional investor client base. Brian joined Morgan Stanley in August 2011 from Citigroup, where he had been an Asia wealth management strategist in Hong Kong for the previous four years. Brian spent the first eight years of his career as a journalist covering financial services and markets for Reuters in Hong Kong and New York and graduated with a BA degree in economics from Wake Forest University in the US.
Rado Lipuš, CFA is the founder and CEO of Neudata, an alternative data intelligence and SaaS provider. Prior to founding Neudata, Rado's professional experience spans 20 years of FinTech leadership, quantitative risk management and data innovation for the buy-side. An acknowledged expert, Rado is regularly invited to speak about alternative data at conferences and industry events.
Stathis is a Customer Engineer at Google Cloud, leading the Asset Management offering in the London office. He has over 13 years of combined experience in advanced analytics and financial services. Prior to Google he worked in a London-based event driven hedge fund, as a lead data scientist towards leveraging "quantamentals" to generate alpha. Previously, he worked as a product manager in the FX algo-trading desk at Morgan Stanley, and in the past in the FS Risk Advisory of Deloitte UK. His studies include an MSc at Imperial College London (Distinction), focusing on forecasting, and an MBA focusing on financial risk management; he is also currently a CFA L3 candidate.
Prof. Marcos López de Prado is the CIO of True Positive Technologies (TPT), and Professor of Practice at Cornell University’s School of Engineering. He has over 20 years of experience developing investment strategies with the help of machine learning algorithms and supercomputers. Marcos is the author of several graduate textbooks, including Advances in Financial Machine Learning (Wiley, 2018) and Machine Learning for Asset Managers (Cambridge University Press, 2020). In 2019, he received the ‘Quant of the Year Award’ from The Journal of Portfolio Management.
Daryl is Head of Research at Neudata. He and his team are responsible for researching and discovering alternative datasets for a wide range of asset managers worldwide. In doing so, Neudata are able to deliver objective advice to clients on exactly which datasets are most appropriate for their investment strategy. To date, Neudata's research team have thoroughly covered c.900 datasets.
Laura Wang is an Executive Director in the Morgan Stanley Research Asia/Global Emerging Markets equity strategy team, in which she serves as Chief China Equity Strategist. Laura joined the Firm in 2012. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Laura worked as a strategy consultant at Boston Consulting Group in its New York office. Laura has an MBA degree from Harvard Business School.
Ian heads the Client Engagement group at Neudata, as well as its busy programme of events. He has spent the last six years helping asset managers, investment banks and retailers to get value out of traditional and alternative data. Prior to that, Ian's experience encompassed analytical and commercial roles at Vodafone, Bank of Scotland and Liberty Mutual.
Ian holds an MA in Mathematics from the University of Oxford, and a Saltire Fellowship in Entrepreneurship from Babson College, Massachusetts.
Robin Xing is a managing director at Morgan Stanley who joined the Firm’s Asia ex-Japan economics research team in 2016 as Chief China Economist, leading the firm’s macro and FX research on China. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, he was an investment strategist at Goldman Sachs’ investment management division. Previously, he worked as director of China macro research at S.A.C Capital, and vice president and economist at China International Capital Corporation. Robin’s team was ranked #1 for Economics in the 2019 Institutional Investor All-Asia survey, and he has written extensively on China’s long-term economic outlook, including the rising consumption potential of lower-tier cities, China’s deleveraging process, the impact of trade tensions, and the outlook for the Greater Bay Area. He has presented his views frequently to senior policymakers in China. Robin has a BA in economics from Peking University, an MSc in economics from the National University of Singapore, and a PhD in economics from the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.
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