Neudata is excited to bring its fifth alternative data Summit to San Francisco, in February 2020.
The SF Summit will bring together hundreds of West Coast public market investors looking to use alternative data in their process. Investors presenting use cases and top tips for alternative data are a key part of the event.
Alternative Data has also seen significant interest from the PE / VC worlds, with hundreds of firms buying alternative data to help in screening, due diligence and monitoring.
The event also will feature some of the best known alternative data providers, and the technology that is being used in the effort. In addition, we take pride in featuring lesser known providers, at the cutting edge of adoption globally.
Who should attend?
Public market investors
Venture capital investors
Private equity investors
Corporations using alternative data to influence strategy
Startups looking to bring their data products to market
Established data providers, looking to reach new buyers
Data platforms and technology providers
Amy Dafnis NeudataAnalyst
Anagha Vaidhyanathan Morgan StanleyExecutive Director
Anagha Vaidhyanathan is an Executive Director in the Institutional Equities Division at Morgan Stanley. She has worked at the firm for 8.5 years, in both New York and San Francisco. Anagha advises hedge funds and asset managers on investments in global equities with a focus in Pan-Asia and technology, media, and internet companies. She spearheads Morgan Stanley’s Quantitative and Systematic Advisory Services efforts on the West Coast. Anagha has a BA in Economics from Wellesley College. She is on the board of the Wellesley Alumni Club of Silicon Valley and has a deep passion for financial literacy and education.
Anjun Zhou ex MellonInstitute for Quantitative Research in Finance
Anjun has two decades of investment management experience. Her latest role was Head of Multi-Asset and Multi-Factor Research at Mellon Capital, responsible for the R&D of investment strategies and solutions. Prior to Mellon Capital, Anjun held senior roles at Wall Street firms such as Morgan Stanley and Deutsche Bank, responsible for portfolio management, research and product development. Anjun serves on the Research Committee of Q Group. She has authored publications on real asset investing, stock selection using artificial intelligence and volatility modeling. Anjun earned her Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and a B.A. in Business Administration from Peking University. She completed the Stanford GSB LEAD Program on Corporate Innovation.
Christian Gilson HivemindCo-Founder and Head Of Data Science
Christian Gilson is the Head of Data Science at Hivemind, where he leads a team of data scientists who help businesses transform their messy or unstructured data into relevant, accurate, and valuable data assets. Christian holds a first-class honours degree and MSci in Physics from the University of Bristol where he also received the ‘Best Astrophysics Research Award’ and the ‘Best Physics Research Award’. In 2013 he was selected as one of the ‘top three physics students in the UK’ at the Science, Engineering & Technology Awards.
Daryl Smith NeudataHead of Research
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.
Elizabeth Elliott Morgan StanleyVice President
Elizabeth is a Vice President in Equity Research and member of Institutional Investor's top three ranked IT Hardware team led by Katy Huberty. She joined Morgan Stanley in 2012 after graduating from Wake Forest University with a B.S. in Finance, and has 7+ years of industry experience. Elizabeth holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and Series 7, 63, 86 and 87 registrations. She is the co-head of undergraduate recruiting in Equity Research and a member of the department's technology steering committee.
Julia Asri Meigh NeudataSenior Analyst
Rado Lipuš NeudataFounder & CEO
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.
Takashi Yamada NikkeiVP, Head of Sales
Takashi Yamada is the VP, Head of Sales for the Data Solution at Nikkei America and has been with the company for 2 years after seconded from Nikkei. He is responsible for client management in the US for its unique Japanese Alternative/Market Data. Before Nikkei, He has got experience as a business consultant at a consulting firm and engineer at an advertising firm and Daiwa Institute of Research after graduating from The University of Tokyo.
Todd Schmucker ex Balyasny Asset ManagementDirector, Data Sourcing & Strategy
Zander Lurie SurveyMonkeyCEO
Zander is CEO of SurveyMonkey and serves on its board of directors, which he has been a part of since 2009. Previously, Zander was Senior Vice President of Entertainment at GoPro; he has served on the company’s board of directors since 2016. Prior to GoPro, Zander was SVP of Strategic Development at CBS Corporation, via its acquisition of CNET Networks, where he served as Chief Financial Officer and Head of Corporate Development. Zander began his career in the technology investment banking group at JPMorgan, leading equity transactions and mergers and acquisitions in the Internet sector. He holds a JD and an MBA from Emory University, and a BA in Political Science from the University of Washington. Zander co-founded the California-based nonprofit organization CoachArt, which serves chronically ill children and their siblings.
AddressInterContinental Mark Hopkins, 999 California Street, San Francisco , California, 94108 United States
Morgan StanleyMorgan Stanley have earned a worldwide reputation for excellence in financial advice and market execution. With offices in more than 41 countries, the people of Morgan Stanley are dedicated to providing their clients the finest thinking, products and services to help them achieve their most challenging goals. morganstanley.com
HivemindUsing the collective intelligence of man and machine, Hivemind helps clients create valuable, bespoke datasets from messy or unstructured sources, and brings control and efficiency to their data processing—making it auditable, and more accurate. With Hivemind you can: Create proprietary, structured datasets from any source Produce accurate, unbiased training data for machine learning Enrich, clean, map and monitor your datasets in detail and at scale Make informed decisions using aggregated opinion or sentiment hvmd.io/
SurveyMonkeySurveyMonkey is a leading global survey software company on a mission to power the curious. The company’s People Powered Data platform empowers over 17 million active users to measure and understand feedback from employees, customers, website and app users, and the market. SurveyMonkey’s products, enterprise solutions and integrations enable 335,000+ organizations to solve daily challenges, from delivering better customer experiences to increasing employee retention. With SurveyMonkey, organizations around the world can transform feedback into business intelligence that drives growth and innovation.
Arm InsightARM Insight is the leading provider of actionable insights from financial data. The company’s innovative data products have been gathered from over 1,000 financial institutions, giving you access to the “truth” of actual transaction data, not just general trends. These rich insights can be used for investment decisions, benchmarking, competitive analysis and other strategic initiatives. To learn more, visit arminsight.com
Earnest ResearchEarnest Research is a data analytics company driven to change the way investment professionals understand consumer and business behavior. Working with transaction, web-sourced and mobile geolocation data, we derive near real-time insights on company performance and customer behavior across thousands of consumer-facing companies. Earnest clients cover the spectrum from emerging managers and family offices to global asset managers, private equity and venture capital firms.
AscentialAscential Plc owns innovative data companies – WGSN and Edge – that specialize in providing retail e-commerce data to brands, manufacturers, and retailers. As a by-product, we have valuable alternative data to offer to the investment community. WGSN provides apparel e-commerce data and daily apparel consumer data across five regions, with history back to 2013. Edge provides Amazon sales and share data, tracking grocery, health and personal care categories, and general retail e-commerce pricing and promotion data, with up to 5 years’ historical data in the US and UK.
causaLenscausaLens is a London deep-tech company building the next generation data cleaning and signal discovery products. It serves the full spectrum of financial services firms and data providers. The causaLens product is unique on the market and can search and extract signals from raw time-series data in a fully automated manner. They launched their first product on August '18 and already attracted some of the most sophisticated banks, hedge funds, asset managers, exchanges, market makers & data providers as customers.
Consumer EdgeConsumer Edge (CE) is a preeminent equity research and alternative data insights boutique focused on the global consumer sector. Since its founding in 2009 CE has focused on the nexus of research and data. CE continues this focus today, delivering leading equity research with next-generation alternative data solutions. consumer-edge.com
Second MeasureSecond Measure is a technology company that gives investors a daily view into how consumers behave. Using data from billions of transactions, Second Measure has created a self-service platform for daily tracking and real-time exploration of thousands of public and private companies. Clients rely on this data to gain an advantage in financial investments, support ongoing analyses, and track intra-quarter company performance. A Y Combinator alumnus (YC2015), the company is proudly backed by top investors. secondmeasure.com
YewnoYewno is a Silicon Valley award-winning Artificial Intelligence company whose patented Knowledge Graph technology extracts insights from millions of data sources at an unprecedented scale, allowing us to better understand the world and encouraging us to explore the unknown. Yewno applies this technology across financial services, education, publishing, life sciences, and government to deliver solutions that uncover hidden relationships. yewno.com/
Visible AlphaVisible Alpha is transforming the way Wall Street firms collaborate on research, financial models and corporate access events by providing breakthrough tools for discovery, analysis and valuation. With more than 500 employees globally, the rapidly growing company combines advanced data technology, a secure distribution network and sophisticated analytical tools to drive efficiencies and transparency into the research process while also enabling firms to generate alpha in new and differentiated ways. visiblealpha.com
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