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Investment Strategies driven by "AI" - DataBites Seminar



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Speaker: Dan Philps - Rothko Investment Stategies

Research Centre: Centre for Machine Learning


How the emergence of AI offers an alternative way to identify value and extract alpha from inefficient markets and the focus of current research.


Dan Philps is a career Fund Manager and quantitative finance researcher and is working towards achieving a PhD in Machine Learning, applied (currently) to the domain of Finance, with supervisors Prof Artur Garcez and Dr Tillman Weyde.

Commercially, Dan is Head of Rothko Investment Strategies - the quantitative investment group - and chairs the Rothko Investment and Research Committee. Prior to this, he was a Senior Fund Manager in Mondrian Investment Partners' Global Fixed Income and Currencies team and before joining Mondrian, in 1998, Mr. Philps was a Consultant Quantitative Analyst/Programmer in the equity and derivatives businesses of Dresdner-KB, Bankers Trust and Barclays Capital, specializing in trading and risk models. Dan has a BSc (Hons) from King’s College London, is a CFA Charterholder, a member of the CFA Institute and a member of the CFA Society of the UK.

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When and where

2.00pm - 3.00pmThursday 22nd March 2018

C304 Tait Building City, University of London Northampton Square London EC1V 0HB United Kingdom