As VP of Alt Data, Bill Dague is focused on finding valuable data and building products that deliver actionable investment insights. He has been leading Alternative Data at Nasdaq since early 2018 and spearheaded the acquisition of Quandl in December 2018. He and his team scour the globe looking for unique, alt data sources. They apply leading-edge technologies to create new solutions for traditional and alternative asset managers, and quant trading groups. Formerly the Director of Data Science at Nasdaq, he is particularly interested in applications of deep reinforcement learning and complex systems analysis to financial markets. Bill was recognized as one of Forbes’s 30 Under 30 in Finance in 2020. He holds a BA in Physics from the University of Chicago and a management certification from the Wharton School of Business.