Ganesh Mani is on the adjunct Faculty of Carnegie Mellon University and is considered a thought leader in the areas of investment management and AI / FinTech. He has been a pioneer in applying innovative techniques to multiple asset classes and has worked with large asset management firms incl. hedge funds, after having sold one of the earliest AI/ML-based investment management boutiques into SSgA (in the late nineties), nucleating the Advanced Research Center there.
Ganesh has been featured on ABC Nightline and in a Barron's cover story titled "New Brains on the Block". Mr. Mani has an MBA in Finance and a PhD in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, as well as an undergraduate degree in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. Ganesh is a charter member of TiE (www.TiE.org), was an early member of the Chicago Quantitative alliance and is on the advisory board of the Journal of Financial Data Science.
Panel discussion on the realistic use cases of ML processes within financial markets – how to separate fad from reality and utilise Machine Learning effectively.