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Panel: New Technologies’ Impact on Alpha

How Big Data, AI, Machine Learning & Other Technologies Are Moving the Needle on Investment Processes

Please join the Managed Funds Association and Gravitas as we examine disruptive front office technologies that will increase alpha and give you the upper hand in investment processes.  For more information about this event, please email Carling Pinckney at

Agenda Highlights Include:

  • The Future of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning & Big Data in the Hedge Fund Space
  • Current Use Cases of Disruptive Technologies to Gain Competitive Advantage in Investment Decisions
  • The Big Blockchain Debate
  • What Funds Managers Must Consider Today Regarding New Technologies

Introductory Remarks: Jayesh Punater, CEO & Founder, Gravitas


  • Basant Nanda, Managing Director, Head of Information Technology, CPPIB
  • Jennifer Peve, Executive Director Office of FinTech Strategy, DTCC
  • David Black, Technology Partner, Oak HC/FT
  • Jonathan Hitchon, Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer, Two Sigma Investments

Moderator: Jay Dweck, CTO & Head of Rates & Currency Trading, Arxis Capital

Earlier Event: October 26
Thought Leadership Dinner.
Later Event: February 22
Thought Leadership Dinner