AI in Action E105: Peter Hafez, Chief Data Scientist at RavenPack
Welcome to episode 105 of the AI in Action podcast, the show where we break down the hype and explore the impact that Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are making on our everyday lives.
Powered by Alldus International, our goal is to share with you the insights of technologists and data science enthusiasts to showcase the excellent work that is being done within AI in the United States and Europe.
Today’s guest is Peter Hafez, Chief Data Scientist at RavenPack, who are the leading big data analytics provider for financial services. The company’s products allow clients to enhance returns, reduce risk or increase efficiency by incorporating the effects of public information in their models or workflows. RavenPack’s clients include the most successful hedge funds, banks and asset managers in the world.
Peter is responsible for setting up and managing the company’s Data Science department, which is instrumental in the design and development of new products derived from RavenPack’s Big Data Analytics platform. With backgrounds in image processing, mathematics, machine learning and econometrics; the team is responsible for researching and modelling big data applications for the financial markets.
In the show, Peter will discuss:
RavenPack’s impact in the Fintech industry
Benefits their products bring to customers
Interesting projects they are working on within data
Building a successful infrastructure
Why he loves working at RavenPack
Interesting projects coming up in the near future
To find out more about Peter and his work at RavenPack, check out the website www.ravenpack.com or follow them on Twitter @RavenPack. You can also connect with Peter on Linkedin or follow him on Twitter @PeterHafez.
What did you make of Peter’s podcast? Where do you see the future of Artificial Intelligence in the FinTech industry heading in the next few years? We would love to hear your thoughts on this episode, so please leave a comment below.
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