Data Minds Panel - April 6, 2021

Incorporating the New Wave of Data Disruptors Into Your Trading and Risk Strategies

Hosted by Wall Street Horizon, industry experts discussed the overcoming challenges of incorporating unstructured data sets into the investment process. As well as the increased demand of alternative data and concerns about the pace of alpha arbitrage as more and more investors use specific data sets.

Come away with answers on:

  • As more firms build their data science teams and increase spend, will the speed of decay increase? Is commoditization a bad thing? 
  • How has the move to the cloud changed things, especially the speed and cost of computing? 
  • In the current data deluge, how do you find new and valid sources of data without wasting time?
  • Where is the alternative data space headed in the next 10 years and what types of data will be most influential in finance?

Speakers include:

  • Christine Short - Moderator
    • VP of Research at Wall Street Horizon
  • Chris Petrescu
    • Founder of CP Capital, formerly at ExodusPoint and WorldQuant
  • Elizabeth Pritchard
    • Founder and CEO of White Rock Data Solutions, LLC
  • Marko Kangrga
    • Head of Quant Research for the Americas at RavenPack
  • Roberto Jedreicich
    • Former Director of Market Data Strategy at Credit Suisse
  • Kevin Nichols
    • Head of Derived Market Data & Analytics at Cboe Global Markets