Gary Kazantsev

Head of Quant Technology Strategy, Office of the CTO Bloomberg

Gary is the Head of Quant Technology Strategy in the Office of the CTO at Bloomberg. Prior to taking on this role, he created and headed the company’s Machine Learning Engineering group, leading projects at the intersection of computational linguistics, machine learning and finance, such as sentiment analysis of financial news, market impact indicators, statistical text classification, social media analytics, question answering, and predictive modeling of financial markets.

Prior to joining Bloomberg in 2007, Gary had earned degrees in physics, mathematics, and computer science from Boston University. He is engaged in advisory roles with FinTech and Machine Learning startups and has worked at a variety of technology and academic organizations over the last 20 years. In addition to speaking regularly at industry and academic events around the globe, he is a member of the KDD Data Science + Journalism workshop program committee and the advisory board for the AI & Data Science in Trading conference. He is also a co-organizer of the annual Machine Learning in Finance conference at Columbia University.

Conference Day One: 16 September 2019

Monday, September 16th, 2019

9:20 AM Panel: Bias in AI

Bias has been proven to become a factor in AI models and can have significant impact on results. What steps can you take to minimise or control bias

Conference Day Two: 17 September 2019

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Gary.

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