FoQ Banner

Frontiers of Quant

The Impact of AI/ML & Alt Data on Quantitative Investing

Are alternative data and machine learning the future of investment management? Will they fundamentally transform the quantitative investment process, providing revolutionary insights that allow managers to tackle previously unanswerable questions?

In our latest research, we address these questions, separating the signal from the noise, and describe our vision of the frontiers of quantitative investing over the next few years. We share where we believe new tools and methods will have the greatest impact on the systematic investment process, and we consider risks and challenges in their application that are relevant to asset owners. Read on for more. 

Alternative Data: Beyond the Hype

Katherine Glass-Hardenbergh Podcast

2019 AI/ML & Alt Data Seminar Series presented by:

Seth Weingram, Ph.D. – Senior Vice President, Director, Client Advisory

Seth heads Acadian’s Client Advisory function, which is closely aligned with both the Investment and the Global Client teams. Prior to joining Acadian in 2014, Seth was a managing director in Equity Derivatives Trading at UBS. Previously, he was a researcher at Barclays Global Investors, focusing on options and volatility. He also helped to establish and later ran Deutsche Bank’s award-winning Equity Derivatives Strategy Group. Seth holds a Ph.D. in economics from Stanford University and a B.A. in economics from the University of Chicago.

Seth Weingram

Related Articles