Olga Kane, Managing Director, Synthesis
Olga Kane is a Managing Director at Synthesis, a quantitative investment company, focusing on statistical arbitrage in equity markets. Synthesis team applies machine learning methods to efficiently extract insights from an ever-expanding range of alternative data sources. Prior to joining Synthesis, Olga was Head of Data Strategy at Quantstellation, a proprietary algorithmic trading group.
Olga has over 15 years of experience in the investment industry where she held a variety of senior roles on both buy-side and sell-side and developed her professional expertise on the intersection of traditional fundamental asset management and cutting-edge technologies transforming the industry. She holds a master’s degree in finance, an MBA degree and a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designation.
Olga is a frequent speaker at industry conferences on topics of machine learning and big data analysis in investment research. She also produces a video series Arkane Alpha where she talks about opportunities in capital markets fintech.