Fintech Thought Leadership Group, Quantitative Investing, Virtual Events & Programming

State of the Industry: CEO Panel

Tuesday, December 15 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Overview

Join us as we meet a panel of CEOs of leading quantitative asset management firms to discuss the state of the industry. This is a phenomenal opportunity to hear from multiple leaders in our industry about current trends and expectations for the future.

Agenda

1:00 PM | OPENING REMARKS


1:05 PM | PANEL DISCUSSION, Q&A

Moderator

Peter T. Willett,CFA, Principal, Mercer

Panelists

Adrian Banner, PHD, CEO & CIO, INTECH

Andrew Dyson, Chairman & CEO, QMA

Adam Petryk, CFA, President & CEO, QS Investors, LLC


1:50 PM |  Q&A

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2:00 PM |  CLOSING REMARKS & ADJOURNMENT

Additional Details

Learning Outcomes

  • An understanding of the current status of the Quant Industry
  • Hear thoughts on some of the current trends in the market:
    1. ETF’s/flows to passive
    2. Smart beta
    3. AI and Machine learning
    4. ESG
    5. Underperformance of quant strategies (unfortunately, this is a trend in our industry)
    6. What do you think the next trend will be for the quant industry?
  •  Hear Advice:
    1. What advice would you give to someone starting their career?
    2. How do you think about building a team?
    3. If you were starting fresh and launching a new hedge fund, what would you target and why?