Join us to hear Gene Ekster present his latest research on alternative data in investment management. Then, stick around for special guest Dan Chan's hypnotic virtual magic show!
Gene Ekster is an adjunct professor at NYU, where he teaches a course on alternative-data in finance. He is also the CEO of AltDG, an alternative data software company. Previously, he managed the alternative data team at Point72 Asset Management and worked in alternative-data roles at Balyasny Asset Management, Lone Pine, 1010 Data, and Majestic Research. Gene is a board member of IDSO (a compliance organization), Eagle Alpha, Ottoquant, and Super Signal Capital. He holds a degree in Artificial Intelligence from U.C. Berkeley, an MBA from Cornell University, and is a CFA charter holder.
Dan Chan is a Master Magician. He has been featured in Thinknum, the Hustle, BuzzFeed, CNBC, and Business Insider. He has performed over 5000 shows for audiences around the world, including billionaires and media moguls. Chan has a diverse experience including being a life-guard, sailing and windsurfing instructor, and pre-IPO PayPal employee. His clients are a global who’s who and include: Apple, Bank of America, Facebook, Google, Netflix, Sequoia Capital, and many more.