Webinar

How Innovative Sell Side Firms Are Using Alternative Data

June 3rd, 2020 11:30AM - 12:30 PM EDT

Moderator

  • Marta Lopata

    Chief Growth Officer
    @Thinknum Alternative Data

Speaker

  • Rayne Gaisford

    Head of Data Strategy, Equity Research
    @Jefferies LLC

During this webinar we will discuss how innovative sell side firms use alternative data to generate unique insights about companies performance.

Jefferies, the global investment banking firm, has served companies and investors for over 55 years. Headquartered in New York, with offices in over 30 cities around the world, the firm provides clients with capital markets and financial advisory services, institutional brokerage and securities research, as well as asset and wealth management. The firm provides research and execution services in equity, fixed income, and foreign exchange markets, as well as a full range of investment banking services including underwriting, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and recapitalization, and other advisory services, with all businesses operating in the Americas, Europe and Asia.

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Moderator

  • Marta Lopata

    Chief Growth Officer
    @Thinknum Alternative Data

    Marta Lopata

    Chief Growth Officer @Thinknum Alternative Data

    Marta V. Lopata is the Chief Growth Officer at Thinknum Alternative Data and Kgbase - no-code knowledge graph tool. In 2019, Marta has founded External Data Conference - the world’s first annual conference bringing together leading minds in finance, business, media, government and sustainability to discuss the real-world applications for alternative data.

    Marta is also a co-Founder of Thinknum's media outlet which attracted millions readers with its alternative-data focused market insights about leading public and private companies.

    Marta is frequently quoted in the Business Insider, Institutional Investor, TechCrunch and other business publications; and is often a featured panelist at major market-related conferences.

    Marta speaks 4 languages (Chinese, French, Polish and English) and before immigrating to the US, she led product & growth teams in digital fabrication and sustainable materials in China and France.

Speaker

  • Rayne Gaisford

    Head of Data Strategy, Equity Research
    @Jefferies LLC

    Rayne Gaisford

    Head of Data Strategy, Equity Research @Jefferies LLC

    Rayne and his global team advise investment professionals on the integration of data (alternative and traditional), data science frameworks, analytic tools and quantitative methods within their fundamental processes. Rayne is a member of the BattleFin advisory board and regularly speaks about the data ecosystem. Prior to joining Jefferies, Rayne spent fifteen years on the buy-side as a CRO, risk manager, data researcher and member of the management team of several multi-manager hedge funds. Rayne began his career on the equity options research team at Goldman Sachs after having graduated from the University of Oregon. He lives in New York with his wife and two children.

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