Adrian de Valois-Franklin

CEO Castle Ridge

Adrian de Valois-Franklin is co-founder and CEO at Castle Ridge; an Artificial Intelligence powered Hedge Fund. He is also currently a member of the Board of Directors at Excelion Technology. 

Prior to co-founding Castle Ridge, Adrian was a Private Equity professional at CPP Investment Board (CPPIB) and at Accel-KKR; a joint venture between private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts &Co. and venture capital firm Accel Partners. Previously, he was an Investment Banker with Goldman Sachs in New York and San Francisco. 

Adrian also volunteers as an Advisor for NextAI; a global innovation hub for artificial intelligence related venture creation and technology commercialization.

Adrian gained his HBA with Distinction from Ivey Business School at Western University and his IB from Upper Canada College. 


Conference Day One: March 15th 2021

Tuesday, June 30th, 2020

11:25 AM A New Approach to AI: How a Self-Evolving Market Neural Strategy Defended Against the Pandemic and Quant Crash

·        While many firms experience massive losses as the market crashed earlier this year, a unique approach to AI allowed Castle Ridge Asset Management to continually deliver steady returns for their clients

  • Geno-Synthetic Algorithms (GSAs), a new approach to self-evolving AI that constantly adapts to changing market conditions.
  • Why a departure from traditional static ML techniques may make sense for your firm


Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Adrian.

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