Carson Boneck, CFA, is the Chief Data Officer at Balyasny Asset Management (BAM) where he is responsible for data sourcing, data science, webscraping, and data engineering across all of the firm’s strategies. Carson joined BAM as a Director of Quantitative Research in 2016, building and overseeing a research team which created systematic strategies for the firm’s discretionary Long/Short investors. Prior to BAM, Carson was the Global Head of Investment Management & Quantitative Research at S&P Global Market Intelligence (formerly Capital IQ) for eight years overseeing and founded the Capital IQ’s acclaimed Quantamental Research team. For ten years prior, Carson was a Quantitative Researcher, specializing in listed equities, at several sell-side firms. He began his career in management consulting specializing in company valuation, corporate finance, and M&A advisory. Carson is an Indiana University graduate and a CFA Charterholder.
· Impact of Covid-19 on the utility and consumption of alternative data
· Data sourcing and evaluation of new datasets
· Fundamental vs quant and systematic methods approaches to alt data