Francesco Filia

CEO Fasanara

Francesco heads all portfolio management and research related activities at Fasanara. He also  spearheads the identification and implementation of all relevant portfolio tail hedging strategies.

Prior to co-founding Fasanara, Francesco was Managing Director and EMEA Head of the MidCaps & Principal Investors group at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, a top producing investment practice comprised of 15 professionals. In his role, Francesco directed Bank of America Merrill Lynch operations across Europe, Middle East and Africa with responsibilities on multi- strategy, multi-assets portfolio solutions.

Prior to joining Merrill Lynch in 2000, Francesco was a research analyst at JP Morgan Securities where he started his career in 1997. In JPM, Francesco published several research white papers covering areas such as derivatives modeling and fixed income / volatility strategies.

Francesco is a graduate of Bocconi University in Milan and a scholar of Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam.

Conference Day One: June 30 2020

Tuesday, June 30th, 2020

1:35 PM Data-informed insights: In-house vs outsourced

- Identifying when to use in-house AI services vs outsourced options
-Determining how to get better insights, reduce costs and improve security and transparency
- Considerations necessary when deciding on a provider 

5:00 PM Use and misuses of ML in investing (Dial-in)

- Overcoming structural challenges and training models differently 
- Driving value through cost reduction 
- How to organize institutional data to scale