Ganesh Mani

Adjunct Faculty Carnegie Mellon; ex-SSgA

Ganesh Mani is on the adjunct Faculty of Carnegie Mellon University and is considered a thought leader in the areas of investment management and AI / FinTech. He has been a pioneer in applying innovative techniques to multiple asset classes and has worked with large asset management firms incl. hedge funds, after having sold one of the earliest AI/ML-based investment management boutiques into SSgA (in the late nineties), nucleating the Advanced Research Center there. 

Ganesh has been featured on ABC Nightline and in a Barron's cover story titled "New Brains on the Block". Mr. Mani has an MBA in Finance and a PhD in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, as well as an undergraduate degree in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. Ganesh is a charter member of TiE (www.TiE.org), was an early member of the Chicago Quantitative alliance and is on the advisory board of the Journal of Financial Data Science.

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 

Conference Day Two: July 1 2020

Wednesday, July 1st, 2020

11:50 AM Panel: Portfolio managers’ panel

The introduction of data science teams came with promises of significant new alpha. A panel of leading PMs debate whether they have delivered