Marc Antonio Awada

Chief Risk & Data Analytics Officer Alpha Innovations

Mark Antonio Awada's distinguished career spans finance and academia. He has held leadership and executive roles at blue chip investment banks, and also managed capital at both a global investment firm which he founded and also at a top tier hedge fund. His academic background is in theoretical physics, and included post-doctoral research with Dr. Stephen Hawking as well as subsequent professorial positions at US universities. 

In his role as Chief Risk and Data Analytics Officer at Alpha Innovations, Mark Antonio oversees risk and performance analysis at multiple levels, for the purpose of understanding and prudently limiting risk, as well as proactively using this data to improve performance.

Conference Day One: June 30 2020

Tuesday, June 30th, 2020

5:00 PM Managing and modelling risk using ML for portfolio optimization

- Allocating a risk budget based on model’s prediction of equity market
- Using ML to predict a stable portfolio 

Conference Day Two: July 1 2020

Wednesday, July 1st, 2020

2:15 PM Panel: Assessing risk factors of a pure quant strategy

- Choosing, combining and validating data to reduce risk 
- Remaining competitive
- Adapting and reacting to structural breaks