Peter Hafez

Chief Data Scientist RavenPack

Peter Hafez is the head of data science at RavenPack. Since joining RavenPack in 2008, he’s been a pioneer in the field of applied news analytics bringing alternative data insights to the world’s top banks and hedge funds. Peter has more than 15 years of experience in quantitative finance with companies such as Standard & Poor's, Credit Suisse First Boston, and Saxo Bank.

He holds a Master's degree in Quantitative Finance from Sir John Cass Business School along with an undergraduate degree in Economics from Copenhagen University. Peter is a recognized speaker at quant finance conferences on alternative data and AI, and has given lectures at some of the world’s top academic institutions including London Business School, Courant Institute of Mathematics at NYU, and Imperial College London.

Conference Day One: June 30 2020

Tuesday, June 30th, 2020

12:10 PM Machine learning and NLP for long term investors

NLP can provide a great advantage to a trader, but can be more of an art rather than a science and as a result, outcomes can dramatically vary. Ravenpack’s chief data scientist outlines how to develop effective trading strategies based on machine learning algorithms and an NLP engine to demonstrate predictive power within capital markets 

Conference Day Two: July 1 2020

Wednesday, July 1st, 2020

9:50 AM Panel: Keeping a competitive edge past the use of alt data

- Now the value of alt data is understood, where do we go from here?
- Leveraging data from multiple sources and expert research networks
- Using analysis surrounding people and connectivity to gain deeper insights