Tharsis Souza is a Computer Scientist, author, and innovator passionate about data-driven products with experience in the UK, the US and Latin America.
Tharsis is a Director of Product Incubation specialized in AI and Advanced Analytics at Qontigo, a recently formed financial intelligence company bringing together Axioma, DAX and STOXX to deliver the most sophisticated data analytics and market-defining indices.
Previously, he co-founded the Financial Services vertical at Yewno Inc., a Silicon Valley-based tech start-up, launching a portfolio of AI-based products including alternative data feeds, indexes and investment management platform.
Prior to Yewno, Tharsis was part of the prestigious UK Doctoral Centre in Financial Computing and Data Science. Before that, Tharsis launched new risk and trading products at the Brazilian Stock Exchange (B3) and at Itaú Unibanco.
Tharsis holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from UCL, University of London following an M.Phil. in Computer Science, an M.Sc. in Computer Science and a Bachelor's in Computer Engineering.