CFA Institute Live Webinars Presentation Recorded 29 Apr 2020
Machine Learning and AI: An Intuitive Introduction
Learn how artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are revolutionizing financial services — this course will introduce key concepts and illustrate the role of machine learning, data science techniques, and AI through examples and case studies from the investment industry. The presentation uses simple mathematics and basic statistics to provide an intuitive understanding of machine learning, as used by financial firms, to augment traditional investment decision making.
This overview session offers a tour of machine learning and AI methods, examining case studies to understand the technology companies, data vendors, banks, and fintech startups that are the key players in trading and investment management. Practical examples and case studies will help participants understand key machine learning methodologies, choose an algorithm for a specific goal, and recognize when to use machine learning and AI techniques.
Hands-on demos and slides presented by Sri are available here: https://academy.qusandbox.com/#/register. Use ‘CFAMasterClass’ as Registration code.
Watch part 2 of this webinar, Machine Learning and AI: Core Methods and Applications, recorded on 6 May 2020 for additional insights from Sri Krishnamurthy, CFA.
This is an archived recording of a live webinar that took place on 29 April 2020.
About the Speaker(s)
Sri Krishnamurthy, CFA, is the founder of QuantUniversity, a data and quantitative analysis company, and the creator of the Analytics Certificate program and the Fintech Certificate program. He has more than 15 years of experience in analytics, quantitative analysis, statistical modeling, and designing large-scale applications. Previously, Mr. Krishnamurthy has worked for Citigroup, Endeca, and MathWorks and has consulted with more than 25 customers in the financial services and energy industries. He has trained more than 1,000 students in quantitative methods, analytics, and big data in the industry and at Babson College, Northeastern University, and Hult International Business School, many of whom work in data science roles at financial services firms. Mr. Krishnamurthy earned an MS in computer systems engineering and an MS in computer science from Northeastern University and an MBA with a focus on investments from Babson College.