USE CASES FOR ALTERNATIVE DATASETS IN DATA DRIVEN INVESTING
Project leader: Nicolas Cojocaru-Durand (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Possibilities: Discovery, Creation and Community.
My project to create a series of 3 seminars for finance professionals so they can get a a practical sense of how AI techniques can be applied to their work.
We will explore what insights can be gained using using foot traffic data for retail stores, and what needs to be done to make the data useful. We will also look at how it correlates with more traditional datasets like retail sales.
Zain Hoda is founder of Alpha Hat, a data analytics firm making alternative data useful and actionable for fundamental investors. He previously worked at BNY Mellon Asset Management, Ziff Brothers Investments, BlackRock, and Bloomberg. He has a BS in Computer Science from Stanford University and a Master in Finance from Princeton University.