Event Profile

Investment Management Powered by AI - 7th NextGen Event

October 23, 2020
Event Details:

A look into the exciting advancements of

AI-based textual methods being applied in the Financial Services Industry

NextGen Alpha is pleased to announce the 7th AI event will be held October 23. The virtual edition, half-day event is presented by ACATIS Investment, Frankfurt am Main. Please join us.

The 7th NextGen AI Event features an expert line-up of data and tool providers, academia and practitioners who will share their products, skills and experiences in concentrated, short presentations. This unique event offers insights into a growing field that will have an important impact, particularly with regard to the investment management industry in relation to alpha generating stock picking and portfolio construction.

Topics include:

  • Which are the latest textual data sources available for AI-analysis?
  • Which tools have recently been made commercially available using text and AI?
  • Which way is Academia headed? What is the most cutting-edge research?
  • Which are the practical experiences of investment professionals? What were disappointments, what were breakthroughs?

Pre-registration is required. 

Speaker Line-Up

Group 1 - Data Provider




Johan Källstrand - COO, Co-Founder


Jerome Basdevant - Chief Technology Officer

Financial Times

Stephen Thomas - Head of Datamining

Group 2 - Tool Provider


Moody Hadi - Group Manager, S&P Market Intelligence


Sebastian Owen - CEO

Eagle Alpha

Darren Laheen - Head of Private Equity

Group 3 - Academia

U of Notre Dame

Prof. Bill McDonald

Goethe University

Prof. Dr. Alexander Hillert

Group 4 - Practitioner

HQ Asset Management

Dr. Benjamin Moritz - Executive Partner

Triton Partners

Dr. Paul Bergbusch - Data Science

Periscope Capital

Jamie Wise - CEO


Bryan Loughry - Data Science


Any questions contact:

Fred Sage
NextGen Alpha AG