The future of intelligence - will machines take over fund management? 

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

10:30 - 11:20 Ballroom 2



Jonathan Wilmot

Founder, WilmotML; former Head of Macro Investments, Asset Management, Credit Suisse

New machine learning techniques have gone "beyond human” in their ability to perform certain kinds of data intensive tasks, threatening to compliment or replace human intelligence across many fields of economic life. But in fund management will it be compliment or replace? What are the dangers and what is the evidence that machines can outperform?  Does the biggest potential lie in asset allocation or security selection? And what are the specific requirements?