Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning: How are Emerging Technologies affecting Finance?


28 February 2019 ,6:30 PM | Tokyo, Japan
CFA Society Japan | 1.5 CE Credit

Date: February 28th (Thursday), 2019, 18:30-20:00 (JST)
Venue: Room1-2, FINE TOKYO, 5th Floor, South Tower, Otemachi Financial City, 1-9-7 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
http://www.fine-tokyo.com/en/access/
 (For those who take the subways to come: From Tokyo Metro Otemachi Station, please use the passageway directly connecting to the first basement floor of the building. Then take the South Elevator from the first basement floor or the first floor to the fifth floor.
For those who come from the surface street: Please enter the SouthTower, Otemachi Financial City from FINE TOKYO Entrance that is across the street of Sankei Building. Then take the South Elevator from the first floor to the fifth floor.)
Language: English
Specialty Focus Areas: Fintech (CE credit eligible)
Speaker: Mr. Maurizio Raffone (Chief Executive Officer, Finetiq Limited)
Fee: CFA Japan Members, CFA Members of other societies, Associate Members, Professional Members:Free, Candidate Non Members: JPY 2,000, Non-members: JPY 3,000 
**Global Passport Program is available.

Outline

The talk will explore how the emergence of new branches of technology and research, such as blockchain, AI and ML is impacting the world of finance.
We will look at some major trends as well as specific case studies and will attempt at predicting what further developments to expect over the course of the next few years.

Speaker

Maurizio is the founder and CEO of Finetiq Limited, a management consulting firm focused on the FinTech industry and active in Japan and Hong Kong. Maurizio has over 20 years of international finance experience, with expertise in credit derivatives, structured finance and fund management. Prior to Finetiq, Maurizio's most recent roles were as Managing Director at UniCredit, Italy's largest bank, and as Partner at TriSpan LLP, an asset management firm based in London, where he was deputy Chief Investment Officer of TriSpan's global macro fund.
Maurizio holds an MPhil in Financial Economics from the University of Cambridge and a first class honours degree in Economics and Management from Royal Holloway College of the University of London.



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