Renown lawyer, author, columnist and China expert Gordon Chang about the coronavirus -from how is it already changing the way business is being done in China, to the long-term impact it could potentially have on the global economy. Widely known for his books The Coming Collapse of China and Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes on the World, Gordon…

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Edward Price, the UK Government’s Head of Financial Sector and Economic Policy, discusses the United Kingdom -from its position as one of the world’s leading economic centers, to challenges it faces such as low economic growth and uncertainty regarding the impact of Brexit. As the UK Government’s Head of Financial Sector and Economic Policy -a…

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Peter N. Tannenbaum, founder of Ramax Search, discusses the current state of the job market, focusing on relevant issues for hiring managers and candidates. Peter has dedicated almost thirty years to the executive search field and founded Ramax Search in 1991. As a unique recruiting firm specializing in the placement of high caliber business leaders…

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Discover the latest trends in quantitative model development. AI and Machine Learning in Investment Management is an insider’s look into the opaque world of quantitative investing and the emergence of Artificial Intelligence, Big and small Data. The origins of AI/Machine Learning Quants: Then & Now. People, Players & AI/ML Practitioners Alternative Investment Data Digital Disruption-Amazoned? Rick Roche,…

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Captive insurance companies are insurers that are owned by the entities they insure, who also realize the benefits of any profits they derive from their underwriting activities. Wesley Sierk, the president, co-founder and lead strategist for Risk Management Advisors, Inc. -which specializes in alternative risk management structures using captive insurance companies, discusses the ins and…

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Alternative data, or “big data,” refers to massive quantities of complex, and often obscure, information about individual companies or industries that is analyzed by computer programs. As the alternative investment community has begun to embrace alternative data as part of its investment approach, it is important to understand some of the ways this new type…

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Author of Bloomberg: A Billionaire’s Ambition, Chris McNickle, will discuss the bipartisan legacy of a remarkable billionaire politician and how a successful entrepreneur was elected mayor of New York City and what he did with the power he won. While his time in office was not without controversy, Bloomberg has made vast improvements and changes in the…

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