Jamie Wise | Founder
BUZZ Indexes

Jamie Wise, Founder, BUZZ Indexes

Jamie Wise is the Founder of BUZZ Indexes and the President and Chief Executive Officer of Periscope Capital, a Toronto-based hedge fund manager. BUZZ Indexes creates and maintains proprietary quantitative index and portfolio strategies based on Big Data analytics models. Established in 2009, Periscope Capital is an alternative investment asset manager focused on cross-asset arbitrage strategies. Previously, Mr. Wise was a managing director at Moore Capital Advisors Canada and a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager at the Bank of Montreal where he led an internal proprietary trading group. Mr. Wise has appeared on CNBC, BNN and regularly contributes to various podcasts and blog posts. He has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, MarketWatch and across leading ETF industry journals. Mr. Wise has an undergraduate business degree (hons.); graduating first in his class from the Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario and holds a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.

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TSC 2018 - DAY 2 @ 09:20

AI in trading and investing – debating the risks, rewards and reality of robo-advisors and artificial intelligence in capital markets

  • AI & your investment strategy – the advantages and disadvantages of trading on probability and using AI to enhance your investment strategy
  • Markets for machines – how will increased usage of machine learning and AI alter market dynamics? 
  • Fiduciary rule fallout – how the new financial investment rules for advisors to act in their clients’ best interest impact robo-advisors?
  • AI-associated risks – what risks should financial firms be aware of as smart machines become more fundamental in modern markets? Do the biggest risks lie in man’s misuse of technology or machine learning techniques themselves? 

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