Season 1 Episode 10
In episode ten, Pieter investigates how hedge funds are using AI to find competitive advantages for their investments with Mike Schuster, Managing Director and Head of AI Core Team at the New York-based Two Sigma. With decades of AI experience (including Google where he pioneered the ML technology that became Google Translate), when Mike first joined Two Sigma he was described as potentially being the “hedge fund’s last human employee”. Mike explains the mechanics behind a team that can brings AI to banking, talks about why working for a hedge fund is like working for a tech company and the future potential of AI robot investors.
Host: Pieter Abbeel | Executive Producers: Ricardo Reyes & Henry Tobias Jones | Audio Production: Kieron Matthew Banerji | Title Music: Alejandro Del Pozo