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Quandl Presents at Strata Data Conference 2017

Thinking of attending Strata Data Conference New York 2017? We’re excited to announce that on September 26, Quandl’s Chief Data Officer, Abraham Thomas, will be presenting a talk on logistics data.

Entitled “Oh buoy! How data science improves shipping intelligence for hedge funds,” Thomas’s presentation will delve into the many ways hedge funds use supply chain and logistics data to predict a pattern or movement in a specific security. This is an exciting area for data scientists today as financial professionals are ever-hungry for new sources of exhaust data to fuel their trading algorithms.

Thomas’ talk will take place at 1:35pm ET as part of the Data-Driven Business Management sessions. You can find full details on the conference page. If you haven’t already secured your place at the conference, you can also use discount code FRIEND for 20% off your registration fee. We look forward to seeing you there!

Quandl presents at Strata Data Conference 2017

About Abraham Thomas

Abraham Thomas is the Chief Data Officer of Quandl, a company he and cofounder Tammer Kamel created with the goal of making it easy for anyone to find and use high-quality data effectively in their professional decision-making. Previously, Abraham was a portfolio manager and head of US bond trading at Simplex Asset Management, a multi-billion-dollar hedge fund group with offices in Tokyo, Hong Kong and Princeton. He holds a degree from IIT Bombay.

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