Chida Khatua, Equbot

Chida Khatua Chida Khatua is the CEO and co-founder of EquBot. Chida brings more than 15 years of experience in artificial intelligence and machine learning. Most recently, he spent 18 years serving as the Director of Engineering at Intel and as the founder of a successful startup called Bumperglass. Chida holds several patents in hardware, software, and technology. He holds an MBA from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley, a Masters from Stanford in Electrical Engineering, and a Masters from the Indian Institute of Science.
9.25-10.10

Panel discussion - View from the C-Suite

The asset management industry is experiencing a set of unprecedented structural shifts.
These include; a shift in responsibility for long-term savings from state to employer to employee, the value for money of active management being questioned by stakeholders, significant fee compression, an increasing customer propensity to buy products through digital channels, the use of analytics and artificial intelligence to make better investment decisions and increasing expectation that institutional shareholders should exercise greater stewardship over investment decisions.

How should the asset management industry respond?

Three senior Asset Management executives together with the Chairperson of ALFI provide insights into the future of the Asset Management industry


10.10-10.40

Part I - Crypto currencies and their relevance to Asset Management


10.40 - 11.05

Part II - A practical example of Artificial Intelligent portfolio management and its potential to lower barriers for entry into Asset Management


11.30-11.55

Part III - A checkpoint on reality in assessing whether investor protection lines of defence can keep pace and be more effectively enabled through technology

Transformational technology; what does it mean for control functions


12.05 - 12.35

The evolving role and profile of the Regulator

As Asset Management evolves, embraces new technology and shifts its own paradigms, how is the role of Regulator adapting to these changes? We will hear from experts representing both the CSSF and the FCA, specialising in preparing the regulator for such change and adapting to regulate the Asset Manager of tomorrow