Keynote: Ash Booth

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Head of AI, HSBC

Dr. Ash Booth is an entrepreneur, data scientist, and machine learning researcher.

   

Beginning his academic endeavors with a BSc in Biomedical Science, Ash soon transitioned through bio-inspired computing to computer science and, aged 21, began his Ph.D. in the Application of Machine Learning to Algorithmic Trade Execution at the University of Southampton.

   

After working a number of contract roles as a machine learning and data science consultant at various hedge funds and investment firms, Ash took a position of Head of the Artificial intelligence for HSBC’s Corporate and Institutional Digital programme.