Speaker "Evgenia Gvozdeva" Details Back



Keynote Panel: AI in finance


We will discuss applications of AI in quantitative investing for security level signal building as well as tactical allocation.


Evgenia Gvozdeva, Ph.D. Director, Research & Development, Investment Division, Russell Investments Ph.D., Finance, University of Houston, 2009, M.Sc., Mathematics, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia, 2002 Evgenia Gvozdeva is the Director of Research & Development at Russell Investments primarily focusing on the research and development of Russell’s Direct Investment strategies. In this role, Evgenia leads a team of research analysts who are dedicated to the continual development of global quantitative strategies as well as long term forecasting. Prior to Evgenia’s current role, she was a senior quantitative research analyst. Her main areas of research are single-factor and multi-factor portfolio solutions as well as dynamic equity strategies. Evgenia has authored external and internal research notes including several notes on multi-factor equity investing. Evgenia is a chair of the Investment Model Review Board and a member of Equity Leadership Team, Direct Investments Subcommittee and Investment Division Editorial Board. Evgenia joined Russell Investments in 2009 as a forecasting portfolio strategist. For several years she has primarily focused on enhancing and maintaining Russell’s long-term forecasting and simulation capabilities and developing strategic capital market insights. Before joining Russell, Evgenia worked on her dissertation in finance at the University of Houston. While there, she taught finance at the undergraduate level. Her research focused on asset pricing theory, portfolio choice theory and behavioral finance. Evgenia’s work experience also includes several years as an analyst at the research department of URALSIB (former NIKoil), one of the largest Russian financial corporations.