Our Founding Team

Our founding team has unparalleled combined skills in economics, finance, quantitative strategies and artificial intelligence.

Alexander Denev Profile Picture

Alexander Denev

CEO and Head of R&D

    • Former Head of Artificial Intelligence for Deloitte LLP, Financial Services.
    • Former Head of Quantitative Research & Advanced Analytics at IHS Markit.
    • Co-authored the books “The Book of Alternative Data” and “Portfolio Management under Stress”.
    • Authored the book “Probabilistic Graphical Models – a New Thinking in Financial Modelling”.
    • Visiting lecturer at the University of Oxford.
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Saeed Amen

CTO and Head of Data

    • 15+ years of experience in quantitative modelling across several financial institutions, (e.g. Lehman Brothers and Nomura)
    • Founder of Cuemacro, providing systematic trading strategies for major investment banks
    • Co-founder of Thalesians – a think tank of dedicated professionals with an interest in finance, economics, mathematics
    • Co-authored “The Book of Alternative Data”.
    • Visiting lecturer at Queen Mary University of London.

    Our Books

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    Trading Thalesians Book Image
    Probabilistic Graphical Models Book Image
    Portfolio Management Under Stress Book Image