The 8th Annual Conference

Big Data Finance 2020


Thursday, JUNE 4, 2020

AI - Blockchain - Connectivity - Data - Executive Perspective

Tharsis Souza

Vice President, Products at Two Sigma

Tharsis Souza

Tharsis Souza, PhD is a Computer Scientist and author passionate about data-driven products. He is Vice President, Products at Two Sigma Investments. Previously, Director of Product Incubation at Axioma Inc. specialized in AI and Advanced Analytics. Prior to Axioma, co-founded the Financial Services vertical at Yewno Inc., a Silicon Valley-based tech start-up, launching a portfolio of AI-based products including alternative data feeds, indexes, and an award-winning investment management platform. Prior to Yewno, Tharsis was part of the prestigious UK Doctoral Centre in Financial Computing and Data Science. Before that, he launched new risk and trading products at the Brazilian Stock Exchange (B3) and at Ita├║ Unibanco after starting his career as a Software Engineer at the University of Sao Paulo. Tharsis holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from UCL, University of London following an M.Phil. in Computer Science, an M.Sc. in Computer Science and a Bachelor's in Computer Engineering.