David K.A. Mordecai has been appointed as the first Scientist-in-Residence at FinTech Innovation Lab (The Partnership for NYC)

David K.A. Mordecai has been appointed as the first Scientist-in-Residence at FinTech Innovation Lab, an accelerator platform for early and growth stage technology firms, organized by The Partnership Fund for New York City in conjunction with Accenture and a consortium of venture capital firms and global financial institutions.

As the first Scientist-in-Residence, Dr. Mordecai joins the Mentors Network at the FinTech Innovation Lab, which is comprised of seasoned entrepreneurs that have successfully launched and scaled a financial technology company to acquisition or IPO. They act as mentors and informal advisors for companies accepted into the FinTech Innovation Lab, providing guidance on the broad range of issues faced by senior management of fintech companies. The other distinguished Executives-in-Residence are Andy Brown, former group chief technology officer at UBS and Cristobal Conde, former CEO of Sungard.

The Partnership Fund for New York City (PFNYC) was founded by Henry R. Kravis and capitalized by leaders of global business and finance. The mission is to mobilize investors’ resources in order to create a more diversified local economy. PFNYC has established a network of leading experts from the investment and corporate spheres, in order to provide assistance in identifying and supporting New York City’s most promising entrepreneurs, in both the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors.

David Mordecai is Co-Managing Member of Numerati® Partners, and Lead Investigator at RiskEcon® Lab @Courant of Mathematical Sciences.

About RiskEcon® Lab @ Courant

The mission of RiskEcon® Lab @ Courant is to enable, facilitate and coordinate academic research focusing on these patterns and trends, via the development of commercially-viable, analytic applications employing computational statistical tools in conjunction with innovative and non-traditional data structures. In addition, the lab’s activities involve the advancement of applied mathematical statistics and computational economics, through interdisciplinary post-doctoral, postgraduate, graduate research and education in data science and social computing.

RiskEcon® Lab for Decision Metrics was established in 2011 at Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, an independent division of New York University (NYU). Courant is considered to be one of the world’s leading mathematics educational and scientific research centers, and has been ranked first in research in applied mathematics.

November 14th 2013, New York NY