David K.A. Mordecai, was invited to give the opening keynote address at the two-day New York City conference of the Family Office Association on November 6-7, 2017. The conference took place at the NYC headquarters of the law firm Nixon Peabody. Dr. Mordecai spoke about topics related to economic analysis of geopolitical uncertainty, industry structure and corporate liabilities, moderated by Scott Beach, chair of the Corporate and Business Law department and Chair of the Private Equity and Venture Capital practice group at Day Pitney LLP.
Other keynote speakers were the following:
- Marc Lasry, co-founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of Avenue Capital Group,
- Howard Milstein, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of New York Private Bank & Trust, and
- Jeremy Grantham, co-founder and chief investment strategist of Grantham, Mayo, & van Otterloo (GMO), the Boston-based asset management firm.
David Mordecai is Lead Investigator at RiskEcon® Lab @Courant and Co-Managing Member of Numerati Partners LLC.
About Numerati® Partners LLC
Numerati® Partners LLC coordinates a data analytics and development ecosystem, with the mission of advancing and fostering the next generation of scalable data-intensive risk and liability management enterprises. The firm provides resources fundamental to advancing the development of nascent leading-edge inferential surveillance, monitoring, and predictive analytics technologies for deployment within the RiskTech domain: risk technologies associated with adaptive distributed, networked and embedded systems such as remote sensing, agent-oriented data analytics, computing and control systems. Numerati® Partners curates integrated RiskTech solutions as well as forensic and use-case applications in RiskTech sub-domains such as LitTech, RegTech, FinTech and InsurTech (litigation technology, regulation technology, financial technology and insurance technology).
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 @Courant 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.
About Family Office Association
Family Office Association is an exclusive membership organization for high net worth families. Members share with and learn from peers with the utmost regard for privacy. The thought leadership, resources and exclusive events provide an opportunity for growth and enlightenment so that families continues to perform at its highest potential.
November 6th 2017, New York NY