David Mordecai was a speaker at Day Pitney’s Family Office Forum

David K.A. Mordecai, Co-Managing Member of Numerati® Partners and Lead Investigator at RiskEcon® Lab @Courant, was invited to speak at Day Pitney’s invitation-only Day-Ahead Family Office Forum on March 15th 2018, which preceded the 2018 Family Office Association Symposium on March 16th 2018 in Palm Beach, FL.

The theme for the 2018 Forum was Protecting Your Family and Wealth in the Global Digital Economy: A Forum Exploring Security Risks and Investment Opportunities. The conference provided an in-depth discussion of practical steps for safeguarding family members and their assets and cybersecurity best practices for families and their businesses as well as investment risks, opportunities and trends in cybersecurity, data analytics and blockchain.

Dr. Mordecai spoke on a panel entitled Securing Your Investments in Emerging Technologies and focused his comments on commercialization of use-case applications in RiskTech domains, e.g. remote sensing and cyber defense embedded systems.

His fellow panelists were the following:

      • Marc Bell, Founder and CEO of Marc Bell Capital, who spoke about his portfolio company Terran Orbital, a global leader in nanosatellite technology
      • Michael Janke, co-founder of DataTribe, a Maryland-based cybersecurity startup studio with a San Francisco office


The panel was moderated by David Waizer, Partner in the Private Equity and Venture Capital practice at Day Pitney.

About Numerati® Partners

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 Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU

The mission of RiskEcon® Lab @Courant is to facilitate the development of software, analytics tools, and semantic libraries that employ high-dimensional datasets to integrate conventional data with web-enabled demographic, biometric, psychometric and sociometric data from innovative sources, by applying a range of computational and analytical methods to commercial, consumer and population-related societal trends, focusing primarily on research and development (R&D).Our goal is to integrate web-enabled crowdsourcing with machine learning, data-mining, and text-mining, in order to promote research fundamental to large-scale, real world questions, employing applied computational statistics, and robust and scalable data analytic solutions.

About Day Pitney

Day Pitney is a U.S. law firm with close to 300 attorneys spread across eleven offices in five states and the District of Columbia. In 2011, Day Pitney ranked 139th on the National Law Journal’s list of the 250 largest American law firms. The 2016 edition of Chambers USA recognized 46 Day Pitney lawyers and 15 practices as being top ranked in their field

March 16th 2018, Palm Beach, FL