Hi, I'm Jakob. I work as a quantitative researcher and trader for high-frequency trading firms whilst living a nomadic global lifestyle. Currently I head up commodity futures trading in the APAC region for a European HFT firm. I am also the Founder and Managing Director of Altum Intelligence, an artificial intelligence and machine learning consultancy.
Originally Czech by nationality, but born in Germany, I spent most of my life growing up in the UK. My background is a Masters Degree in Computer Science from the University of Southampton's world renowned Electronics & Computer Science department.
In my spare time I fly as well as jump out of airplanes, surf waves, climb mountains and generally try to enjoy life to its fullest.
I specialise in the applications of artificial intelligence in financial markets, managing quantitative investment opportunities, as well as AI applications in other more novel areas. I also manage a private personal portfolio of angel investments, primarily in exciting start-up companies that are pushing the limits of innovation in the AI space.
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