TORONTO & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Quandl, the largest provider of alternative data for financial professionals, has announced Adena Friedman, CEO of Nasdaq, as the keynote speaker at the Quandl Data Conference, the preeminent event in the alternative data ecosystem. In addition, Quandl will introduce to the market a proprietary E-Commerce Insights platform, which offers daily, product-level and SKU-level transaction data to financial professionals. The Quandl Data Conference will be held on Thursday, February 28, 2019, at Convene’s 46th St. location in New York City.
“This year, we’ve decided to maintain what’s been so successful in previous conferences – like our data provider lightning rounds – while also setting the agenda on implementation and infrastructure,” said Tammer Kamel, CEO of Quandl. “From technical investing presentations to thought-leading panels led by renowned financial journalists, we have put together a packed agenda full of the challenges people are thinking about today.”
Attendees from leading hedge funds, investment banks and technology companies will be educated and entertained by sessions on the following topics:
- Data infrastructure, architecture and supply chain
- Data visualization
- Discretionary applications of alternative data
- Entity resolution
- Novel datasets
- Privacy and compliance: consent and authorization
- The future of active management
Quandl is the largest provider of alternative data for financial professionals. The company sources, evaluates and productizes undiscovered data assets, transforming them into quantified, actionable intelligence for select institutional clients. With a customer base that includes the world’s top hedge funds, asset managers and investment banks, Quandl delivers financial, economic and alternative data to over 400,000 analysts worldwide.
Quandl was founded in 2012 by Tammer Kamel and Abraham Thomas in part because of their frustrations with the limited data and primitive delivery systems that were available to them. Headquartered in Toronto, Quandl was acquired by Nasdaq in November 2018. Learn more at www.quandl.com, visit us at the Quandl blog and follow us on Twitter @quandl.