Join us on Saturday 10th at 18:00 hrs GST for the next webinar in the Career Talk series from CFA Society Emirates on the topic of “Machine Learning & AI for Financial Professionals.”

This webinar qualifies for 1 Professional Learning (“PL”) credit*.


  • Learn how Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) and Machine Learning (“ML”) are revolutionizing financial services
  • Introduction of key concepts and illustration of the role of ML, data science techniques, and AI through examples and case studies from the investment industry.
  • Uses simple math and basic statistics to provide an intuitive understanding of ML, as used by financial firms, to augment traditional investment decision making.
  • Careers in ML and AI and how professionals should prepare for careers in the 21st century, especially post Covid19.

About the speaker

Sri Krishnamurthy, CFA, is the founder of QuantUniversity, a data and quantitative analysis company, and the creator of the Machine Learning in Finance Certificate program and the Fintech Certificate program and teaches classes at .

He has more than 15 years of experience in analytics, quantitative analysis, statistical modeling, and designing large-scale applications. Previously, Sri worked for Citigroup, Endeca, and MathWorks and has trained more than 1,000 students in quantitative methods, analytics, and big data in the industry and at Babson College, Northeastern University, and Hult International Business School.

Sri earned an MS in computer systems engineering and an MS in computer science from Northeastern University and an MBA with a focus on investments from Babson College.

About the moderator

Binod Shankar, CFA, has 27 + years of experience as a banker, external auditor, finance director, entrepreneur and financial trainer. He now spends his time as a keynote speaker, columnist, blogger and podcast host (of the Real Finance Mentor podcast) and as an active volunteer on the board of CFA Society Emirates where he is the Career Services chair.  Binod is a Chartered Accountant, a CFA charter holder and holds a Level 7 qualification from the Institute of Leadership and Management in Coaching and Mentoring.