Dr. Sumon Mazumdar, VP Analysis Group, Finance Faculty Member Berkeley Haas School of Business
Dr. Mazumdar specializes in securities and finance. His litigation consulting focuses on capital markets, valuation, commercial damages, and tax controversies. Dr. Mazumdar has addressed class certification, materiality, and loss causation issues in some of the largest securities fraud class actions. He has also analyzed liability and damages issues related to trading strategies, mutual fund market timing, complex derivatives, structured products, intellectual property, illiquid assets, and breach of contract. Dr. Mazumdar's research on corporate finance, capital markets, and securities law has been cited by The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, Reuters, Bloomberg, Forbes, and the U.S. Supreme Court. Since 1996, he has been a member of the finance faculty at the University of California, Berkeley's Haas School of Business. Dr. Mazumdar has also taught at McGill and York Universities and served as visiting scholar at the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank, San Francisco.
Sanjiv Das, Professor of Finance, Santa Clara University
Sanjiv Das is the William and Janice Terry Professor of Finance at Santa Clara University's Leavey School of Business.
He previously held faculty appointments as Associate Professor at Harvard Business School and UC Berkeley. He holds post-graduate degrees in Finance (M.Phil and Ph.D. from New York University), Computer Science (M.S. from UC Berkeley), an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, B.Com in Accounting and Economics (University of Bombay, Sydenham College), and is also a qualified Cost and Works Accountant. He is a senior editor ofThe Journal of Investment Management, co-editor of The Journal of Derivatives, and Associate Editor of other academic journals.
Prior to being an academic, he worked in the derivatives business in the Asia-Pacific region as a Vice-President at Citibank. His current research interests include: the modeling of default risk, machine learning, social networks, derivatives pricing models, portfolio theory, and venture capital. He has published over eighty articles in academic journals, and has won numerous awards for research and teaching. His recent book "Derivatives: Principles and Practice" was published in May 2010. He currently also serves as a Senior Fellow at the FDIC Center for Financial Research.
Jacob Sisk, VP Payments & Data Science, CapitalOne
Jacob Sisk is Vice President of Payments and Data Science at Capital One. He has over 20 years of experience as a leader of data science and analytics organizations and is an experienced builder of data science teams, with deep expertise as a principal investigator, data scientists, quant and computer scientist. He has deep subject matter expertise in AI, machine learning, natural language processing, information retrieval, econometrics, statistics and finance. He has an MBA in Finance from UCLA Anderson School of Management and an MS in Mathematics from Tufts.
Tyler He, Business Development, Tencent
Tyler He is responsible for New Platforms and Technology at Tencent. He is responsible for Tencent Gaming coverage of VR/AR, E-Sports, Infrastructure, PC and Mobile.
The development of Tencent and its products and services has profoundly influenced the way millions of Internet users communicate with one another socially and will continue to do so in the future. Since Tencent was founded in November of 1998, Tencent has grown into one of China's largest and most respected Internet service portals. On June 16, 2004, Tencent Holdings Limited (SEHK 700) went public on the main board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Tencent continues to maintain steady growth under its user-oriented operating strategies. It is Tencent's mission to enhance the quality of human social life through Internet services. Presently, Tencent is providingInternet, mobile and telecom services and online advertising under the strategic goal of providing users with "one-stop online gaming services". Tencent's leading Internet platforms in China - QQ (QQ Instant Messenger), WeChat, QQ.com, QQ Games, Qzone, 3g.QQ.com, SoSo, PaiPai and Tenpay (as well as various other platforms) - has brought China's largest Internet community to meet the various needs of Internet users in the areas of communication, information, entertainment, e-commerce, as well as various other industries . As of December 31, 2012, the active QQ users accounts for QQ IM was 798.2 million, while its peak concurrent users reached 176.4 million.