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Dr. Iro Tasitsiomi Head of Investments Data Science T. Rowe Price Fordham Speaker

Dr. Iro Tasitsiomi Head of Investments Data Science T. Rowe Price Fordham Speaker

QuantVision 2024: Fordham’s Quantitative Conference

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Dr. Iro Tasitsiomi’s impressive career is marked by her extensive experience in data science and artificial intelligence, demonstrated through various leadership roles in prominent organizations.

Currently, she serves as the Head of Investments Data Science at T. Rowe Price since March 2022. Based in the New York City Metropolitan Area, Dr. Tasitsiomi excels in problem solving, communication, establishing processes, technical proficiency, and expertise in Large Language Models (LLM).

Prior to joining T. Rowe Price, she was the Director and Principal Data Scientist at BlackRock’s Artificial Intelligence Labs from April 2019 to March 2022. In this role, she led the Fund Investing team and managed the HighIQ platform, a multi-signal AI platform for asset management and trading. Her responsibilities included overseeing AI Labs model development for technical robustness and risk management, initiating the CREAV (Commercial Real Estate Asset Valuation) project, managing agile projects across multiple time zones, and recruiting. Key projects under her leadership included LiquidityIQ, which predicts stock trading activity for special events, and the development of various AI-driven investment signals.

Dr. Tasitsiomi co-founded ImRobot, where she worked from March 2016 to March 2019, focusing on mechatronics, robotics, and AI for everyday life. Additionally, she led the Data Science team at CompIQ LLC from July 2017 to September 2018, playing a pivotal role in the development of a SaaS product leading to the company’s acquisition by Stella.ai.

At ThoughtWorks from October 2016 to June 2017, she honed her agile management skills, leading projects in credit card fraud detection and supply chain optimization for major clients.

Her tenure at Goldman Sachs as Vice President from February 2011 to September 2016 involved roles in both the Investment Banking Division and Technology Division. She developed various analytics solutions, led team management, and focused on Data Science infrastructure.

Dr. Tasitsiomi was also a Senior Associate at Prudential Financial’s Quantitative Research & Risk Management from October 2009 to January 2011, where she developed trading strategies and econometric forecasting tools.

Her academic background includes serving as a Lyman Spitzer Fellow and Cotsen Lecturer at Princeton University from December 2005 to December 2008, and earlier roles as a research and teaching assistant at The University of Chicago and Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Her research at Observatoire de Paris in 1998 focused on the study of solar flares.

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Dr. Iro Tasitsiomi Head of Investments Data Science T. Rowe Price Fordham Speaker