The Wharton Fintech Network Affinity Group of the WCNY invites you to the Fintech networking and speaker event on “AI and the Future of Equity Research” for an interactive session with Ken Sena, CEO & Co-Founder of Aiera.

This WCNY virtual session will feature Ken Sena interviewed by Anju Marempudi, Founder & CEO at EventVestor and the Chair of Wharton Fintech Network (WFTN) at the WCNY. Questions from the audience are encouraged via the group chat on Zoom throughout the webinar.

Key topics covered during the session include:
  • Incorporating NLP into an equity research workflow
  • Broader secular investment research trends that are driving software buying decisions
  • Transitioning from senior research analyst to fintech entrepreneur
  • Raising your first and second round of capital
The Wharton Fintech Network (WFTN) at the WCNY hosts regular networking and speaker sessions in which leading fintech experts share their experience and the key challenges and trends in Fintech. These sessions give WCNY the opportunity to interact with industry-leading experts, ask them questions, and strengthen their network.

About Ken Sena
Ken Sena is CEO & Co-founder of Aiera Inc., a former Internet Equity Research Analyst, and an enthusiast of architecture and restoration. Aiera is the only LIVE event monitoring and search platform covering all available Wall Street events, providing real-time transcription and one-click audio. The experience is available through an easy-to-use desktop and mobile app that provides search and collaboration across filings, news, and other company-specific data, such as sentiment and key topic analysis. Aiera is set to cover over 40K investor conferences and earnings events this year (with an over 95% connection rate), spanning more than 10K companies worldwide. Aiera is available to everyone for one low subscription price, via dashboard, direct integration, or API. Before joining Aiera, Ken was a leading equity research analyst and head of global Internet coverage for Evercore ISI and Wells Fargo Securities. Ken began his research career at Bear Stearns, which followed positions in corporate strategy and business development at Viacom and Time Warner. An interest for Ken outside of work is architectural restoration where he has received recognition by NY State Preservation League, CT State Historic Trust, and the Documentation of Modern Monuments (Docomomo US). Ken graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Magna cum Laude with a dual B.S. / B.A. from the Wharton School and College of Arts & Sciences. He also holds his Series 7, 63, 86 & 87 certifications.

About Anju Marempudi
Anju Marempudi is the founder and CEO of IntelliBusiness, Inc. and the creator of EventVestor, a leading quant data platform providing quantified, contextual, and comprehensive event-driven alternative data for quant and quantamental investment and trading strategies. Anju has over two decades of extensive experience in financial services, investment analysis, management consulting, and information technology. Anju holds an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and Chair of The Wharton Fintech Network in NY.

Tuesday, April 27, 2021
6:00 PM ET - 7:00 PM ET

WCNY Supporting Members - $10 (WCNY supporting membership costs $95/yr at Join/Renew Membership)
Other Wharton Alumni & Alumni Guests - $20
Gold & Benefactor Members - $0

Meeting Access Information:
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