Matt Ober, Chief Data Scientist at Third Point, spoke with FirstMark’s Matt Turck in a fireside chat at Data Driven NYC in February 2019. He and Matt spoke about the nuances surrounding using machine learning and data science to inform hedge fund investments. They also talked about alternative data, its benefits and shortcomings, and much more.

Data Driven NYC is a monthly event covering Big Data and data-driven products and startups, hosted by Matt Turck (FirstMark Partner) and Jack Cohen (Platform) at FirstMark Capital.