Dr. Yuri Katz
Director Data Science
Dr. Yuri Katz has over twenty years of experience in quantitative predictive analytics and information technology in the financial industry, including senior positions in systems’ development and architecture. Prior to his current role, he was the A.v.Humboldt Fellow at the University of Konstanz, Germany. Yuri received his Ph.D. in Chemical Physics from the Institute of Chemical Kinetics & Combustion, Russian Academy of Sciences. His current R&D interests include credit risk modeling, long-term social discounting, and topological data analysis as well as big-data predictive analytics, NLP and Machine Learning. Yuri has published a number of reviews and numerous research papers (50+) in high-impact journals on time-series analysis and financial modeling, magnetic spin effects in chemical reactions and spin-based quantum computing.