Machine Learning Part Three: Neural Networks Help Forecast Better Equity Investment Outcomes

Systematic Manager Explains Benefits of Machine Learning Neural Networks and Their Potential Impact on Investment Outcomes

Grant Smith, Portfolio Manager
Mr. Smith is Co-Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of Millburn Ridgefield Corporation, the sub-adviser to a hybrid equity/managed futures strategy at Catalyst Funds. He is a member of Millburn's Investment Committee. Mr. Smith joined Millburn in 1975. His responsibilities include the design, testing and implementation of quantitative trading strategies, as well as for planning and overseeing the computerized decision-support systems of the firm. Mr. Smith received a B.S. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1974 and an M.S. from M.I.T. in 1975. While at M.I.T. he held several teaching and research positions in the computer science field and participated in various projects relating to database management.