Unlocking the Potential of Data: How Data is Changing Finance

Gain a solid understanding of the future of data in financial services

About the course

What is the future outlook for data? What are the major challenges and opportunities? What skills are important in this data-driven world?

Our expert, Dr. David R. Hardoon, will walk you through the world of data in financial services. You will learn the essentials of this technology, understand the major challenges and opportunities, and the reasons behind how the world became data-driven.

Join us on this short course and get a solid understanding of the global view of data and the future of data.

Difficulty: Foundation
Duration: 25mins

The Big Data Market size is projected to grow from $162.6 billion in 2021 to $273.4 billion in 2026.

Markets and Markets

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Fintech

AI

Digital banking

Blockchain

DeFi

The expert you’ll be learning from

Dr. David R. Hardoon

Chief Data and AI Officer, Union Bank of the Philippines

Dr. David R. Hardoon is the Chief Data and AI Officer of Union Bank of the Philippines. David is also the Chief Data Officer of the bank’s digital arm UnionDigital Bank. He wears several other hats within the Aboitiz Group, serving as the Group’s Chief Data and Innovation Officer and Managing Director of Aboitiz Data Innovation.

Concurrently, David is an external advisor to Singapore’s Corrupt Investigation Practices Bureau (CPIB) in the capacity of Senior Advisor (Artificial Intelligence) and to Singapore’s Central Provident Fund Board (CPF) in the capacity of Senior Advisor (Data Science).

Prior to his current roles, David was Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) first appointed Chief Data Officer and Head of Data Analytics Group reporting to the agency Deputy Managing Director for Financial Supervision and subsequently Special Advisor (Artificial Intelligence) reporting to Deputy Managing Director for Markets and Development. In these roles, he led the development of the AI strategy both for MAS and Singapore’s financial sector as well as driving efforts in promoting open cross-border data flows.

David holds a PhD in Computer Science in the field of Machine Learning from the University of Southampton and graduated from Royal Holloway, University of London with First Class Honors BSc in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence.

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