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Tuesday, March 17 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Social Data’s Influence on Financial Markets

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Social media has the power to end careers, create diplomatic nightmares, fuel revolutions and even help find kidneys. Everywhere we look, social media activity is changing lives and industries. There are few places this change is occurring more rapidly than in the equities markets, where trending social chatter can cause major market movements.
Analyzing the current effects of real-time social data on the markets, this diverse panel of industry leaders will teach attendees how to spot, interpret and benefit from social chatter analysis; panelists will also discuss what’s next, as big data technologies continue to disrupt the way we live, play, work and invest.

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Chris Camillo

Founder, TickerTags
Chris Camillo, a pioneer in social information arbitrage investing, is one of the world’s top performing self-directed investors and the published author of Laughing at Wall Street (MacMillan / St. Martin's press, Oct 2011). In 2006, he leveraged social data analysis to invest $20k... Read More →
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Leigh Drogen

Founder & CEO, Estimize
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Howard Lindzon

CEO, StockTwits
Howard’s current start-up is called Stocktwits, and he is a co-founder and now chairman, after five years as CEO. He also manages a hedge fund, which he has done since June of 1998, and makes early-stage investments though Social Leverage. In the summer of 2006, he created Wallstrip... Read More →
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Frank Lortscher

CEO, Array Analytics
Frank Lortscher is managing partner of Subset Capital, an investment management company which serves as the general partner of a big data hedge fund. He is also the president of Array Analytics, which licenses its patented data aggregation systems to help brokers and other businesses... Read More →


Tuesday March 17, 2015 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Hilton Austin Downtown Salon B 500 E 4th St