Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology
Tucker Balch is a former USAF fighter pilot and now professor at Georgia Tech where he teaches courses in Robotics, Artificial Intelligence and Finance. He is also Chief Scientist at FinTech startup Lucena Research, Inc. Lucena is an investment software firm that focuses on Machine Learning and Big Data solutions for hedge funds and large financial institutions. Balch has published over 120 research articles in Artificial Intelligence. His graduated students work at NASA/JPL, Boston Dynamics, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Citadel, AQR, and Yahoo! Finance.