Wavelength Podcast Ep. 218: David Hardoon on AI's Unforeseen Challenges

David Hardoon was formerly at the Monetary Authority of Singapore and is now helping the UnionBank of the Philippines build out its AI strategy.

Wei-Shen Wong, Asia Editor, and Anthony Malakian, Editor-in-Chief of WatersTechnology, record a weekly podcast touching on the biggest stories in financial technology.

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David Hardoon, senior advisor for data and artificial intelligence at UnionBank of the Philippines, joins to discuss all things artificial intelligence and machine learning.

4:00 David talks about his previous role at the Monetary Authority of Singapore. What can you do vs. what should you do?

8:30 He explains how the accessibility of data and ML tools can lead to the convergence of ML algos.

15:00 How do firms get an edge? Hope is not a strategy.

18:00 Simulation is key in exploiting operational alpha.

27:30 How does adversarial AI play a part in this?

33:00 What should traders do to ensure authenticity?

40:00 David explains what operationalizing data and AI at UnionBank means.


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Wei-Shen Wong: + 852 3411 4758;  wei-shen.wong@infopro-digital.com

Anthony Malakian: + 1 646 490 3973; anthony.malakian@infopro-digital.com


Past 10 episodes:

Episode 208: The Battle Between Innovation & Practicality

Episode 209: Previewing the Innovation Exchange

Episode 210: What Was This Episode Even About?

Episode 211: Using Behavioral Analytics

Episode 212: A Discussion About AI

Episode 213: Data Management in a Post-Covid World

Episode 214: BNY Mellon’s Hans Brown on Innovation

Episode 215: Bill Murphy on Innovation & Technical Debt

Episode 216: M&A and Other Banter

Episode 217: Citi Ventures’ Victor Alexiev on Problem Solving

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