Waters Wavelength Podcast Episode 117: Machine Learning, Chatbots & Fintechs

Anthony and James examine some of the key themes that will be on display at the inaugural North American Innovation Summit.

Anthony Malakian, US editor of Waters, and James Rundle, news editor of Waters, record a weekly podcast touching on the biggest stories in financial technology.

On the podcast, Anthony and James take a look at some of the topics that will be discussed at this year’s North American Innovation Summit, including artificial intelligence (AI), chatbots and fintech disruption.

To hear the full interview, listen in the player above, or you can download it.

0:30 The North American Innovation Summit—register today.

2:30 Why are artificially intelligent tools gaining in popularity?

5:00 Some examples of AI being used in the capital markets.

12:00 Some thoughts on quantum computing.

15:30 Will chatbots become prevalent on the trading floor?

24:00 The benefits and challenges that fintechs offer.

26:45 What risks and opportunities do banks face by being so active in setting up innovation labs?

31:45 James tells us about his favorite dive bars in London.


Upcoming Events

North American Innovation Summit (New York)

Buy-Side Technology European Summit (London)

North American Financial Information Summit (New York)

Getting Ahead of the CAT (Online)


Contact Info

As is the case with everything we do, we'd love to get some feedback from our listeners. Feel free to reach out to Anthony or James via Twitter or email.

Anthony: @a_malakian[email protected]

James: @JimRundle; [email protected]


Past 10 episodes:

Episode 107: An Examination of the Thomson Reuters-Blackstone Deal

Episode 108: Dan Schleifer Talks About the Challenges of Creating a Fintech

Episode 109: An Overview of the CFTC Technology Advisory Committee’s Meeting

Episode 110: An Examination of the Temenos-Fidessa Deal

Episode 111: The Challenges Facing Utilities

Episode 112: A Look at How Fintechs are Being Disruptive

Episode 113: IBM's Lund on Blockchain's Evolution

Episode 114: A Recap of FIA Boca - Blockchain, Crypto, AI, Brexit

Episode 115: The CME Buys NEX Group

Episode 116: The Perils of Bitcoin; SS&C and Ion Move in on Fidessa

  • LinkedIn  
  • Save this article
  • Print this page  

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a WatersTechnology account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here: