Wednesday webinar at one: Financial technology and investment innovation

Wednesday 01 November 2023 | 13:00 - 13:40 | Webinar

Exploring the impact of technological advancements on investment strategies, including robo-advisors, AI-driven analytics, and blockchain.

AI-driven analytics have significantly changed how the industry does business over the last few years. Using AI's ability to analyse vast datasets, identify patterns, and make data-driven predictions, financial professionals are able to make more informed decisions and optimise strategies.

Learning outcomes

  • Understand the evolving landscape of financial technology and its impact on investment strategies, including the role of robo-advisors, AI-driven analytics, and blockchain in reshaping the industry.
  • Explore practical applications of these technological advancements within investment practices, discovering how to leverage them to enhance portfolio management, risk assessment, and decision-making processes.
  • Define actionable strategies for incorporating financial technology innovations into your investment toolkit, enabling you to adapt and thrive in the dynamic world of modern finance.


Registration: 12:55

Event: 13:00 - 13:40

CPD Points: 0.75


Jen Liang, CFA, Search Fund Partner, Novastone Capital Advisors.

Jen Liang, CFA, is an award-winning investment manager currently serving as a Search Fund Partner at Novastone Capital Advisors. 

From 2017 to 2023, she held the position of Vice President and Portfolio Manager at AIG Investments, where she co-managed more than $13 billion in Emerging Market Debt. Jen's exceptional track record consistently ranked at the top of peer funds, earning her recognition as an honoree on the Forbes 30 Under 30 List.

Before joining AIG, Jen was an Investment Manager at Fosun Group, an international conglomerate and investment company, and a rotational associate at Alliance Bernstein. 

Jen is a regular speaker at industry events, including CFA Society panels and podcasts, where she shares her insights and expertise with fellow professionals and enthusiasts alike.

Jen obtained Bachelor of Arts in economics from Grinnell College and was a recipient of the merit-based Trustee Honor Scholarship. She is a CFA Charterholder and holds the Certificate in ESG Investing.

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