J.P. Morgan appoints new Data Science leader, Arezu Moghadam

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J.P. Morgan has hired Arezu Moghadam as managing director and global head of Data Science.  In this role, Ms. Moghadam will lead the development of artificial intelligence and machine learning methods for the company.

Ms. Moghadam will be based in New York and reports to Kristian West, head of the firm’s Investment Platform team, says J.P. Morgan.

Ms. Moghadam was previously with Point 72, where she was head of Quantitative Analytics for its Market Intelligence unit. Previously, she was lead quantitative investment researcher for Stone Ridge Asset Management.

Ms. Moghadam has a PhD in Computer Science and M.Phil in Computer Science from Columbia University.

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