Lending involves risk and in order to be a successful lender at scale that risk needs to be mitigated. We'll be discussing how C2FO has built a suite of risk management tools for underwriting and portfolio management using the PyData ecosystem, rpy2 (for integrating R), and Spyre (for building a simple web application).
Piero Ferrante Bio
Piero Ferrante is the Director of Data Science at C2FO. He and his team are focused on optimizing C2FO’s capital markets through applied machine learning and the development of quantitative risk management systems. In the past he has applied his expertise in healthcare, telecom, insurance, and mobile advertising at Fortune 500 companies and startups. He holds a M.S. in Predictive Analytics from Northwestern University, a B.S. in Finance and Management Information Systems from the University of Delaware, and is an adjunct professor of Text Analytics at Rockhurst University. Piero also helps organize the Kansas City Data Science Meetup and advises Play-it Heath, a digital health engagement solution, on algorithms and data strategy.