Armando Gonzalez

Armando Gonzalez

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Armando Gonzalez is Co-Founder and CEO of RavenPack, the leading provider of big data analytics for financial institutions. In his role, Armando oversees all product design and engineering of the company’s data products and analytical tools. An expert in applied big data and artificial intelligence technologies, he has designed systems that turn unstructured content into structured data, primarily for financial trading applications. Armando is a technology entrepreneur, widely regarded as one of the most knowledgeable authorities on automated text and sentiment analysis in finance. He is also a recognized speaker at academic and business conferences across the globe. AS a thought leader, his commentary and research have appeared in leading business publications such as the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Dow Jones, CNBC, The Trade News, among others.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • Armando started his career in finance and economics after venturing into market inefficiencies caused by information arbitrage.

  • His research led to designing systems that turn textualnews into data that can easily be consumed by quantitative models and trading programs.

  • He specializes in financial technology, news analytics, sentiment analysis, machine-readable news, algorithmic trading, quantitative analysis, natural language processing (NLP), and financial data feeds.

  • He also has expertise in team building, product development, business development, strategic planning, market sizing and analysis, competitive intelligence, fund raising, and project management.