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Paolo Sironi

FinTech Thought Leader



Paolo Sironi is recognised author of portfolio management and financial innovation. In his current role as FinTech Thought Leader and Spokesperson for IBM Investment and Risk Analytics, he links strategic innovation in Finance and Technology, demonstrating international expertise in Wealth and Asset Management, Risk Management, Trading and Technology. Pioneer in understanding the practical implications of AI and FinTech digitalisation to manage institutional risks and personal wealth, he founded a FinTech joint-venture (2008) to integrate investment management and Goal Based Investing principles. The company became a part of IBM (2012) following the acquisition of funding partner Algorithmics, world leader of risk management architectures. Paolo has a decade-long quantitative expertise; he was previously head of market and counterparty risk modeling at Banca Intesa Sanpaolo.
Author of “FinTech Innovation: from Robo-Advisors to Goal Based Investing and Gamification” (Wiley 2016), “Modern Portfolio Management: From Markowitz to Probabilistic Scenario Optimisation” (RiskBooks, 2015), and co-author of “The FinTech Book” (Wiley, 2016).
Paolo’s posts can be read on specialised media, LinkedIn, Twitter @thepsironi or his personal website