Joerg Osterrieder is Associate Professor for Artificial Intelligence and Finance at the University of Twente (Netherlands), senior advisor to ING Group and member of Kickstart AI, a Dutch National Initiative on Artificial Intelligence as well as Professor of Finance and Risk Modelling at the ZHAW School of Engineering (Switzerland). He has been working in the area of financial statistics, quantitative finance, algorithmic trading, and digitisation of the finance industry for more than 15 years.
Joerg is the Action Chair of the European COST Action 19130 Fintech and Artificial Intelligence in Finance, an interdisciplinary research network combining 200+ researchers and 38 European countries as well as five international partner countries. He is the director of studies for an executive education course on “Big Data Analytics, Blockchain and Distributed Ledger” and has been the main organizer of an annual research conference series on Artificial Intelligence in Industry and Finance since 2016. He is a founding associate editor of Digital Finance, an editor of Frontiers Artificial Intelligence in Finance and frequent reviewer for academic journals.
In addition, he serves as an expert reviewer for the European Commission on the “Executive Agency for Small & Medium-sized Enterprises” and the “European Innovation Council Accelerator Pilot” programs. Previously he worked as an executive director at Goldman Sachs and Merrill Lynch, as quantitative analyst at AHL as well as a member of the senior management at Credit Suisse Group. Joerg is now also active at the intersection of academia and industry, focusing on the transfer of research results to the financial services sector in order to implement practical solutions.