Sameer is Head of Data for the Internal Alpha Capture business at Point72 Asset Management. His group is responsible for identification, acquisition, onboarding and governance of data for use in investment process. Previously, he managed the Data Sourcing team for Proprietary Research business at Point72.
Prior to Point72, Sameer was the COO at iSentium, an Artificial Intelligence startup involved in sentiment extraction from unstructured social media data for predictive analytics. In this role, he led key business functions including Sales, Business Development, Fundraising, Engineering and Operations. Before iSentium, Sameer was the COO for Global Electronic Trading and Americas Cash Equities business at JPMorgan. He also served in Business Development and Product Management roles at NYSE Technologies, and Software Development and Technology Strategy positions at Goldman Sachs.
Sameer received his MBA from Harvard Business School, MS in Information Systems Management from Carnegie Mellon, and BS in Computer Science from National Institute of Technology in India.
Sameer is passionate about the role of education in democratization of opportunity. He has been spearheading development of a job training initiative for students selected from 24 colleges in the CUNY system. Program brings together investment, data science and technology professionals from Point72, Google and other corporate partners including startups to introduce students to skills required for jobs in Data and Analytics. He is also actively involved in the NYC start up community through TechStars, and Endless Frontier Labs at New York University.