Shota Ishii CEO SAPIAT
Shota has been working at the intersection of technology and finance for over 20 years and co-founded SAPIAT in 2018 to craft the next generation of portfolio analytics and investment process tools leveraging newly available datasets, high performance computing platforms, and machine learning.
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Most recently as Managing Director at State Street Global Exchange, he led efforts around the implementation of application of next generation portfolio analytics. Prior to State Street, he worked at DCI, a systematic corporate credit investment management firm. His other experiences include running a social knowledge management start-up in Paris and as regional manager for Asia at KMV LLC, a quantitative credit risk advisory firm (now part of Moody’s Analytics). He has also consulted extensively for the Financial Strategies group at Shinsei Bank in Tokyo to help manage balance sheet capital. He has a BS from Cornell University in Applied and Engineering Physics, and an MBA from INSEAD.
SAPIAT was founded in 2018 to provide investment decisioning solutions to institutional investors. Our edge consists of depth and experience in finance, machine learning, high performance computing, and visualizations. We architect next-generation tools for Data / Knowledge Management, Asset Allocation and Risk to integrate into an Investment Intelligence platform that helps address decisionmaking inconsistencies, information biases, and scenario uncertainty for long-horizon, multi-asset class investors.