NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS) is recognizing Kensho Technologies Inc. CEO Daniel Nadler as one of the 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2015 at its Builders + Innovators Summit in Santa Barbara, California.
Goldman Sachs selected Nadler as one of 100 entrepreneurs from multiple industries to be honored at the two-day event. Nadler is active in several fields: In addition to Kensho, Nadler is the Director of Research for Financial Technology at Stanford University's School of Engineering. He completed his PhD at Harvard University. Nadler previously served as a Visiting Scholar at the United States Federal Reserve. In addition to being an entrepreneur and a scholar, Nadler is a poet whose work has been widely published in leading American literary journals. His debut collection of poetry, Lacunae, is forthcoming from Farrar, Straus & Giroux in 2016.
"I'm delighted to be part of this distinguished group," said Nadler. "Kensho represents the future of financial technology and Goldman Sachs has been among the more forward-thinking institutions in recognizing and building that future with us."
"We are honored to recognize Nadler as one of the most intriguing entrepreneurs of 2015," said David Solomon, co-head of investment banking at Goldman Sachs. "This is an exciting time for entrepreneurs. This is the fourth year that we've hosted the Builders + Innovators Summit and continue to be amazed by what happens when a diverse group of seasoned and emerging business leaders -- the builders and innovators – come together to discuss how to drive innovation, create jobs, and build enduring organizations."
For more than 145 years, Goldman Sachs has been advising and financing entrepreneurs as they launch and grow their businesses. In addition to honoring 100 entrepreneurs, the summit consists of general sessions and clinics led by Goldman Sachs experts, seasoned entrepreneurs, academics and business leaders as well as resident scholars.
Kensho is pioneering real-time statistical computing systems, scalable analytics architectures —the next-generation of improvements to the global financial system. Combining massively-parallel statistical computing with natural language inputs, big data and machine learning with user-friendly visual interfaces—and recent breakthroughs in unstructured data engineering—Kensho is the next-generation analytics and knowledge platform for investment professionals.
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SOURCE Kensho Technologies Inc.