Jacobo Roa-Vicens

Jacobo Roa-Vicens

Machine Learning Centre of Excellence, JPMorgan Chase & Co.; Centre for Computational Statistics and Machine Learning, University College London

Jacobo Roa-Vicens is a Spanish investment banker and data scientist. He is currently focused on artificial intelligence research applied to financial markets within the Machine Learning Centre of Excellence at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. He previously covered global macro systematic trading strategies at JPMorgan, and sovereign debt and interest rates derivatives at Morgan Stanley. Meanwhile, Jacobo conducts research in applied artificial intelligence at the University College of London, where he currently focuses on developing new models of statistical machine learning. His research has been presented in leading international conferences (ICML, NeurIPS). He earned his degree of Electrical Engineer at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM), a MSc in Management from HEC Paris (Diplôme Grande École) and a MA in Economics from the Collège d’Europe in Belgium, in addition to courses at École Polytechnique in France and Harvard University in the US. Jacobo has received excellence awards and scholarships from the Lucent Technologies Foundation and the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, among others. He has a deep interest in international economics, technology and public affairs, currently serving as member of the National Executive Committee of the Spanish People’s Party, and previously as member of the National Scholar Council of the Spanish Ministry of Education and Science, advising on legislation. A passionate scuba diver, he qualified as a professional diving instructor.