Fabrice Fischer is the Founder and CEO of Blu, an Artificial Intelligence advisory firm that specializes in disruptive innovation within the Financial Services industry. Fabrice has been in Financial Services and IT in Asia, Europe and North America over the past 20 years. During the past six years as CFO of Sentient Technologies, he oversaw a period rapid growth, which resulted in the company becoming one of the world’s best funded AI outfits. He also played an integral part in the launch of Sentient Investment Management, Sentient’s artificial intelligence based Hedge Fund, which continually evolves and optimizes its investment strategies. Fabrice’s career highlights also include starting a HK-based IT-services company in infrastructure and ERP for the Asset Management industry. Subsequently, he joined Bain & Co. as a Consultant advising companies in the IT, Telecom and Private Equity industries across Europe and then continued as an independent advisor to Banks and Asset Managers. He was the CFO and COO of Bryan Garnier, a European boutique Investment Bank that specialized in Corporate Finance, Brokerage, Asset Management and Private Banking. There he managed the equity analysis team and also the asset management activities of the bank. Fabrice completed a Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering from University of Montreal and also holds an MBA from INSEAD.
Fabrice is currently advising on a variety of projects in numerous industries and geographic markets. His AI expertise includes Machine Learning (ML), Neural Networks (NN) and Deep Learning (DL), Evolutionary Algorithm (EA), Natural Language Processing (NLP), Image recognition and video processing. In addition, Fabrice has also spoken at multiple AI conferences and events both in Asia-Pacific and around the world.