Data Minds: Capitalizing on Global Event-Driven Data | May 3, 2022 [Recording Available]

Event-driven investing is all about finding a catalyst that can impact the price of an equity. Moderator Eric Lebovich, CFA, of Point72 will dive into how to evaluate and integrate corporate event datasets into your trading and risk strategies. Data experts will address volatility factors in the global marketplace including risk arbitrage, regulatory changes, implied vs. historical earnings moves, and the effect of supply chain issues. Speaker information available below the video.

Come away with answers on:

  • Finding catalysts related to event-driven calendar data
  • Risk arbitrage in a quickly-shifting global marketplace
  • Managing the confluence of datasets
  • Reporting frequency trends of corporate earnings around the world
  • Comparing implied earnings shift to the historical earnings moves


Eric Lebovich, CFA

Senior Product Manager

Eric is responsible for the development of Point72's internal research and data analytics platform. He previously developed industry leading research functionality as a product manager at AlphaSense, Bloomberg and FactSet. Before over a decade as a fintech product manager, Eric started his career in equity research at Lehman Brothers. Eric is a CFA Charterholder and member of the CFA Institute.


Rachel Carpenter

Founder and CEO

Rachel is the Founder and CEO of Intrinio, a Forbes 30 Under 30 awardee, and startup advisor. With a decade of experience in financial data and emerging technologies and as a former engineer, Rachel creates and influences the technology, vision, data solutions and roadmap execution for her company and works with thousands of fintech startups and financial institutions.

Chris Petrescu

Founder of CP Capital
Formerly at ExodusPoint and WorldQuant

Chris Petrescu founded CP Capital to bring Data Strategy as a Service to the financial world. Chris was previously Head of Data Strategy at ExodusPoint Capital Management, where he managed global data sourcing and strategic enterprise data efforts across both quantitative and discretionary teams across all asset classes.

Matt Amberson

Founder and CEO
ORATS (Options Research & Technology Services)

Matt started ORATS to support his successful Cboe market making and options trading firm. The company was formed to get traders access to more accurate and realistic option research. Now ORATS provides access to proprietary options information and backtesting to the largest pensions, banks, and hedge funds. Matt has a CFA level I, CPA and RIA-pension consulting designations.

Evan Reich

Former Global Head of Data Strategy & Sourcing

Evan is an experienced leader in hedge fund data strategy, sourcing and engineering. Most recently, Evan was head of data strategy and sourcing at Quandl, the alternative data arm of Nasdaq. Previously, he was the head of data strategy and sourcing at BlueMountain Capital Management, a multi-strategy hedge fund, serving both quant and fundamental groups across all asset classes globally.