Kris leads machine learning research at proprietary trading firm Sortino Partners. Trained as an engineer and scientist, he has been applying machine learning to the financial markets since before it was cool to do so. Prior to becoming a partner at his current firm, Kris worked as a hedge fund quant and consulted to both buy- and sell-side on quantitative analytics and the strategic adoption of machine learning technology. Kris is passionate about a fair go for independent, non-professional traders and investors. To level the playing field, he founded robotwealth.com, an online community empowering independent traders with the practical knowledge and tools one finds in professional trading firms.