Ali Ben Ayed

Passionate about innovation, new analytical technics and the human interaction with technology, Ali is an entrepreneur with more than nine years of experience in data strategy and consulting. He has built solutions for various financial and healthcare institutions in a broad range of topics. In particular, he has managed several projects and teams of different sizes, containing up to 50 people, in sensitive data analytical and reporting projects between transnational institutions, such as a leading Swiss bank and the US Department of Justice. As founder of SamurAI, he continue to assist private companies and public institutions in their challenges by developing and deploying innovative solutions, using data analytics and artificial intelligence. Large experience in knowledge transfer of quantitative subjects for very diverse audiences. He is supervising all the knowledge transfer activities at SamurAI, including the deployment of 5 training courses of 40 hours each.

His previous experiences in finance have allowed him to be exposed to a wide range of topics. He conducted large data analysis on sensitive information for Swiss Private Banks by using my programming skills and supported a large international bank to achieve their stress test exercise by combining my financial modelling knowledge and my regulatory expertise. His projects were based on cross department teamwork and he developed strong interpersonal skills by dealing with various internal and stakeholders as well as leading a team of 4 junior consultant.

In addition to his professional experiences, Ali obtained a M.Sc. in Financial Engineering from the HEC Lausanne and is a certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM). He also obtained in 2019 the Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in Data Science & Management, which is delivered by EPFL and HEC Lausanne. He is fluent in English, French and Arabic. Moreover, he have worked in various international environments, gaining relevant interpersonal skills and sensibilities in multicultural diversity.

You can learn more about Ali by visiting his LinkedIn profile