Michael Amori

CEO and Co-Founder

Michael is the CEO and Co-Founder of Virtualitics. Michael is a data scientist and entrepreneur with a background in finance and physics. He co-authored many of the patents underpinning the Virtualitics AI platform. He believes that AI applied to data analytics can help solve some of the world’s toughest challenges.

Prior to co-founding Virtualitics, he was a Managing Director at Deutsche Bank, where he started and headed a data driven trading desk in London, New York, and India focused on the insurance and pensions markets. Managed a large group of data scientists. Designed the group’s predictive modeling and risk management systems. Started and was technical advisor to the bank’s first insurance-linked fund. Previously was an interest rates derivatives trader at various large banks. Graduated from the Goldman Sachs analyst program.

Michael was also a researcher in nanotechnology at Caltech, where he contributed to two papers and obtained one patent. The patent is related to a quantitative method for determination of target molecules in the context of nanotechnology devices applied to medical research.

Michael is interested in science education, especially for early childhood, to reduce inequality. He is a member of the Board of Caltech’s Computer Science Department (IST division), a member of the Board of the Pasadena Math Academy, and judge at the LA County Junior High Physics Science Fair. He was a member of Caltech Children’s Center Board. He has an MBA from Harvard, an MS in Applied Physics from Caltech, and a BS in Physics with honors from Columbia University.

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