blu offers Artificial Intelligence Consulting Services to help you navigate the ever changing technological landscape and bring you closer to your customers than you ever thought possible. We bring an unmatched team of experts on the frontiers of multiple streams of AI, combining business & technology acumen to take you to the next level. We challenge you to dream. Let us help you get there!

 
Network of Experts

Our team of experts come from the upper echelons of neural networks, evolutionary algorithms, machine learning, natural language processing, data science and cloud computing.

 

We bring the best minds from around the world to focus on both business model innovation and AI implementation.

Value Creation

Unlock the untapped potential in your business. From improving mundane everyday processes, to making customer interactions seamless and more meaningful, to moonshots that propel your business to becoming an industry leader, there is opportunity everywhere. Once we sit with you and understand your needs, the power of AI is literally at your fingertips.

Efficiency

We know change can sometimes be challenging. In today’s fast paced data-driven economy, change is a given. Our perspective is that while AI capabilities can enhance what you already have, each business is different and there’s no one-stop solution. If you’re ready to open the door and consider the possibilities, call us and let’s go on the journey together!

SERVICES

Every organization has its own Artificial Intelligence Journey

We see varying levels of AI knowledge and AI maturity among our clients. That said, there are common elements to every organization's AI journey.

 

Before effectively implementing AI, awareness and education is essential - It introduces AI opportunities, debunks myths, and conveys what AI is actually capable of. The second step, strategy consulting, helps clients identify and prioritize AI business use cases, win points, and pain points. Finally, we work with clients to implement AI projects from a technology, change management, culture, and employee adoption standpoint.

 

Awareness and Education

  • Awareness

    • Private speaking engagements

    • One-on-one initial consultations

  • Formal Education

    • Customized & quarterly corporate AI workshops for senior leaders & C-suite across industries

    • Conference speaking engagements

 

Contact workshops@blu.ltd for details

Strategy Consulting

  • What we do:

    • AI Business use case identification

    • Strategy roadmap development

  • What we have:

    • AI Strategy Experts

    • Business Consultants

Project Implementation

  • What we do:

    • AI talent search

    • Change management and organizational culture workshops

    • Product defect detection

    • Document recognition and information extraction

    • Customer experience/chatbots

    • Trading indicators

    • Corporate documents 

  

  • What we have:

    • blu’s AI specialist expert network

Data Analytics

  • What we do:

    • Data Audit

    • Data Cleaning

    • Data Analysis

    • Alternative data sources for investments

  • What we have:

    • Data Scientists

    • Experts on financial and alternative data

 
BUSINESS USE CASES

AI use cases vary by industry.

We help you identify high-value use cases that solve your unique business needs. We then work with you to build & deploy AI solutions..

Contact us to find out which AI tools can best help you achieve your business needs.

Also, check out our insights page to learn about how AI is used in your industry.

 
THE TEAM

Fabrice Fischer

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Founder & CEO

The Future of Finance is a book co-authored by Fabrice Fischer and provides an easy to understand overview of Artificial Intelligence, FinTech and cryptocurrencies. The book also looks at the emerging trends in the aforementioned areas by examining real world practical applications and use cases.

Fabrice Fischer is the Founder and CEO of blu, an Artificial Intelligence advisory firm specializing in disruptive innovation within the Financial Services industry.

 

Fabrice has spent over 20 years in Financial Services and IT in Asia, Europe and North America. Over the past six years as CFO of Sentient Technologies, he oversaw a period rapid growth, which has led to the company being one of the world’s best funded AI outfits. He was also instrumental in the launch of Sentient Investment Management, Sentient’s hedge fund anchored on artificial intelligence, to continually evolve and optimize 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. Later, he joined Bain & Co. as a Consultant advising companies in the Private Equity, IT, and Telecom industries across Europe and afterwards continued as an independent advisor to Banks and Asset Managers. He was the CFO and COO of Bryan Garnier, a European boutique Investment Bank, whose activities included Corporate Finance, Brokerage, Asset Management and Private Banking. In this role, he oversaw the equity analysis team and the asset management activities of the bank. 

 

Fabrice was also a Visiting Lecturer at University of Hong Kong (HKU) where he taught an MBA class titled “Artificial Intelligence for Business Leaders”. He is currently a Visiting Scholar at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology teaching “Big Data in Finance” and “Portfolio Management with FinTech applications” to their MBAs and Masters students. He also teaches "AI Fundamentals and Challenges for Business Leaders" at École de Technologie Supérieure in Montreal, Canada.

Fabrice completed a Bachelors in Electrical Engineering from University of Montreal and holds an MBA from INSEAD.

Kevin Pereira

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Managing Director

Kevin Pereira is the Managing Director at blu Artificial Intelligence. After growing up in Hong Kong, he started his career in Private Banking with Citi in New York where he worked within both the Investments and Relationship Management areas. He then moved back to Hong Kong to join Bank of New York Mellon’s Asset Management business, where he helped to build a new group that specialized in products tailored to High Net Worth Individuals. After going back to business school, Kevin joined a Technology startup in Myanmar that was building out internet infrastructure which included fiber optic, cell towers and data centers. In this role, he spent half his time with the Venture Capital firm in Hong Kong and the rest on the ground with the portfolio company in Myanmar.

 

Kevin is also a Visiting Lecturer at the University of Hong Kong (HKU), where he teaches a full-credit MBA course, “Artificial Intelligence for Business Leaders”. He also lectures at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) as a Visiting Scholar where he teaches “Big Data in Finance”. In addition to his education work in academia, Kevin has delivered numerous corporate AI workshops to members of innovation and strategy teams from a myriad of industries in multiple locations around the world.

 

Kevin holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics with concentrations in Finance, Management and Marketing from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He also has an MBA from INSEAD.

Rajendra Shroff

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Manager

Raj identifies AI solutions for clients' business needs and challenges. He also designs educational workshops & events to help decision makers identify high-value AI use cases for their firm.

Raj also explores how firms can organize to deploy AI at scale, prioritize AI projects, and implement a coherent AI strategy. He is also a regular speaker on AI for Business at universities, startup accelerators, and general seminars.

Before joining Blu, Raj was with AXA, an Insurance multinational. He also holds a BSc in Management from the London School of Economics and an MBA from Hong Kong University.

 BLU AI IN THE PRESS
 

CNBC

ARTICLE

em360tech

ARTICLE

Hive Life

INTERVIEW

AI Isn’t Taking Our Jobs. It’s Making them Better

Hive Life

INTERVIEW

Don’t Fear AI.

It’s Here to Help

LYNK Global

INTERVIEW

Ramon Abalo

INTERVIEW

A Discussion about AI

with Kevin Pereira

 
EVENTS
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Brinc: AI Best Practices (Webinar)

June 17th 2020

 
CAREERS

With the Artificial Intelligence rapid pace of development, we are looking for the very best talents with a thirst for learning in a knowledge sharing environment and the ability to come with pragmatic innovative solutions.

 

We are looking for experts in the various sub-fields of Artificial Intelligence, data scientists, software engineers, as well as senior business and strategy consultants with financial services industry knowledge. Please send your resume to careers@blu.ltd.

We also come across candidates and jobs openings in the AI and technology space and work with partner firms to place candidates. If you would like to be considered for this please send your resume to careers@blu.ltd with "AI/tech jobs" in the subject line.

 

blu is an equal opportunity employer.

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