Spencer Greenberg is a mathematician with an education from Columbia’s School of Engineering and New York University’s Courant Institute. His mathematical speciality is machine learning, a branch of artificial intelligence concerned with the design of algorithms that can automatically learn from data. In 2005, at the age of 22, he co-founded a quantitative money management firm, Rebellion Research, which applies machine learning to long term investing. Spencer also co-founded AskAMathematician.com, a mathematics question and answer site with about 50,000 monthly page views.
Spencer has lectured extensively on a wide range of subjects, including artificial intelligence, investing, entrepreneurship, rationality, psychology, and mathematics. He has spoken at Columbia Business School, the Stern School of Business, and the Trinity School, as well as conferences such as TradeTech, QuantInvest, Skepticon, Strata Ignite, TEDxBlackRockCity, and Predictive Analytics World. Spencer has appeared on CNBC, Bloomberg TV, Canada’s BNN and Hong Kong’s Phoenix television, and has been interviewed by the Wall Street Journal, the New York Post, and Germany’s GEO magazine.