Jim Liew

Jim Liew

Assistant Professor in Finance, Johns Hopkins Carey Business School

Dr. Jim Kyung-Soo Liew is an Assistant Professor of Finance at Johns Hopkins Carey Business School and revels in pushing the boundaries of financial knowledge both as an academic and FinTech Data Scientist. 
He has published pioneering research in the intersection of social media big data and financial markets.

He currently teaches "Big Data Machine Learning," "Advanced Hedge Fund Strategies," 
and "Leading Entrepreneurship and Innovation" courses at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. 
Additionally, he serves as the Chairman of the Johns Hopkins Innovation Factory and has received the Dean’s Award for Faculty Excellence in 2015 & 2016. He also serves on the Editorial Board of Journal of Portfolio Management and co-authored the most read Invited Editorial "iGDP?".

About SoKat Consulting, LLC

He owns and operates SoKat Consulting, LLC, which provides world-class Machine Learning / AI
services to primarily large hedge funds, government agencies, and academic institutions. SoKat unlocks the hidden value of data though thoughtful, creative solutions, comprising of actionable insights, data analytics, and predictive modeling. 

Previously, Jim has been with the Carlyle Asset Management Group, Campbell and Company, and Morgan Stanley. He holds a BA in Mathematics from the University of Chicago and a Ph.D. in Finance from Columbia University. 

He currently lives just outside of Baltimore with this wife and two daughters, who he plans to raise as the next generation disruptors.