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Daniel Enskat

Daniel has written over a dozen books on the global asset management industry and has lectured at universities around the world alongside speakers such as Secretary of State John Kerry, Dr. Mark Mobius, ex-Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan, Professor KC Chan and former Prime Minister Gerhard Schroeder. He is widely sought after for presentations, discussions and his perspective on the global asset management industry, and in the last two decades has advised hundreds of investment management CEOs on strategy and global expansion.

Daniel Enskat
Asset Management > Private Equity > Tech Boutiques > AI

Asset Management > Private Equity > Tech Boutiques > AI

Blackstone and Goldman Sachs Asset Management this summer bought a minority stake in Dipanjan “DJ” Deb’s Francisco Equity Partners. Francisco Partners est. 2000 operates in London and San Francisco, and is a tech investor. This year they put $500m in LegalZoom jointly with GPI Capital, Franklin Templeton and Neuberger Berman. Francisco Partners also owns Bomgar, …

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Hiring heavyweight AI talent away from tech

Hiring heavyweight AI talent away from tech: Anthem & Google

That’s one way companies are going about investing in AI: showing their seriousness, and try to get to results faster. Case in point: last month, Healthcare provider Anthem hired Google’s search head, Israeli scientist Udi Manber, as head of artificial intelligence. He is the first person with an AI role in the company and will …

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Spinning Up in Deep RL

Spinning Up in Deep RL

I get a lot of questions around where and how to learn (about) machine, deep and reinforcement learning. Open AI (the non for profit group founded by The Who is Who of technology) recently created Spinning Up (https://lnkd.in/eNjGXAt), an educational resource to learn about deep reinforcement learning – it has terminology introductions, essays, a curated …

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Enter Carebots: Robots that help the elderly with activities

Enter Carebots: Robots that help the elderly with activities

At age 18-19, during my social year and a half, I worked at a retirement home caring for the elderly. It was tremendously rewarding, but also brutal, physically and emotionally – for me, it was 18 months of laughter, soreness and tears, but for the career nurses and caregivers, the diminishing budgets and growing number …

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