22 May 2023: Axyon AI, a leading AI provider for the asset management industry, has today announced the appointment of Andrea Gentilini as its latest advisory committee member.
With his extensive experience in the asset management and fintech industries, Mr. Gentilini will join Axyon AI’s committee to support the fintech with its growth and development.
Axyon AI uses artificial intelligence and deep learning predictive solutions to offer professional investors a practical way to incorporate AI into their investment strategies and ultimately improve portfolio performance.
The fintech recently completed its €1.6 million funding round in July last year, led by the Fondo Rilancio Startup (Relaunch Start-up Fund), managed by CDP Venture Capital SGR, with UniCredit, Geminea, ING, and Metes as co-investors. In addition, the company also has a strong partnership with the AI and computer sciences faculty at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia.
Mr. Gentilini, who holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, boasts a successful career in the asset management and fintech space. Prior to managing a successful fintech business, Novus Partners, Mr. Gentilini was Managing Director for Union Bancaire Privée, where he launched and co-managed the first actively managed gold fund. His 25 years of experience also includes a number of other roles in the asset management industry, including positions at UBS Wealth Management and Barclays Capital (formerly Lehman Brothers). Today, he is Head of Vescore, Vontobel’s Asset Management boutique.
Daniele Grassi, CEO of Axyon AI, comments: "We are delighted to announce the appointment of Andrea and look forward to working with him. His technical expertise and vast experience in the asset management field will further progress our mission in harnessing the power of AI to support asset managers and boost alpha generation.
Andrea Gentilini comments: “I’m excited by the benefits that Axyon AI’s technology brings its clients by providing access to robust AI-powered forecasts and AI-based strategies that can enhance investment strategies. The use of AI within asset management has seen exponential growth over the past year, and Axyon AI is market-leading in its field. I proudly support their journey as they bring their technology to a global audience.”