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Kovid Bhardwaj Senior Manager and Lead for AI & ML at Societe Generale


Kovid Bhardwaj leads the initiatives on machine learning and artificial intelligence in finance and accounting space at Societe Generale. He is incharge of evaluation, execution and providing guidance on methodologies and implementations for strategic transformational projects. He joined Societe Generale in 2015 and started with design and implementation of low latency regulatory engine to cater to investment banking activities of the bank. He helped achieve compliance on pre-trade and post-trade on electronic markets for DFA, EMIR, FATCA, MIFID-2, Mandatory Clearing and Uncleared Swaps Margin Requirements. His contributions were also critical in the space of witholding tax regulations like FATCA and 871m.

Prior to Societe Generale he worked with Genpact as a Senior Principal Consultant in investment banking and consulting space executing projects in mergers and acquisitions, derivatives valuations and front to back product implementations across range of asset classes like rates, credit, commodities and equities. His experience in derivatives space spans from trade booking, valuations, confirmations, payments and settlements, accounting to handling corporate events and reconciliations.