Dr. Malkin is an AI Architect at Cogent Labs Tokyo. His Ph.D. in computer science from University College London focused on the optimization of complex networks, including neural networks, using genetic algorithms. Following his studies, he worked as a quantitative trader, using machine learning to develop high-frequency trading algorithms.
Seeing the tremendous impact of autonomous systems in financial markets in 2013, Dr. Malkin established an AI consulting firm in London to help companies use AI technology. He joined Cogent Labs in 2015, the early days of the company, and works both on research and business development.
Cogent Labs is a Tokyo-based applied AI company which conducts cutting-edge research and applies it to real-world business challenges, from handwriting recognition to financial forecasting.