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Two Sigma Hires Google Scientist Mike Schuster for AI Expansion

  • Schuster worked on Google Translate, Android speech tools
  • He leads a new team in unifying the firm’s AI projects

Two Sigma hired scientist Mike Schuster, who worked on the Google Brain team, to expand artificial intelligence at the $52 billion quantitative hedge fund.

Schuster, who started at Two Sigma last week, is leading a new team of coders and engineers to bring together AI efforts in areas like machine learning and deep learning scattered across the firm. The group will also focus on advancements in the technologies.