Former Risk Officer of JPMorgan’s Highbridge Moves to AI Startup

Jeff Holman, the former chief risk officer of JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s hedge-fund business, Highbridge Capital Management, is heading to artificial-intelligence startup Sentient Technologies. Holman will become Sentient’s chief investment officer, overseeing its trading and investment arm, the San Francisco-based company announced Wednesday in a statement. He will also work with his former employer on an existing project with the startup to explore how Sentient’s technology can be applied to finance and trading systems. “This year is a year where we’re transitioning from a technology company to a product company,” Sentient’s Chief Executive Officer Antoine Blondeau said in an interview. Holman’s expertise will help the company hone its technology into products for the financial industry, he said. “We feel that the technology has matured, it’s proven, it works in terms…


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