Brandon Da Silva
Associate Portfolio Manager Strategic Relationships and Innovation
Brandon DaSilva is an Associate Portfolio Manager and member of the Strategic Relationships and Innovation Team at OPTrust, one of Canada’s leading defined benefit pension plans. Brandon has been leading research initiatives in applying machine learning to sequence prediction, generative modelling, and reinforcement learning. Prior to joining the organization in 2016, Brandon worked for a data science consulting firm where he was building out the infrastructure for a “quantamental” hedge fund.Brandon earned an Honors Business Administration degree from the Ivey Business School at University of Western Ontario. He created and maintains a machine learning blog (brandinho.github.io) and has published papers on the application of deep learning for the financial markets.