Tue, 01 October 2019
Bahrain Fintech Bay has entered into a partnership with the University of California, Berkeley to establish a GCC-wide training and certification programme in the use of artificial intelligence and robotics in finance. The initiative is intended to promote innovation, build greater workforce capacity and support the adoption of advanced machine learning technology within financial organisations and the economies of Bahrain and the GCC region.
Commenting on the partnership, Maissan Almaskati, Chairman of Fintech Consortium Middle East and Board Director of Bahrain Fintech Bay said: “Berkeley is a distinguished academic institution at the cutting edge of the latest in technological innovation. We are excited about this partnership to specifically develop a training and certification programme for the GCC financial industry that applies Berkeley’s expertise in artificial intelligence and machine learning, and look forward to announcing its details soon”
Berkeley is recognised as a global leader in research around artificial intelligence, machine learning, and big data, particularly in areas related to finance, financial analytics and fintech.