BSQ Research was founded by DR DEBASHIS GUHA, an AI engineer who has spent more than 25 years researching Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning and their application to economic and financial problems. Dr Guha is also one of the world’s leading experts on leading indicators and business cycle forecasting and has published in leading journals and conferences.
Dr Guha has served as Head of Risk and Quantitative Research at a global macro hedge fund in California (300MM assets), where he designed and managed one of the first-ever systematic macro funds, and pioneered the use of AI techniques for macro-based investment management. He was also Head of Research at a systematic macro California hedge fund (200MM assets). Earlier, he founded a financial research firm in New York, and served as Director of Research at other research firms. His past clients have included the Government of Spain, Bank Indonesia, Banco de Mexico, Central Bank of Jordan, DuPont, Caterpillar, and others.
Dr Guha is also a Professor at the S P Jain School of Global Management, an Australian business school, where he directs a Master’s program in AI, and heads a Technology Research Centre. He has previously taught at Columbia University, The University of Texas at Dallas, and Texas Christian University.
Debashis Guha earned a PhD in Operations Research from Columbia University, an MA in Physics from Texas Christian University, and a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.