Ganesh Mani is on the adjunct faculty of Carnegie Mellon University and is considered a global thought leader, helping scale human expertise via AI in many application areas, particularly financial services. He has been a pioneer in applying innovative techniques to multiple asset classes and has worked with large investment management firms including hedge funds, after having sold one of the earliest AI/ML-based asset management boutiques into SSgA, nucleating the Advanced Research Center there. 

Mani has an MBA in finance and a Ph.D. specializing in artificial intelligence from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, as well as an undergraduate degree in computer science from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. 


Ph.D. Artificial Intelligence, University of Wisconsin-Madison

MBA Finance, University of Wisconsin-Madison

BTech Computer Science, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay

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Mani & Luhanga speak at UN Commission on Population and Development 56th session

CMU-Africa’s Ganesh Mani and Edith Luhanga presented at the UN’s 56th session of the Commission on Population and Development which took place on April 13, 2023.

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A global approach to tackling grand challenges

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