AI can help businesses better optimize their working capital, according to Winnie Cheng, Co-Founder and CTO of Flowcast, a platform that enables funders to efficiently inject liquidity at every stage of their company’s supply chain. Cheng argues that machine learning’s ability to examine big data at micro levels is revolutionizing the way CFOs understand performance and financial risk.
Winnie Cheng is the Co-Founder and CTO of Flowcast, an Alchemist Accelerator backed data science company using predictive analytics to analyze cash flow. Previously, Cheng served as Chief Data Scientist at Bankrate, Vice President and Lead Data Scientist of JPMorgan's Investment Banking group, and Senior Manager and Data Scientist in American Express's Risk and Information Management group. Cheng earned a PhD from MIT in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence and an MS from Stanford in engineering.