Technological innovations that intelligently analyze the world's data for financial professionals

Kensho: Your Intelligent Market Research Assistant.



February 27, 2014

Daniel Nadler, CEO of Kensho, interviewed by CNBC's Kelly Evans for Closing Bell

Google Meets Gekko

Why hire a platoon of Russian mathematicians to beat the market when a software program called Warren can do the same thing?

May 07, 2014

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On the cusp of engineering a genuine revolution in financial technology...

[Kensho] potentially opens up a whole new toolkit, in a way that many different investors, at different levels of sophistication, can access and understand... it's true innovation is its adoption of many of the same technologies at the heart of the revolution in social media and consumer technology: high-speed search algorithms, machine learning, “big data” and cloud computing.

- Institutional Investor, May 15 2013

Right now, some of Wall Street's biggest institutions are testing a new technology that promises to change the way analysts model the markets. Powerhouse investment banks like Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley – along with titans of the fund management industry like Fidelity and BlackRock – are turning to the cloud to unlock powerful supercomputing capacity that will end their reliance on Microsoft Excel and give them the tools to compete with the “quants” that have taken over the business in the last decade. The company making all of this possible is Kensho.

- Business Insider, Jul 15 2013


Kensho combines natural language queries, graphical user interfaces, and secure cloud computing to create a new class of analytics tools for investment professionals. Addressing the three biggest challenges surrounding investment analysis on Wall Street today—speed, scale, and automation—Kensho's intelligent computer systems are capable of answering complex financial questions posed in plain English.

Founded in the spring of 2013 out of MIT and Harvard, Kensho's senior team members come from veteran positions at Google, Apple, and the United States Federal Reserve.

We are a diverse and spirited group of engineers, scientists, and financial professionals who are accomplished analytical thinkers and passionate problem solvers. Together, our multi-talented team includes PhD physicists, a three time International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI) world champion, PhD economists, internationally competitive chess players, the author of Quantitative Finance for Physicists, a member of the original Apple iPhone engineering team, and one of the youngest ever entrants to Harvard College (age 15).

We are proud of individual accomplishments, as well as the collaborative environment we've built, and what we're capable of as a team.




We are looking for highly trained individuals who are interested in applying advanced software methods to global financial markets. You would be joining a group of roughly twenty five people, many of whom have Ph.D.s in scientific disciplines. We have a spectrum of opportunities for individuals with the right scientific and computing skills.