We are pleased to announce the arrival of Melissa Ailem, who joins our Research & Development team as Machine Learning Researcher alongside JingShu Liu, reporting to Raheel Qader.
Melissa was a postdoc researcher at the University of Southern California (USC)
where she was working on Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing
She has published numerous articles regarding Unsupervised Learning, probabilistic mixture models as well as NLP tasks such as word embeddings and abstractive summarization.
Prior to joining USC, she worked as a teaching and research assistant in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Paris Descartes University.
Melissa holds a Ph.D. in Machine Learning and an MSc in Artificial Intelligence both from Paris Descartes University – Paris, France.
She speaks English, French, Kabyle, and Arabic.
Lingua Custodia is the unique Fintech company, founded by asset management professionals, applying Artificial Intelligence to Financial Translations. We build machine translation engines specifically designed for the financial industry.
The aim is twofold: achieve a superior translation quality thanks to highly domain-focused deep learning algorithms and help financial institutions to communicate rapidly with their clients in multiple languages.
It offers a full range of services, with around 100 specialised engines available in 9 languages: Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese and Spanish.
Lingua Custodia is not only recognised as a Young Innovative Company by the French Ministry of Research. But also certified by Finance Innovation since 2014. In addition, it is one of the founding members of the France Fintech association created in 2015. It was elected Fintech of the Year at the European Finance Summit.
The company is a member of the LHoFT (Luxembourg House of Financial Technology) since 2018 and a member of the Village by CA.