Machine Intelligence: Welcome to the Third Wave of Investing

Machine Intelligence: Welcome to the Third Wave of Investing

Voya Machine Intelligence: Welcome to the Third Wave of Investing

Imagine if we could combine the depth of fundamental analysis with the breadth of quant research—and turbocharge it with machines that can make faster, smarter decisions. We call this Voya Machine Intelligence (VMI), applying machine learning to investment decisions, enhanced with human insight and traditional quant methods.


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Voya Machine Intelligence Value Proposition

We believe in our ability to deliver consistent outperformance with high active share and low correlation to equity markets resulting in high idiosyncratic alpha.



We bring machine intelligence to fundamental equity investing: combining the depth and rigor of fundamental investing with the breadth of quant and scalability of Artificial Intelligence (AI).


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Key Differentiators






Over a decade of experience running AI-driven strategies through multiple market environments.



P O R T F O L I O   S T Y L E




Portfolios avoid static factor or style biases that can lead to overcrowding in broader equity portfolios. Results in a return stream that is often less correlated to tradition active and/or passive equity approaches.



I N T E G R A T E D   E S G




With a focus on alpha, machine learning can sift through massive quantities of data rapidly and focus on materiality which provides a significant competitive advantage.




A Differentiated Approach

The Machine Intelligence team has 10+ years working together, focused on delivering consistent outperformance with high active share and low correlation. We call it Opportunistic Alpha.

Value Prop



Voya Machine Intelligence Products / Strategies

Opportunistic US Equity

Dynamic Small Cap

Dynamic Large Cap

Dynamic Global Equity

Dynamic International Equity

WisdomTree US AI Enhanced Value (AIVL)

WisdomTree International AI Enhanced Value (AIVI)





Related Insights and Resources

Behind the Markets Podcast with Gareth Shepherd

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"In the new world, applying machine learning, we build the machines, but the machines themselves are interrogating the data and learning the rules of the game directly."

- Gareth Shepherd, PhD, CFA, Co-Head of Voya Machine Intelligence
- Chrissy Bargeron, CFA, Client Portfolio Manager


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