Frank Xing is currently Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow with School of Computer Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Prior to that, he worked as a machine learning specialist for one year at Continental AG. He obtained a PhD from Nanyang Technological University in 2019, a BSc in Information Management and a BA in Economics, both from Peking University in 2015. His research spans statistical natural language processing and sentiment analysis and their application to financial forecasting and optimization. What he is mostly known for are the concepts of “market views” and “semantic vines”. Frank is well-published in major conferences in the area of Artificial Intelligence. He also serves as Guest Editors for journals such as “Information Processing & Management” and “Applied Soft Computing”. His recent survey on natural language based financial forecasting (NLFF) and book on intelligent asset management (IAM) have already attracted much attention in the research community of AI for finance.