Speakers List - North American Financial Information Summit 2017

Keynote Speakers

Srinivas Bangarbale

Chief Data Officer


Srini Bangarbale is the Chief Data Officer for the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).  In this role, he is responsible for Data Strategy, Architecture, Standards and Analytics at the Commission. He has set up the Data Management organization and has led its evolution from a startup organization to a change agent ushering in a data-centric culture at the Commission. Srini co-chairs the CFTC’s Data Steering Committee and serves as the official data representative of the CFTC in many international and federal forums, including the Regulatory Oversight Committee for the Legal Entity Identifier (LEI ROC), international work on regulatory swaps data standards development, the data committee of the Financial Stability Oversight Committee (FSOC) among other organizations. Under his leadership, the CFTC data management organization has rolled out an enterprise-wide data strategy, has incorporated the development of data standards into the Commission’s rulemaking, rolled out the first Commission-wide catalog of mission data,  and has stood up an analytics group which is putting together a data analytics platform for the Agency.  Srini has taken an active interest in the evolution of FinTech and has made several presentations to regulatory and data groups related to the impact of FinTech on financial regulation. Prior to coming to the CFTC, Srini was the director for Application Development at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and was the SEC’s Chief Enterprise Architect.

Srini has an MBA from Columbia Business School, an MS in Computer Science from Villanova University and a BE in Mechanical Engineering from Bangalore University, India.

Peter Serenita

Group Chief Data Officer


Peter Serenita is the Group Chief Data Officer at HSBC. In this role, he is responsible for the data management practice across all businesses and global functions at HSBC focusing on improving data consistency across the firm. He is responsible for the development of the HSBC Data Vision and Strategy and leads the Group Data Strategy Board consisting of the CDOs and COOs of each of the Global Businesses and Global Functions.

Previously, Peter was the Chief Data Officer for Global Banking and Markets at HSBC and in this role he was responsible for improving the consistency of data across the GBM locations and product areas with particular focus on Entity (Client) data. He was the executive sponsor of two global change programs, the global entity (client) data management program and the global trading account data strategy across Global Banking and Markets, as well as responsible for the global entity and trading account ‘run the bank' operations.

Before joining HSBC, Peter was a 28-year veteran of JPMorgan having held several key positions in business and information technology. He was the Global Head of Pricing Operations and the Global Head of Market Data Service Vendor Management at JPMorgan's Worldwide Securities Services. Previously, he was the Chief Data Officer for Worldwide Securities Services responsible for the development of information and technology practices to fully integrate data across the Worldwide Securities Services businesses and the firm.

He served as head of Global Reference Data Services for the Shared Technology and Operations group at JPMorgan, overseeing reference data for the wholesale portion of the firm, which includes the Investment Bank, Private Bank, Commercial Bank, Treasury and Security Services and Investment Management. He helped consolidate technology platforms to converge data from disparate sources resulting in improved data quality and reduced cost. He also consolidated and restructured the reference data operations teams into a dual-hub model resulting in improvements in information quality, controls, operational efficiency and a significant reduction in costs.

Previously, he was Chair of the JPMorgan Enterprise Architecture Board, which established cross-business consistency and better integration across the firm of architecture standards and design methodology. He has also served as Chief Architect of Finance and Corporate Risk, Head of Corporate Risk Application Development and Head of Foreign Exchange Application Development.

Mr. Serenita holds a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science from New York University.


Stephen Morse

Former Head of Global Financial Data Partnerships

(former) TWITTER

Stephen Morse, CAIA

Stephen has a long career in entrepreneurial, disruptive businesses, especially in and around data, hedge funds, FinTech and business information services, including with firms that were acquired by, or are now a part of Barra/MSCI, Dow Jones, KCG and Twitter. As former Head of Global Financial Data Partnerships at Twitter, Stephen was responsible for all business with hedge funds, asset managers, banks, FinTech partners, platforms and other financial institutions. He joined via acquisition of Gnip, where he opened and ran the New York City office. Stephen now consults in the areas of AI and big and alternative data, including as an advisor to Neudata, who partners with hedge funds and asset managers as an independent, data-sourcing network, and is at the forefront of new and alternative data innovation in capital markets. Stephen is a CAIA® charterholder.




Advisory Board

Allie (Grassie) Harris

Director of Data Governance - Canadian P&C, Wealth, and Capital Markets


Allie Harris is passionate about data and analytics, having been involved in data-driven roles over the course of her career.

She assumed her current role as Bank of Montreal's Director of Data Governance - Canadian P&C, Wealth, and Capital Markets in 2015. Allie and her team of Data Governance Leads, business analysts, and data modelers support BMO's Data Governance business communities in Canada.

In this role, Allie is directly involved in creating the bank's conformed, normalized enterprise data delivery platform, as well as the governances and processes to support that platform and its use - quality, metadata and governance.

Prior to her current role, Allie was at the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) where she provided end-to-end metrics and measurement of processes as a Senior Director in the bank's Enterprise Process Management and Analytics division. Some of her previous roles within CIBC included data management, and governance and analytics for the Wholesale Banking area.

Prior to CIBC, Allie held a number of positions in healthcare informatics, most notably with Toronto's University Health Network's (UHN) Shared Information Services, where as Manager of Enterprise Data Warehousing, Databases and Business Intelligence she oversaw a team that undertook the implementation of the UHN's first enterprise business intelligence tool.

Throughout her career, Allie has also served as an active participant and leader in numerous data-related associations and organizations. She is currently the liaison for BMO's data communication and outreach strategy, which includes internal stakeholder engagement, as well as participation in national and international financial data and trade associations. She sits on the International Standards Organization Technical Committee 68, Working Group 6 (LEI), co-convenes the ISO TC68 Standards Advisory Group, is Head of Delegation for the Canadian TC 68 and its mirror committees, and sits on the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) Steering Committee for Legal Entity Identification.

She was part of the industry delegation to the Financial Stability Board meeting on LEI in Basel in 2011, which led to the creation of a Global LEI standard. Allie has been involved in data standards for many years across verticals - ranging from Secretariat for HL7 Canada to her current position as President of the Information Resource Management Association of Canada.

Whether she is being published or quoted in standards and informatics journals, serving on various boards, or presenting at industry-leading events, Allie has a true passion to help organizations gain actionable insight and real business impact from their data.



Karla K. McKenna



Karla is a member of the 2017 North American Financial Information Summit Advisory Board - view the list of all 12 esteemed board members by clicking here

Karla McKenna is a director at Citi Transaction Services, Securities and Fund Services, managing Market Practice and Standards for these businesses.

Ms. McKenna participates actively in the development and promotion of standards and market practice. Ms. McKenna is Chair of the International Organization for Standardization Technical Committee 68 (ISO/TC68), Financial Services. In addition, she is Chair of the Securities Market Practice Group (SMPG), serves on the Board and Executive Committee of Accredited Standards Committee X9 (ASC X9), the Boards of International Securities Association for Institutional Trade Communication (ISITC) and XBRL International, supporting standards initiatives such as Issuer to Investor: Corporate Actions.

Ms. McKenna also represents ISO TC68 on the Financial Stability Board LEI Private Sector Preparatory Group (PSPG) supporting the implementation of a global LEI system. ISO/TC68's ISO 17442 standard has been endorsed by the FSB and the G-20 as the LEI code and data record attributes to be used in the global LEI system and implementation of the standard and the global LEI system is a main focus of the current work of the ISITC Regulatory Working Group.


Edmund Flynn

Vice President, Market Data,


Ed is a member of the 2017 North American Financial Information Summit Advisory Board - view the list of all 12 esteemed board members by clicking here

Ed is a Vice President at Morgan Stanley and has the responsibility of managing global exchange relationships and sourcing for exchange data use across the Morgan Stanley enterprise.

Prior to Morgan Stanley, he founded The Flynndex Company in 2011 to provide market data training and consulting services. Ed developed training classes to support the FISD Financial Information Associate Professional Certification program and collaborated with the eLearning firm "Finance Modules" to produce online market data training for the FISD FIA Certification.

Ed began his career with Interactive Data and Moody's Investors Service, then joined Fidelity Investments managing market data and investment research for the Fidelity Funds and the Fidelity enterprise.

Ed has an MBA from Babson College, a BS from the University of Vermont, is a member of the CTA Advisory Committee, the SIFMA Market Data Subcommittee and the FISD Executive Committee.



John Bottega

Principal, Data Management Advisory Services, LLC Senior Advisor, Chief Data Officer Forum

EDM Council

John is a member of the 2017 North American Financial Information Summit Advisory Board - view the list of all 12 esteemed board members by clicking here

John Bottega is a senior strategy and data management executive with more than 35 years of experience in the industry. Over his career, John has held various positions in supporting a firm's data management functions. From 2006 to 2014, John held the title of Chief Data Office in both the private and public sectors, serving as CDO for Citi and Bank of America, and holding the post of CDO for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Today, John is the Principal and Managing Member of his own consulting firm, Data Management Advisory Services, LLC, and is Senior Advisor & Consultant for the Enterprise Data Management Council, where he is responsible for the Council's CDO Forum and Data Management Best Practices activity and their Data Capability Assessment Model (DCAM) training program.
As the former Chief Data Officer at Bank of America, John was responsible for driving the enterprise data management strategy. This included championing the data management policy and standards, establishing and operationalizing data governance, working with technology to define the data platform, infrastructure and tool simplification, and supporting the bank's data scientist team in their efforts to drive improved information analytics.
As the Chief Data Officer for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (FRBNY), John worked with domestic and foreign regulators on financial sector data management and data quality. While at FRBNY, John led the effort to define and establish the LEI (Legal Entity Identifier), a global information standard for unique entity identification, key to enabling and strengthening systemic risk analysis in support of global financial stability. John also served as a Senior Advisor to the Director of the Office of Financial Research (OFR), an agency established by the Dodd-Frank Act within the US Department of the Treasury, responsible for the analysis and monitoring of industry-wide systemic risk.
As Chief Data Officer for Citigroup's Corporate and Investment Banking John defined their data management improvement strategy and roadmap. He led an effort that reduced the bank's BASEL capital risk exposure through improved data quality initiatives, resulting in significant bottom line savings to the firm.
John has been a frequent speaker for over 17 years at industry conferences and industry symposiums. He is currently a member of the US Treasury Department's Financial Research Advisory Committee to the OFR, a member of the Executive Advisory Board of NewVantage Partners, a member of the Wall Street & Technology Reader Advisory Board, and a member of the Board of Directors of ACTUS, a non-for-profit association focused on the improvement of systemic risk monitoring and financial market transparency.

Brian Buzzelli

SVP, Head of Data Governance


Brian is a member of the 2017 North American Financial Information Summit Advisory Board - view the list of all 12 esteemed board members by clicking here

Mr. Buzzelli is Senior Vice President and Head of Data Governance for Acadian, a quantitative institutional asset management firm specializing in active global, emerging and frontier investments utilizing sophisticated analytical models and specialized research expertise. He has primary responsibility for data governance policies, standards, data quality measurement, and alignment of data taxonomy, dictionary and meta-data management. With more than 20 years of leadership experience in prior roles including: Executive Director, Head of Enterprise Data Management, Americas responsible for Nomura's client reference and product data as well as market data commercial vendor management supporting the U.S. and global broker dealer operations. Vice President, Americas Head for Thomson Reuters Enterprise Pricing and Reference Data business and strategic roles as Business Architect and Cross-Segment Product Manager for Mellon's Global Asset Services division. He began his financial career at Federated Investors and is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Information and Decision Systems and holds two Master degrees; Management of Information Systems and an MBA in Finance from the Katz Business School at the University of Pittsburgh.

Ludwig D'Angelo

Executive Director


Ludwig D'Angelo manages strategy for Global Asset Pricing and Instrument Reference Data at JP Morgan. In this role he manages all global and cross line of business initiatives relating to pricing and reference data as well as any industry initiatives in which the bank is engaged. Previously at JP Morgan he was the North American Regional Head for Trading Technology. He has over 32 years of experience in financial services including front office, risk management, operations, technology and marketing. He has previously held senior positions at Swiss Bank Corp, Bankers Trust, Reuters as well as KPMG Consulting and CAPCO where he was a practice leader in trading technology. He is a frequent lecturer on Securities and Derivatives topics in industry and academia. Early in his career, he was a professional options trader for Oppenheimer & Company. He earned his MBA in Finance from Fordham University Graduate School of Business and his BBA in Management Information Systems from Pace University. He is a former Chairman of the FISD Executive Committee, a global association of exchanges, vendors and consumers of financial information and a current board member of EDM Council, a global association of enterprise data professionals. He was winner of the 2013 FTF News award for Operations Executive of the Year.

William (Bill) Murphy

Chief Technology Office


Bill will be moderating the C Level Panel Discussion

William (Bill) Murphy is a Senior Managing Director and the Chief Technology Officer at Blackstone, leading the Blackstone Innovations and Infrastructure team. Mr. Murphy is responsible for the firm's technology efforts. Prior to joining Blackstone in 2011, Mr. Murphy was founding Chief Technology Officer for Capital IQ. Mr. Murphy was responsible for overseeing all product design, development, infrastructure and technology support and was involved with all operations of the business. Before Capital IQ, Mr. Murphy led teams at Sapient, delivering solutions for large clients primarily in financial services. He received a BSE in Computer Science from the University of Pennsylvania.


Meltem Kilicoglu

Data Strategy Leader, Data Strategy, Architecture & Transformation


Meltem Kilicoglu is a data management professional with over 23 years of experience in the financial services industry. Through her work on both the consumer and vendor sides, she has led programs and teams towards developing and maturing data strategies and processes, delivered data and technology products and solutions to market, and successfully deployed them in consumer firms.

As Data Strategy Leader at Wells Fargo, she oversees customer data strategy and alignment, strategy governance, and oversight as part of the Enterprise Data & Analytics Strategy team. EDA's primary focus is on leveraging data as a strategic asset across the enterprise. Data is critical to Wells Fargo's continued success at deepening relationships with our customers, meeting our commitment to satisfy our customers' financial needs and responding to regulatory and risk management requirements.

Prior to this role, Meltem was the head of Business Advisory and Compliance, Market Data Services (MDS) at Wells Fargo, overseeing a team responsible for assisting line of business partners optimize their market data spend by choosing products and services that best met their needs and budgets, understanding and managing their usage and costs and ensuring that usage of market data was compliant to the underlying agreements for those services.

Prior to joining Wells Fargo in 2010, Meltem worked as a market and reference data consultant and product manager delivering products and solutions and executing projects aimed at selecting, integrating, and managing market and reference data for financial and regulatory institutions. She worked extensively with market data vendors and was employed at UBS and, prior to UBS, at Thomson Reuters for more than 10 years, most recently as the head of Enterprise Product Management for Data Scope Fixed Income and Corporate Actions products.

Meltem holds a BSc. in Industrial Engineering and an MBA in Finance and International Business and is a certified Financial Information Associate (FIA) from Financial & Information Services Association (FISD). She lives and works in New York City.



Tarundeep Dhot

Director, Advanced Analytics


Tarun is a member of the 2017 North American Financial Information Summit Advisory Board - view the list of all 12 esteemed board members by clicking here

Tarun Dhot is the Director of Advanced Analytics at the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC). Tarun leads a group of Data Scientists that specialize in deriving insight from CIBC's large unstructured and structured information sources using advanced analytical techniques. Previously, Tarun held leadership roles in Decision Science, Fraud Strategy and Operations within CIBC. He holds a Master's degree in Computer Science specializing in Artificial Intelligence and a Bachelors in Electrical Engineering. Tarun is a Lean and Six Sigma Certified Professional. Tarun has previously collaborated with multiple research organizations including the Los Alamos National Laboratory and Google.

Lila Gordem

Market Data Sourcing Manager


Lila is a member of the 2017 North American Financial Information Summit Advisory Board - view the list of all 12 esteemed board members by clicking here

I currently work in the Strategy and Sourcing division at Credit Suisse as the Market Data Sourcing Category Lead. My goal is to be a trusted partner for internal stakeholders on all Market data strategic sourcing activities by delivering optimally priced, risk mitigated third party supplier contracts that support key business activities and generate revenue for the firm. I have been at Credit Suisse for 18 years, always in the Market Data arena. My previous roles include Regional lead of Market Data, Market Data Business Analyst, and Market Data Finance team lead. Prior to Credit Suisse, I worked as a Process Engineer for Kvaerner and Honeywell. I have a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Cooper Union in Chemical Engineering.

Thomas Dunlap

Global Head of Reference Data Operations


Tom is a member of the 2017 North American Financial Information Summit Advisory Board - view the list of all 12 esteemed board members by clicking here

Tom is global head of Reference Data Operations and the Salt Lake City head of Operations Data Quality Management. He serves as co-chair of the Pricing Consistency Governance Group and as a member of the firm's Federal Reporting Oversight Committee, the Private Wealth Management Valuation Committee, and the Operations Division's Data Quality Management Committee and Financial Reform Steering Group. Tom is co-sponsor of the Salt Lake City Veterans Network. Previously, Tom was based in Hong Kong, where he was head of Asia Regulatory and Tax Operations from 2009 to 2011. He had regional oversight for the Asia Operations Risk Management, Asia Operations Project Services and Asia Operations Technology Strategy groups. In 2008, Tom was head of Private Wealth Management International Operations. Prior to holding these responsibilities, he managed various Private Wealth Management Operations functions while based in Salt Lake City from 2002 to 2007. Tom joined Goldman Sachs in 2000 within Investment Management Operations in New York and was named managing director in 2010. Prior to joining the firm, Tom was a vice president in the Worldwide Securities Services division at Citibank. Tom serves on the Board of Directors of the Enterprise Data Management Council and the Guadalupe School. Tom earned a BA in Economics from Columbia University.

Nancy Selph

COO, Deutsche Bank Labs & Data Governance, Chief Data Office, Strategy & Innovation


Additional Speakers

Nicole Wadlinger

PMP | VP, U.S. OCDO Head of Data Governance, Communication and Knowledge Transfer & Data Management Program


Nicole will be speaking on the 09.30 Assessing firm-wide data strategy and meeting business requirements panel


Julia Bardmesser

Head of Data Quality Management, Americas


Julia Bardmesser is the Head of Data Quality Management - Americas in Deutsche Bank's Chief Data Office. The goal of Data Quality Management program at Deutsche is to make data quality core to how all business is managed by creating a culture of self-regulation for data quality.

Julia has over twenty years of experience in data management, data governance, data architecture and cross-platform solution delivery in the financial industry. Prior to joining Deutsche Bank Julia was a Global Lead for Business Data Management at Citi. She was responsible for defining requirements for the implementation of consistent and controlled approach to the development and use of enterprise information assets and critical data elements across Citi.

Julia also worked at FINRA, Freddie Mac, Thomson Financial Services, Bear Stearns and Bloomberg L.P.

Julia has a Master of Arts degree in Economics from the New York University.

Atreya Chatterjee

Market Risk


Atreya is speaking on the FRTB session

As part of JPM's Market Risk Basel Group, my current responsibilities include looking at potential modeling approaches and challenges related to Internal Models under FRTB. This encompasses both internal strategies and planning, and also external advocacy as part of the various industry working groups. In addition, I also have oversight responsibilities for current B2.5 Market Risk Capital models and in the past, I have held roles in Market Risk Regulatory Capital Policy and also, the production and reporting of JPM's B2.5 Market Risk Capital. Outside of Market Risk Capital, my experience includes stints in the Planning & Analysis function of JPM's Credit Portfolio Group, the Credit Risk Management team for American Express' US Consumer Cards portfolio, and in developing automotive control algorithms for General Motors' R&D laboratories. I hold a Master's degree in Engineering from the North Carolina State University, and a MBA for the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Ellen (Robinson) Gentile

Assistant Vice President, Data Quality Manager & Data Steward


Ellen is speaking on the data governance panel session

Ellen Gentile is the data quality manager for the SMBC Americas Division of Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation. Ellen has over 20 years of experience in the financial services sector and has worked in various capacities for companies such as Cowan & Company, Morgan Stanley, Bank of America, Banc of America Securities and Pershing, LLC. As SMBC's data quality manager, Ellen works assiduously to establish and implement all facets of a comprehensive data quality program at the SMBC Americas division.

Prior to managing SMBC's data quality, Ellen championed the use of qualified data as a core enterprise resource supporting decision makers. To best deliver and monitor quality of service and information, Ellen established and set enterprise standards through operational quality scorecard products at Pershing, LLC. The quality based products she managed provided the much needed insight and transparency clients require to manage and grow their businesses.



Barry Raskin

Managing Director


Barry Raskin joined Jordan & Jordan (J&J) in January 2016 as Managing Director of Management Consulting. After a 28 year career as the Managing Director of the Americas for SIX Financial Information and a similar role at GBST, a financial software firm, Barry joined Jordan & Jordan. J&J is the premier financial technology company providing regulatory, market data and trading solutions across the securities industry. Barry's extensive industry experience and network across all disciplines, enables him to provide J&J's clients with a wide range of consultative services based on clients' requirements. Barry is a member of the Inside Market Data Hall of Fame, has been a frequent industry panelist and speaker and holds a Bachelor of Science from Cornell University and an MBA in Finance from the University of Buffalo.

Mark Januszka

Vice President, Regional Head of Market Data


With over 20 years in the market data world, I have experience on both the client and vendor side, in technical support , and most recently working on the commercial side. In my current role, I manage the relationships with all of our market data vendors, insuring the contracts are the best we can get, and working with the vendors to provide the best service to the user community. In light of the economic situation, I work closely with the business management to insure they get the most for their money.

Robin Doyle

Managing Director, Office of Regulatory Affairs


ROBIN DOYLE has worked at J.P. Morgan Chase for over 20 years and is currently Managing Director, Office of Regulatory Affairs, where she is responsible for developing strategic responses to a broad array of regulatory initiatives, analyzing the impact of regulatory proposals, developing the firm's positions and preparing for the implementation of final rules. Ms. Doyle also spent over seven years as the Chief Financial Officer for Corporate Risk reporting to the firm's Chief Risk Officer and has worked in JPMC's Chase Home Finance business unit and managed the Firm's Accounting Policies Group. Prior to joining J.P. Morgan Chase, Robin worked for Midlantic National Bank, KPMG Peat Marwick, and Prudential Insurance Company.

Ms. Doyle is on the Board of Directors of the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation and has been on the Board of NJ Junior Achievement and Easter Seal of New Jersey. She is a member of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, the New York Clearing House, and the Risk Management Association.

Ms. Doyle has an MBA in Finance from The Graduate School of Management, Rutgers University; a BS in Accounting from Rutgers, The State University; and is certified as a CPA in the State of NJ.


Glenn Peipert

Head of Transformation Management Office, Chief Data Officer, Investments


Glenn is speaking on the 09.30 data leaders session

Jean-Pascal Chauvet

CTO of Equities


JP is speaking on the 11.55 analytics panel

Stephen (Steffin) Harris

Senior Vice President, Head of Enterprise Data Strategy, Architecture & Transformation


Stephen is speaking on the 09.30 data leaders panel

Steve Ziemer

Former Senior Director of Data Distributions

(Former) TIAA-CREF

Kevin Hopkins

Director- Market Data Commercial Management


Kevin is speaking on the 10.55 outlook for market data panel

Kevin Hopkins has worked at Barclays for 7 years and is currently Director, Global Head of Market Data Commercial Management, where his team is responsible for vendor contracts and relationships. Kevin has worked in the financial industry since his sophomore year of college, working part time in operations at Merrill Lynch and moving to voice communications upon graduation. Kevin later moved to Prudential Securities as a Voice Telecomm Analyst and eventually to Prudential Equity Group. Kevin worked at Prudential for 20 years in a variety of Distributed Technology and Market Data project and people management roles. In 2007 upon closure of Prudential Equity Group where he was at time managing market data, desktop and trading support, Kevin moved on to Lehman Brothers as a Deal Manager and migrated over to Barclays as a Market Data Vendor Manager in 2008 , where he was subsequently promoted to US Commercial Team Lead before moving into his current role. Kevin graduated from St. Francis College (Brooklyn) with a degree in Business Management and later obtained a PMP certification.




Joseph Turso

Vice President of Product Management

The SmartStream Reference Data Utility

Joseph is speaking on the 10.55 outlook for reference data panel

Joseph Turso is Vice President of Product Management for the SmartStream Reference Data Utility responsible for developing data utility solutions for the financial industry. He has over 25 years of experience in Securities Reference Data supporting and implementing data solutions for buy side and investment banks. Prior to joining SmartStream in 2013, he was an Executive Director at Morgan Stanley for 18 years. For most of this tenure he worked in the Enterprise Data Group with roles in Program Management, Business Analysis, Data Operations and Market Data Sourcing. He was also a Director in the Enterprise Data group at Bank of America / Merrill Lynch managing their securities and pricing data. He was also a Director in the Data Management Group at Citadel LLC.

Roger Fahy

Vice President and Chief Operating Officer


Roger is speaking on the 10.55 outlook for reference data panel

Roger Fahy is Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of CUSIP Global Services (CGS), which administers the CUSIP numbering system and the CUSIP International Numbering System (CINS) for the United States, Canada, and various global territories under contract to the American Bankers Association. Roger is responsible for the global growth of the CGS business units including: global data operations, product support and development, the ANNA Service Bureau product lines, and our derivative classification feeds and terminal products, including credit derivatives, syndicated loans and private placement services. Roger is focused on the significant expansion of CGS's services and presence in the Americas, EMEA and APAC.

For the past 5 years, Roger has been accountable for managing, developing, maintaining and enhancing Credit Ratings solutions and Cross Reference Services.

Roger joined Standard & Poor's in 1998 as Municipal Research Analyst in Standard & Poor's Securities Evaluations Group. He was appointed Director of the Securities Evaluations Research group in 2006 before moving on to manage Standard & Poor's Cross Reference Services group. In 2010 Roger assumed responsibility for RatingsXpress Credit Ratings, RatingsXpress Credit Research and Credit Wire. He led a successful multi-year initiative to synchronize and deliver S&P Ratings content over S&P Global Market Intelligence's Enterprise delivery system, orchestrating global coordination and education for regional leads and technology, sales, product and operations teams. Roger also served as a voting member of S&P Ratings Release Governance Committee, a committee of senior level executives from S&P Ratings and S&P Global Market Intelligence tasked with reducing franchise and operational risk, contributing to McGraw-Hill Financials's risk management policies.

Roger is Six Sigma Green Belt and Pragmatic Marketing certified. He holds a B.B.A. in International Business from Iona College.






Keith Lubell

Chief Technology Officer


Keith is speaking on the 11.55 analytics panel

Keith Lubell is Chief Technology Officer at Berkery Noyes. Since 2002, Keith has been developing an application and database of the Mergers and Acquisitions marketplace, encompassing more than 47,000 transactions and 123,000 companies in the software and information industry, including a toolset to understand business models and identify short and long-term trends. Berkery Noyes uses this application to generate market reports and to host live access to the data via http://mandasoft.com. Prior to Berkery Noyes, Keith worked as Director of Application Development at Valinor - Ikon Office Solutions, where he obtained certifications as a Microsoft Certified Solution Developer, Microsoft Certified System Engineer and Microsoft Certified Trainer. Earlier in his career, Keith worked on radar training simulators for Electronic Warfare Environments for the Department of Defense. As an inventor, Keith holds a US patent for a "Method of Displaying Enhanced Three-Dimensional Images," and has published in Microsoft Certified Professional Magazine and American Journal of Physics. Keith earned a B.A. degree in Physics from Middlebury College.

Thomas Angelo

Digital Collaboration Services Director


Thomas is speaking on the 11.55 analytics panel

Hany Farag

Senior Director- Quantitative Solutions, Capital Markets Risk Management


Hany is speaking on the 11.55 modelling risk factors panel

Hany Farag is Senior Director and Head of Risk Methodology and Analytics at Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC). Prior to his current position he was a partner at Eastmoor Capital Partners, LLP; Managing Director and Head of FX Statistical Arbitrage at CIBC; and Head of Quantitative Research at OANDA Corporation. Prior to his industry positions he was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Caltech and at Rice University. He holds a PhD in Mathematical Analysis from Yale, a MS in Theoretical Physics from Yale, and a BSC in Electrical and Communication Engineering from Ain Shams.

Wei Zhu

MD, Global Head of Market Risk Analytics


Wei Zhu is speaking on the 11.55 modelling risk factors panel

Wei Zhu is a Managing Director in Citi's Institutional Client Group's (ICG) Risk Analytics group, where he heads the global Market Risk Analytics team with oversight on counterparty credit risk modelling team. After joining Citi in 2001, he has been focusing on building quantitative models to capture market risk and counterparty credit risk, for the purpose of both internal risk management and regulatory capital calculation. Mr. Zhu received his BS in Physics from Fudan University, and his PhD in Physics from New York University. He is also a CFA charter holder since 2004.

Rodion Pryazhentsev

Global Head of Business Management


Rodion is moderating the 2.10 Reg-Tech panel

Rodion Pryazhentsev, Strategy Executive, J.P. Morgan Chase

Rodion Pryazhentsev is currently based in New York Headquarters and leads tech related efforts associated with Department of Labor Fiduciary Rule Changes and its impacts on the Consumer Bank Wealth Management business. Prior to his current role in the Consumer Bank, he was a Chief of Staff in the Asset Pricing & Reference Data Operations of J.P. Morgan Corporate & Investment Bank responsible for multi year strategic initiatives and people agenda. He has over 17 years of global experience and has held senior positions in Operations, Client Service, Business and Program Management.
Originally from Russia and having worked in several locations, Rodion is a speaker of five foreign languages. He and his son reside in New York City.

Joseph Lodato

Chief Compliance Officer


Joe is speaking on the 2.10 Reg-Tech panel

As a Executive, with more than two decades of fast-track leadership experience in the financial services industry, Joe Lodato offers a comprehensive understanding of the issues, trends, challenges and solutions facing leaders in today's dynamic and volatile financial services organizations.

Joe's career success is based on strong and decisive leadership, combined with the ability to bridge the divide between technology and business and ensure alignment with corporate objectives delivered through technology.

In Managing Director and Chief Operating roles, Joe led the successful integration of technology with financial and operations processes to ensure compliance and drive productivity across all levels of the organization, and in a variety of settings, from startup organizations to large global services organizations, including Bank of America, Lehman Brothers, Barclays Capital and AllianceBernstein.

Joe earned his degree in finance from the Lublin School of Business at Pace University in New York City and presently is the Chief Compliance Officer at Guggenheim Securities.

Alex Tsigutkin



Alex is speaking on the 2.10 Reg-Tech panel

Alexander Tsigutkin is the CEO of Axiom Software Laboratories (AxiomSL). AxiomSL is the global leader in regulatory reporting and risk management solutions to top financial institutions worldwide. The strategic data-driven solution enables financial institutions to meet the requirements for regulatory reporting across multiple regulators and jurisdictions on a single platform.

A successful business leader and entrepreneur, Alex founded AxiomSL in 1991 and designed the original framework and foundation for development of an enterprise-wide risk management, regulatory reporting and data management solutions. He invented and patented dynamic approach to managing data for risk management and regulatory reporting applications. Alex oversees the strategic direction of AxiomSL products and services to best serve its financial industry clients around the world.

As an expert in Regulatory Reporting and Risk Management, Alex is a frequent speaker at technology and financial industry forums worldwide, addressing topics such as dealing with changes in regulatory and risk management space, achieving transparency across enterprise, financial control, data warehousing and bank regulatory issues.
Alex has earned a B.S. degree from Yeshiva University and a M.S. Information Technology and Business degree from Politechnic University in New York . He is married and has three children.


Rick Aiere

IT Manager


Rick will be speaking on the 2.35 machine learning panel

Rick Aiere currently works at AIG in the Corporate Business IT function for Enterprise Risk Management. He has over 20 years of experience in technology most of it in the financial industry providing data management solutions. As an industry expert and thought leader, he has provided a unique perspective and approach to define the architecture for data sourcing in his former role at Credit Suisse. As enterprise architect, he has proposed and implemented simplified strategic architectural solutions, defined global standards and led a team to build a framework for data sourcing. Rick has extensive experience in capital markets including trade data management, data governance, front to back trade flows, reference data, master data management, enterprise risk management and equities regulatory compliance.

Thomas Mavroudis

Global Head of Data Governance


Tom is moderating the 2.45 data governance panel

Tom Mavroudis is an accomplished Data Management and IT professional with over 20 years of management experience. He is considered a thought leader in the Data Management space and has built the Global Data Management practices at two of the largest financial institutions. His experience spans managing bank consolidations and conversions, global IT transformation and Innovation initiatives, as well as standing up Centers of Excellence around Data management, Operations and Technology services.
He spearheaded the Basel II Data Quality reporting to the Board of Directors as well as developed targeted Corporate KPIs which were used to manage the Liquidity and Capital Ratio of the firm. He also built the global Big Data Shared service supporting advanced analytics to effect expense reduction and revenue growth.

Takayoshi Wiesner

Executive Director, Global Capital Markets


Takayoshi will be speaking on the 4.35 data science panel

Takayoshi Wiesner is a Vice President in Global Capital Markets at Morgan Stanley. He is a desk strategist in the Morgan Stanley Strats & Modeling (MSSM) team, which provides revenue-generating activities that are centered on financial analytics.

Previously, he was a Vice President at Mizuho Bank where he led credit modeling efforts as a portfolio risk manager for both credit trading portfolios and the banking book loan portfolio.

He also currently serves as a Subject Matter Expert for PRMIA's Risk Culture Group and Risk Capital and RAROC Group.

He has a Master's degree in Statistics from Columbia University, a Master's degree in Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences from Columbia University and a Bachelor's degree in Economics with the Highest Distinction from University of California, San Diego.

Ayana Cavelle Richards

VP, Data Governance Delivery Manager, US Chief Data Office


Over 10 years as a Data practitioner between Health Insurance and Finance industries covering regulatory reporting, business intelligence, data quality and analysis, data stewardship, data architecture, drafting/vetting EDM Policies and strategies. Creator of the MUFG Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Data Management Office and currently BCBS and CCAR Data Governor in the HSBC US Chief Data Office.

Nicole De Santis

SVP/Associate General Counsel


Nicole is speaking on the 2.10 managing client data panel

Nicole M. De Santis, Esq. is an accomplished financial services and bank regulatory lawyer with experience across multiple wholesale and retail bank disciplines. She currently serves as Senior Vice President & Associate General Counsel for Rabobank, N.A., part of The Rabobank Group, a large, global "co-op" financial institution based in Utrecht, the Netherlands, with a wholesale office in New York and 100 branch retail bank in California. Ms. De Santis is an active member of many Bank Committees, including Vendor Management, Wealth Management and Security/Privacy and she also has primary Legal oversight for Corporate Governance matters and global regulatory initiatives with a focus on ensuring that Bank agreements, policies and projects are in compliance with European parent company mandates and the expectations of U.S. regulators. She has an avid interest in the EU's "Right to be Forgotten" doctrine and the EU's upcoming implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") and she enjoys writing and speaking on several Bank regulatory topics with an effort to make convoluted subjects simple and easy to understand. Ms. De Santis is a licensed Attorney in New York, California, Michigan and Florida.

Abhijit Shinde

Director, Head of Data Governance & Quality


Abhijit is Director of Solution Delivery and Head of Data Governance and Quality at ITI Data. With 12 years of experience in data governance and quality, Abhijit works closely and collaboratively with Chief Data Officers and business teams to design the most efficient, scalable and business-focused solutions across multiple technologies and platforms, including support for BCBS 239. He has worked with clients such as Citibank, JPMorgan Chase and Morgan Stanley, where he played an integral role of translating their business needs into high-value governance, quality and data management solutions. Prior to joining ITI in 2011, Mr. Shinde served as a Consultant at Wipro Technologies.

ITI is an industry-leading information and data management solutions firm for the world's largest banks, financial services and healthcare companies. Founded in 1999, they have a proven track record of delivering enterprise-level applications to their clients facing the largest data volumes and the most complex data management requirements. Headquartered in One World Trade Center in New York City, ITI has over 400 employees across 10 branch and satellite offices in key global, financial services markets including London, Singapore, Mexico and Australia.

Neeraj Hegde

Vice President


Neeraj is speaking on the 2.45 machine learning panel

Neeraj Hegde has more than 16 years of technology experience in development and architecture roles in the financial services industry focusing on low latency trading systems, risk management, pricing and analytic systems.

He is the Senior Quantitative strategy developer for Societe Generale's risk trading business in the global equities division of the bank. He focuses on systematic and quantitative trading strategy, architecture, design and build, business engagement and project delivery of the technology used in the principal program trading business.

Neeraj joined Societe Generale in 2011 from Bank Of America, where he held a number of roles in Electronic Trading and led the Equities technology for the Global Proprietary Trading group. He has also held positions at JPMorgan, Lehman Brothers, Merrill Lynch and AIG.


Marc Alvarez

Chief Data Officer


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Josh Axelrad

Market Data Analysis & Management team lead


Josh is speaking on the 2.45 data governance panel

Josh is the leader of the Credit Suisse Market Data Analysis & Management (MDAM) team responsible for governance of end of day market data. In this role his team implements policies, standards, and data quality checks to ensure high quality data feeds into end of day processes. Additionally, the MDAM team looks to refine the universe of market data to be as concise and accurate as possible. Previous to this role, Josh was the application owner for Credit Suisse's golden store of end of day market data. In this role he managed an end to end delivery team of project managers, business analysts, developers, and quality assurance specialists based out of multiple sites around the world. Josh has a degree in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University.

Stuart Tarmy

VP, Sales and Marketing


Stuart Tarmy brings over 20 years of experience as a GM and head of sales, marketing and product management for leading global financial service technology, ecommerce, data management and predictive analytics (Big Data) companies. He has held senior executive roles with Fiserv, Albridge Solutions (acquired by Pershing/BNY Mellon), MasterCard, and McKinsey & Company. Stuart earned an MBA from the Yale School of Management, a MS in Electrical Engineering from Duke University, and a Sc.B. with Honors in Electrical Engineering from Brown University.

Thomas Angelo

Digital Collaboration Services Director


T.J. Angelo currently leads the Collaboration Services team under Digital Workplace Technology within Client Technology Services. His current responsibilities within this role include defining strategic direction and service ownership for collaborative solutions across the BNY Mellon enterprise including team digital collaboration, social networking, mobile computing and user experience design, consumer social media strategy, and seamless integration of the productivity products, services and tools that ultimately define the overall end user experience across the corporation. Initiatives currently in focus include program management of enterprise content management renovations, cloud computing strategies and next generation productivity. In additional to strategic initiatives, T.J. is responsible for product management, continuous improvement and incremental enhancements to all of the products and services which fall under the Collaboration Services suite. Furthermore, T.J. maintains management responsibilities for the global Collaboration Services team, consulting resources and vendor relationships for third party products and services currently being leveraged while overseeing ongoing maintenance and support of the collaborative environments and managing end user training, guidance and communications.

T.J. currently serves as the Director of the Financial Services Division of the Project Management Institute's Pittsburgh Chapter. Within this role, T.J. manages the Financial Services Program while directing the monthly chapter meetings, conducting and coordinating project management related seminars and presentations and helps to coordinate learning, information sharing and networking opportunities for project managers within the Financial Services industry in the Pittsburgh area. T.J. has earned and maintains his Project Management Professional Certification through the PMI and is an active member of the PMI Pittsburgh Community.

Additionally, T.J. actively participates in mentoring programs both as a mentee and as a mentor primarily for Technology Leadership Development Program associates and Global Client Technology Services interns.

T.J. joined BNY Mellon as a member of the Software Engineering Residency Program in 2006. During the program, he completed rotations related to software development, business analysis, enterprise architecture and project management within Asset Servicing Technology, Enterprise Solutions, Distributed Systems, and Corporate Information Systems groups. Upon completion of the program, T.J. assumed a role as an enterprise project manager within the IT Chief Administrative Office reporting to the IT CAO where he spent almost two years managing Corporate and IT wide technology and administrative projects.

Prior to his joining BNY Mellon, T.J. had worked as a software developer and solutions engineer for US Steel, Sony, and SoftGenetics. T.J. graduated from the Schreyer's Honors College of the Pennsylvania State University with a BS in Computer Science and a minor in Engineering Entrepreneurship in 2006.


Ken Krupa

Chief Technology Officer, Enterprise


Ken is speaking on the 2.45 data governance panel

Ken Krupa
Chief Technology Officer, Enterprise - MarkLogic

With 25 years of professional IT experience, Ken Krupa has a unique breadth and depth of expertise within nearly all aspects of IT architecture. Prior to joining MarkLogic, Ken consulted at some of the largest North American Financial institutions during difficult economic times, advising senior and C-level executives. Prior to that, he consulted with Sun Microsystems as a direct partner and also served as Chief Architect of GFI Group, a Wall St. inter-dealer brokerage. Although his work primarily involves high-level technology strategy, Ken remains an active hands-on engineer. In 2005, Ken was awarded patent #6,915,304 - "System and method for converting an XML data structure into a relational database."

Today Ken continues to pursue both individual and community-based engineering activities. Current intellectual pursuits involve community science as well as the study of applying purely declarative, rules-based logic frameworks to complex business and IT problems.

Ken holds a B.S.C.S from the State University of New York, Albany.


Victor Tewari

Senior Technology Officer, CM Institutional & Corp Banking Technology


Victor is moderating the 4.35 data science panel
Victor Tewari, PMP

Victor currently serves as a Senior Technology officer at the Bank Of Montreal (BMO). Servicing Global Capital Markets & Client Services Divisions; Victor and his team have accomplished the following since June of 2014:

• Implemented the global Client LifeCycle Management platform (Fenergo) for Capital Markets;
• Standardized customer data capture, enhanced regulatory and compliance controls and visibility over the Client On-Boarding process for North America & Europe.
• Reporting / reconciliation to support a broad range of regulatory processes (Volcker, IIROC, FATCA, DFA, CTR, etc.)
• Digitized the Legal Agreements Platform for Capital Markets
• Established eSignature solution for all of Compliance, Legal and Client Onboarding platforms.

Victor's recent focus has now shifted and he's become the Lead Solutions Architect and Supplier Manager for the firms' Capital Markets Client Data Strategy Program. The effort is targeted to complete in Oct '17.
The effort will merge various federated client customer "golden" sources onto one centralized platform, with the aim to "match & merge" customer information with trade detail and credit risk information. The effort will also provide greater line of sight to counterparty hierarchy, credit risk exposure, reduce operational risk & produce greater operating efficiencies of core client information. The bottom line business results will produce a vehicle where we can increase revenue generation through up-sell and cross-sell opportunities with clients.

In addition to the Client Data Strategy focus; Victor is also exploring and designing a CM "Big Data" Data Science solution. Various business use cases revolving around Data Discovery and Data Analytics has driven needs to implement the correct Hadoop/Big Data ecosystem model. The model needs to fully leverage or existing enterprise "Big Data" architecture but also help address current gaps. The main focus in this effort is to address scalable, "time to market" and performance while keeping "Total Cost of Ownership" at the lowest point possible.

Victor has a Computer Science & Math degree from the College of New Jersey; He possesses a PMP certification and also has obtained continued learning certificates from Columbia University and New York University.

Prior to BMO; Victor's career has provided the following experiences:

• Nomura Securities (2009-2014) - Regional Head of US Client Reference Data Technology - Vice President
• CIBC World Markets (1999-2009) -Regional Head of US Global Operations Web Technologies - Director
• Mellon Bank - (1997 - 1999)Technology Head
• Moore Capital Management (1997 - 1997) - Trade Floor Technology Lead
• PaineWebber/UBS - (1994 1997) Financial Technology Specialist

Jenna J. Ahn

Vice President, Data Science, Corporate & Investment Bank


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Andrew Reeve

Global Commercial Director and Head of APAC

ICAP Information

Andrew joined Tullett Prebon Information in July, 2008 as Head of Asia Pacific and now runs both the TPI and ICAP Information divisions. He has been responsible for spearheading the Group’s market leading growth in the region.  ICAP Information provides the financial community with independent market data from the OTC financial markets including Rates, Money and FX, Fixed Income, Volatility, Commodities and Energy.  Prior to joining, Andrew spent more than a decade at Reuters in a range of support, product and commercial roles in Sydney, Singapore and Japan.  He regularly speaks on panels and industry discussions to provide thought leadership on topics such as market data, compliance and regulation, especially in the area of over-the-counter derivatives markets.  With a degree in economics from Macquarie University in Sydney, Andrew is married with three children, and lives in Sydney.


David Saul

Senior Vice President and Chief Scientist


David will be speaking on the 4.35 data science panel

David Saul is senior vice president and chief scientist at State Street Corporation, reporting to the chief information officer. In this role, he is responsible for proposing and assessing new advanced technologies for the organization as well as evaluating technologies already in use at State Street and their likely evolution in order to reinforce the organization's leadership position in financial services.

Mr. Saul previously was chief information security officer, where he oversaw State Street's corporate information security program, controls and technology.

Prior to that, he managed State Street's Office of Architecture, where he was responsible for the overall enterprise technology, data and security architecture of the corporation. Mr. Saul joined State Street in 1992 after 15 years with IBM's Cambridge Scientific Center, where he managed innovations in operating systems virtualization, multiprocessing, networking and personal computers.

Mr. Saul serves as a trustee of the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. In 2007 he was honored with a Computerworld Premier 100 IT Leader Award.

American Banker named Mr. Saul as one of its Top Innovators of 2013 for his work on data semantics and standards.

Mr. Saul holds bachelors and master's degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology


John Ahrendt

Senior Vice President, Enterprise Data and Analytics


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John Ahrendt manages the Data & Analytics Product team within the Enterprise Data & Analytics group at Wells Fargo & Company, focused on delivering a world-class customer experience and business results through generation of customer and business insight and innovative application of data capabilities.

Under John's leadership, the team's responsibilities include the major data and business intelligence platforms, business applications and analytical solutions. This includes data and analytics product development and delivery, supporting product management, credit management, risk management, operations, marketing, service, channels and other key business processes. In addition, John's team provides program leadership for customer experience data initiatives.

John has been with Wells Fargo since 2002 and has 30 years of experience in the financial services industry, with the last 20 years specifically in the data warehouse and business intelligence field.

Prior to joining Wells Fargo, John was the Director of Customer Information Systems at E*TRADE and prior to that, he was Director of Decision Support Applications at Bank of America. Earlier in his career, John was with Security Pacific Corporation and Citicorp, holding various management positions in Information Technology, Service Quality and Finance.

John resides in San Francisco and has a BS Degree in Business Administration from the University of South Dakota.


Stephane Dubois

Founder and Chief Executive Officer


Stephane Dubois - Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Nominated for FTF News Fintech Person of the Year and recently named for the second year to Institutional Investor's Tech 50 list of financial visionaries and innovators, Stephane Dubois is a recognized financial data industry executive who founded Xignite to pioneer market data in the cloud. Stephane Dubois is a well-known fintech thought leader and is frequently quoted in publications, including Forbes, MarketsMedia, WallStreet & Technology, Financial News, Bob's Guide, Inside Reference Data, and Venture Capital Journal. He has spoken at numerous fintech events around the world, including Finovate, FinDEVr, Bank Innovation, Next Money, World Exchange Conf., World Finance Information Conf. and The Money Conference. Prior to founding Xignite, Stephane was Vice President of Product Management at Advent Software, the leading provider of software solutions for the investment management industry. Prior to Advent, Stephane held senior product and marketing management positions at Walker Interactive Systems and Oracle Corporation. Stephane holds an MS in Management from M.I.T. Sloan School of Management and MS and BS degrees in international management from the MBA Institute in Paris.

Deepika Mahajan

Global Head of Data Governance & Quality


Deepika heads the Data Governance & Quality function at S&P Global, a leading Ratings, Data and Analytics provider in the financial services industry. She has over 18 years of experience across global financial markets in Asia and the US, in the credit risk, business and data management domains. During her 11 year tenure at S&P Global, she has worked within the Ratings and Market Intelligence business divisions, extending and enhancing products and analytical tools using high quality data sourced and managed by the data organizations within these divisions. More recently, she accepted the position to head Data Governance & Quality for the S&P Global enterprise, where her mandate is to build upon, and execute on an enterprise wide data governance framework to develop common data governance/quality practices and policies, review the effectiveness of policies and consider proposals for cross-SPG alignment on the framework defining the People, Process & Technologies supporting the movement of data between business divisions and externally, and help drive product innovation capabilities on the foundation of quality of our data assets. Deepika holds a bachelor's degree in engineering & technology from the Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, and an MBA in Finance from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta. She is also accredited as a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) certification by the CFA Institute.



Manash Banerjee

Executive Director, Global Head of Entity Reference Data Technology


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Richard O’Connell

Global Markets Lead for Risk, Capital and Regulatory Change


Richard O’Connell has worked at Credit Suisse since 2007.  Currently, he is head of Risk Appetite for Global Markets and Combined US Operations, and also leading the methodology effort for the US IHC’s Recovery and Resolution Plan.  Previously, he was the Global Markets lead for Risk, Capital, & Regulatory Change.  His mandate covers Basel IV, US IHC RWA methodology, CCAR calculations, and similar areas; issues include capital-efficient trading structures, methodology enhancements, and impact assessment & remediation. Prior to his current role, he was the lead within the Quant Strats group supporting Securitized Products.

Richard has worked in a variety of roles in finance since 1998, spanning programming, quantitative support, research, and trading; many of these roles have focused around Mortgage-Backed Securities and Securitized Products.  Prior to Credit Suisse, he was previously employed at Citigroup and RBS.

Richard received his PhD in Mathematics from Georgia Tech in 1998.


Li Yang

SVP Head of Credit Algo Trading Technology


Bio to follow shortly