Tokyo Financial Information & Technology Summit

Tokyo Financial information & Technology Summit (TFITS) is a leading event in Japan which attracts over 350 high level delegates working in trading technology, infrastructure, market data, reference data from key financial institutions

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Tokyo Financial Information & Technology Summit

Welcome to Tokyo Financial Information & Technology Summit, the only event in Japan dedicated to IT, data, and operations executives from financial institutions.
Japan's financial market is undergoing rapid change, led by pressures to reduce costs and improve speed, the emergence of new technologies, and changing regulatory requirements. It is of vital importance for IT and data practitioners to stay abreast of the latest tools and technological innovation to optimize their business operations across front, middle and back offices, while stay compliant to the evolving global and local regulatory environment.

 

Tokyo Financial Information & Technology Summit, now in its 7th edition, will help you benchmark your current strategies with industry peers, gain new insights and learn success stories through case studies conducted by thought leaders in the data and technology space.

 

Join us at this one-day conference packed with practical insights on:

  • Formulate the optimal data strategies as Japanese institutions are going global
  • How to adopt a data governance framework that would create business value and achieve cost efficiency
  • Adapt your data strategies to global regulations such as MiFID II and FRTB
  • Moving from a closed, in house approach to an open, innovative post-trade operating model
  • The role of Artificial Intelligence in data extraction and providing predictive insights on trading
  • Cutting-edge technology disruptors available to automate processes and add value to customers
  • How the introduction of API would revolutionize the risk, trading and investment functions
  • Case studies on making the best ue of the unstructured and alternative data 

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Makoto Shibata

Principal Analyst & Head of Global Innovation Team

THE BANK OF TOKYO-MITSUBISHI UFJ

Mr. Shibata is leading the bank's R&D initiatives in emerging technology and planning of online/ mobile financial services. Being in the eBusiness area since 1998, he has been involved in a wide range of projects in new channels for both retail and wholesale customers. His previous career in banking includes Corporate Planning, Accounting, Corporate Finance, and Retail Customer Services. He participated as a judge in various innovation events, including EFMA-Accenture Innovation Awards and Future Ideas Worldwide Academic Competition. He holds a Bachelor of Economics from University of Tokyo and a Master of Science in Development Economics from University of Oxford.

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Liam Griffith

Chief Information Officer

STANDARD CHARTERED BANK JAPAN

Liam Griffith is a strategic executive, who embraces change, is business-focused and leads people to superior performance. He is a problem solver noted for transformational and quality-driven outcomes in international banks & technology companies.

Liam joined Standard Charted Bank, Japan in 2012 as the Head of IT and in 2014 was promoted to Chief Information Officer. Before joining Standard Chartered, he held various positions in HSBC Sydney and St. George Bank in Australia.

Prior to banking industry, Liam garnered broad experience from Internet Start-ups and Marketing companies, as well as holding the position of Managing Director for his own Industrial Apparel Company in Sydney. 

Liam is passionate about emerging Technologies, Robotics, and AI, which he believes will not only reshape the banking industry, but the world as we know it.

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Eiichiro Yanagawa

Senior Analyst, Financial Services

CELENT

Eiichiro Yanagawa is a senior analyst with Celent’s Banking practice and is based in Tokyo.

Eiichiro's research focuses on IT strategy issues in the Japanese and Asian banking and financial industries. His recent research has included core banking systems, ATMs, and anti-money laundering technology, and focused on the technologies driving disruption in three areas: innovation, digital, and legacy and ecosystem transformation. Eiichiro's consulting experience includes development of bank IT strategies, thin client / desktop virtualization to support business continuity, evaluation of data centers for hosting core systems, and vendor selection of AML, risk management, and other technologies.

Eiichiro is widely quoted in the press, including Nikkei, Nikkei BP, ITmedia, The Japan Times, Bloomberg, SNL/ S&P Global, Gtnews, The Trade Asia, Asia Insurance Review, Asia Risk, and Asian Banking & Finance. He is a regular speaker, chairman, and panel moderator at the leading industry events in Japan and Asia.

Prior to joining Celent, Eiichiro was the Chief Manager of the Financial Global Solutions Division and the Regional Bank Financial Solutions Division at NEC Corporation in Tokyo. He was responsible for developing NEC’s core banking system, strategic marketing planning, and consulting on financial institution systems.

Prior to that, Eiichiro was the General Manager of the Financial Services Division at NEC Corporation of America in New York. In this role, he worked on the development of IT strategy and advised clients, mainly Japanese financial institutions, on outsourcing and selection of software packages.

Eiichiro earned his Bachelor of Economics from Shizuoka University and his MBA at Hitotsubashi University Graduate School of Commerce and Management.

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Takashi Hiratsuka

Trading Group, Group Leader Asset Management Division

RESONA BANK

1988年バークレイズ証券会社入社。ユーロドル建てワラントの自己売買、日経225先物・オプションの自己売買、日本株式の自己売買、執行業務に従事。

1998年大和投信入社。日本株式、外国株式のトレーディング業務に従事。

1999年りそな銀行入社。17兆円の年金資金を運用するアセットマネジメント部において株式、債券、外国為替、短期資金のトレーディング責任者。

経済学修士。

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Eiichi Kashiwagi

President

JIBUN BANK CORPORATION

1987年 早稲田大学政治経済学部政治学科卒業後、株式会社三菱銀行(現株式会社三菱UFJ銀行)入行。米国マサチューセッツ工科大学スローン経営大学院卒業。

インターネット草創期より金融IT関連の戦略立案・商品企画開発業務に携わる。2003年株式会社ダイヤモンドコンピュータサービス(現三菱総研DCS株式会社)社長室長。2009年より株式会社三菱東京UFJ銀行(現株式会社三菱UFJ銀行)企画部経営情報室長を経て、2011年 同IT事業部長に就任。2014年には、金融審議会専門委員(決済業務高度化に関するスタディ・グループ)も務める。2015年 株式会社三菱UFJフィナンシャル・グループ、及び株式会社三菱東京UFJ銀行デジタルイノベーション推進部長。

2017年6月 株式会社じぶん銀行代表取締役社長就任。

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David deGraw

Head of Algorithmic Trading

DAIWA SECURITIES

My mandate at Daiwa Securities is to advocate and drive innovation across the electronic trading platform with the goal of creating novel value-adding products and services for our institutional client base. I am also responsible for the launch and oversight of a 3-year collaborative research program with the Department of Engineering, University of Tokyo for developing next-generation financial technologies and services through the applications of AI. I also continue responsibility for the liquidity pool and SOR that I launched back in 2009, as well as the algorithmic trading platform.

Prior to Daiwa, I was head program trader at Citi Global Markets where I also led trading algorithm development for the desk. Prior to Citi, I performed various roles at Morgan Stanley from agency and principal program trading, running half of the single-name option book, to building out the delta-one derivatives business from scratch. I have a Ph.D. from UC Berkeley in Quantum Chemistry and I enjoy solving quantum computing problems in my free time.

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Yoshiyuki Hoshino

President & General Manager

BROADRIDGE JAPAN

Yoshiyuki Hoshino leads Broadridge’s business operations in Japan. Prior to joining Broadridge, Yoshiyuki was with Barclays Japan for 3 years, serving as Managing Director and Head of Japan Operations.  Prior to joining Barclays, he worked at Goldman Sachs Japan for 8 years as Managing Director, Head of Japan and Korea Operations.

Yoshiyuki also held senior posts at Deutsche Bank Japan and Merrill Lynch Japan.  He has been working in leading investment banks in Japan for a total of 30 years.   

He has held a number of positions in Japan’s market bodies, which has enabled him to significantly contribute to the development of the Japanese securities market throughout his career including JGB rolling settlement, building the corporate bond depository, and introduction of DVP settlement among others. 

  • Selected as the 1st official committee member from a non-Japanese firm at the Japanese Securities Dealers Association (JSDA) in 1991
  • Served as external Board of Director at Japan Securities Clearing Corp (JSCC) for the last 2 years
  • A member of the Board of Directors at Japanese Government Bonds Clearing Corp (JGBCC) for 7 years

Yoshiyuki holds a bachelor’s degree in Law from Rikkyo University and an MBA from University of St. Thomas, Houston.

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James Marsden

Managing Director, APAC Business Development & Strategy

BROADRIDGE JAPAN

アジア太平洋地域におけるブロードリッジの戦略およびビジネス開発の役割を主導。市場動向や制度変更を把握し、会社の目標達成の機会を見出すためにお客様や見込み客およびインフラ・プロバイダーとのミーティングの機会を求めて広範囲に地域内を出張。

以前は、ブロードリッジ・ジャパンのジェネラル・マネージャーとして13年間に亘りビジネスを主導・開発し、小規模な立ち上げの時期からブロードリッジ・アジアにおける最大のビジネス・ユニットの一つになるまでの成長に貢献。

現在、金融業界に対するポスト・トレード・ワークフローの自動化やソリューションのSMEとして活躍。証券集中保管機関(CSD)とのコネクティビティ―構築に豊富な経験を有し、例えば保振、日銀、シンガポール証券取引所(SGX)、香港中央清算決済システム(CCASS)に関する現地のインターフェイス開発プロジェクトに従事。

ブロードリッジの主要ポスト・トレード・プラットフォームであるGlossの多数の導入プロジェクトにおいてプロジェクト管理、ビジネス分析、アーキテクト、プログラミングといった多くの役割を経験。


リバプール大学にて経済学およびコンピュータ・サイエンスを専攻。

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Chin-Jen Chang

Head of the Global Data Management & Solutions Division

NIKKO ASSET MANAGEMENT

CJ(Chin-Jen)氏は、7年前に日興アセット東京本社のパフォーマンスデータ管理部門のヘッドとして入社。チームをグローバルに拡大させ、グローバルデータ管理&ソリューション本部として日興アセットマネジメントグループが運用する全世界のファンド関連データの入手・整備と統一的な管理を推進しました。

同本部は、グループ内の中核ビジネス部門と連携し、これらのファンド関連データを運用業務の基幹システムと統合利用するなど、多数のデータ主導の取り組みを実施。

近年は本部内にデータソリューション部を設立し、プロダクト・マーケティング部門の新商品開発やマーケティング活動を幅広く支援するデータウェアハウスおよびデータ主導型アプリケーションの開発において、IT部門との協働を続けています。

当社に入社する前は、メリルリンチ・アセット・マネジメントならびにバークレイズ・グローバルインベスターズのフロントオフィス、ミドルオフィス、バックオフィスのテクノロジーソリューション部門に従事しました。

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Ewan Scott

Head of Sales, EMEA & APAC

RIMES TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION

Ewan joined RIMES in 2018 as Head of Sales for EMEA & APAC, bringing over 15 years of financial software sales experience to his position at RIMES. Prior to joining RIMES, Ewan spent 8 years at IHS Markit; three of which were spent as the company’s Head of Sales EMEA for its Enterprise Data Management offering. During his career, Ewan has gained a wealth of experience in helping global financial sector companies address their data management challenges.

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Ken Takamiya

Global Research, Equity Research Department, Head of Pan Asia Bank and Financial Research / Managing Director

NOMURA SECURITIES

Ken Takamiya joined Nomura Securities in August 2009. He started his working career at the Bank of Tokyo (“BOT”, currently Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ) in1992, after graduating from Keio University (Bachelor in Law). At the bank, he worked in Yokohama, Madrid (Spain), and Tokyo, and also studied at the University of Salamanca and University of Barcelona in 1995. He mainly dedicated to capital markets business at the bank, such as securities brokerage & trading, derivative structuring & sales. He joined Nomura Asset Management in 2000 as buy-side financial sector analyst, then, worked at Credit Suisse First Boston Securities in Tokyo and Mizuho Securities as sell-side bank analyst. He was ranked No.1 (sector: Japanese banks) by Institutional Investors in 2016 and 2017, and also by Nikkei Veritus in 2016 and 2017. As bank analyst, he tries to distinguish himself with his global insight gained through his working experience in the industry outside Japan and vast knowledge of the industry from both academic and professional point of view. He also earned Master of Arts from the Open University of Japan, with thesis on Japanese banks’ low profitability.

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Norifumi Yoshimoto

General Manager, FinTech Business Planning Deptartment

SBI SUMISHIN NET BANK LTD

慶應義塾大学卒、ヤフー株式会社、株式会社野村総合研究所などを経て, 2015 年2 月に住信SBI ネット銀行株式会社入社 新規事業分野における企画を担, 当し、2015 年8 月にFinTech 事業企画部長就任(現職) 2016 年3 月には、国内. 銀行初の参照系API 開放事例など、各種API 関連企画を担当 全国銀行協会「オープンAPI のあり方に関する検討会」委員、FISC「FinTech に関する有識者検討会」.委員、日本銀行「IT を活用した金融の高度化に関するワークショップ」委員.

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Tatsuo Ichikawa

Managing Director, Head of Quant Team in Investment Division

JAPAN POST BANK

早稲田大学大学院理工学研究科を修了後、モルガン・スタンレー証券会社に入社。債券ストラテジストとして、JGBや金利スワップのイールドカーブ分析、レラティブ・バリュー分析、債券需給分析を中心に国内外機関投資家に投資戦略を提案。ALMおよびポートフォリオ戦略などにも重きを置いた情報提供を行う。

ABNアムロ証券会社やアールビーエス証券会社では、チーフ債券ストラテジストに就き、国内銀行向けにコア預金モデルの提供を新たに開始。2009年に古巣のモルガン・スタンレー証券会社に復帰後は、円金利商品のトレーディング・デスクの統括を経て、債券統括本部の共同本部長や債券トレーディング本部長を務める。

2016年4月より現職のゆうちょ銀行に執行役員総合クオンツ室長として入社し、市場部門のあらゆる定量分析(アセットアロケーション、フロントリスク管理、投資戦略など)および市場システムを担当するALM委員会のメンバー。

学術面では2012年に首都大学東京にて博士号(経営学)を取得、2017年より同大学にて債券投資とALMについての講義の非常勤講師を務める。

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Yasuo Hamakake

Chief Technology Officer

MIZUHO SECURITIES CO LTD

2017年11月入社。それ以前は2009年よりチャイエックスジャパン株式会社のチーフテクノロジーオフィサー兼代表取締役等歴任。日本において市場間競争の導入、電子取引活性化に従事。1998年よりドイツ証券のインフォメーション・テクノロジーの最高責任者としてドイツ銀行ジャパングループのIT部門全般の指揮を執る。

1988年から1998年まではモルガン・スタンレー(東京、香港、ニューヨーク)のIT部門にて様々な業務を担当。

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Yuki Hirate

Digital Strategist, IT Innovations Department

SUMITOMO MITSUI FINANCIAL GROUP

2003年、凸版印刷(株)に入社後、営業・企画を経て経営企画部にて事業戦略策定に携わった後、2012年、アクセンチュア(株)に入社。同社では戦略コンサルティング部門にて、通信・インターネット・ハイテク業界を中心に新規事業開発・経営戦略策定のコンサルティング業務に従事。

2015年に(株)三井住友銀行に入社。

入社後は、(株)三井住友フィナンシャルグループ ITイノベーション推進部の設立当初から参画し、オープンイノベーション拠点「hoops link tokyo」の立ち上げや社内ビジネスコンテスト運営等に従事してきた他、オープンAPIやスマートデバイス等、新技術を活用した新ビジネスも企画・推進。

2018年4月からは新規事業開発に注力。

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Allan Reyes

Managing Director-Head of Technology Solutions

NIKKO ASSET MANAGEMENT

Allan has recently joined Nikko Asset Management as Managing Director-Head of Technology Solutions with the mission to develop and support business systems and platforms for Nikko Asset Management’s offices here in Japan and around the globe. Before joining Nikko in December 2017, Allan was the Head of Investments Technology for MetLife Japan for more than 6 years. He formed MetLife's 1st Investments Technology Unit outside the US Head Office. Prior to MetLife, he was responsible for managing the development of and support for various applications for back and middle office systems at BNP Paribas Securities, Japan. Allan holds a Master of Engineering in Information and Computer Science from the Toyohashi University of Technology, and is fluent in Japanese and English.

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Takeshi Urago

Director

MICROSTRATEGY JAPAN

Mr Takeshi Urago is the Director of MicroStrategy’s Japan and is the representative of financial institution clients and also in charge of security solution. Mr Urago has been in a management position for many years which involved  handling financial institution clients in IBM Japan, SAS Institute Japan, Experian Japan. In the past, he has also worked as a consultant for clients in Met Life Insurance.

Mr Urago’s area of specialty is risk analysis and customer analysis.

 

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Suguru Yamasaki

Senior Digital Strategist

SUMITOMO MITSUI FINANCIAL GROUP

外資系ITベンダー、日経コンサルティングファームを経て現職。ITイノベーション推進部のコアメンバーとして、イノベーションに関する戦略の立案、およびシリコンバレーをはじめとした海外拠点と連携した事業開発推進を担当。前職では、クラウドやIoTをはじめとした先端技術に関連した事業戦略立案等、大企業向けのコンサルティング業務に従事。

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Ken Utsunomiya

Chief Operating Officer

SOCIETE GENERALE

Ken graduated from the Yokohama National University Faculty of Business in 1996. Worked for Nippon Credit Bank, Mizuho Securities, BNP Paribas in 2000 (including BNP Paribas London Branch from 2004-2006, and JGBCC (Japan Government Bonds Clearing Corporation)’s external statutory auditor from 2010-2012.) Ken currently served as Board of Director / Chief Operating Officer, Societe Generale Securities Japan Ltd. He is also the COO of Societe Generale Tokyo Branch and Lyxor Asset Management Ltd.