North American Financial Information Summit
Welcome to "NAFIS" 2020 - the premier conference and networking event for senior data, compliance and technology decision makers.
Driving change for capital markets growth
Have your voice heard at interactive roundtables, learn from peers facing the same challenges at their respective firms, listen to the experts, hear their success stories, and meet 350+ Senior decision makers over 5 networking breaks.
BMC helps customers run and reinvent their businesses with open, scalable, and modular solutions to complex IT problems. Bringing both unmatched experience in optimization and limitless passion for innovation to technologies from mainframe to mobile to cloud and beyond, BMC helps more than 10,000 customers worldwide reinvent, grow, and build for the future success of their enterprises, including 92 of the Forbes Global 100.
CUSIP Global Services
CUSIP® is the universally accepted standard for uniquely classifying financial instruments across institutions and exchanges worldwide. The CUSIP system provides identification and descriptive information for over 10 million financial instruments supporting all phases of securities processing and analysis. From the front-office to the back-office, financial professionals rely on the origin and accuracy of CUSIP information to run their businesses smoothly and reliably. For more information, visit www.cusip.com.
AIM Software is the leading provider of data management business applications to the buy-side. Across the world, leading buy-side institutions depend on AIM Software’s GAIN platform to power their systems and operations with high quality data.
We deliver productized solutions for market and reference data management, financial instrument pricing and analytics, corporate actions data, legal entity data, and data consumption monitoring.
Our product-based approach to data management ensures that custom developments are kept to a minimum, resulting in faster projects, rapid ROI, and increased agility for managing business change.
To learn more, visit www.aimsoftware.com.
FactSet (NYSE:FDS | NASDAQ:FDS) delivers superior analytics, service, content, and technology to help more than 66,000 users see and seize opportunity sooner. We are committed to giving investment professionals the edge to outperform, with fresh perspectives, informed insights, and the industry-leading support of our dedicated specialists. We're proud to have been recognized with multiple awards for our analytical and data-driven solutions and as one of Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For and a Best Workplace in the United Kingdom and France. Subscribe to our thought leadership blog to get fresh insight delivered daily at insight.factset.com. Learn more at www.factset.com and follow on Twitter: www.twitter.com/factset.
Founded in 2013, PeerNova combines the expertise of financial industry veterans with the technical aptitude of Silicon Valley innovators to enable financial institutions around the world to solve some of their most prevalent challenges around post-trade processing. PeerNova's Cuneiform® Platform is a blockchain-based Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) solution purpose-built for reducing friction both within and in-between financial institutions that execute high-value transactions in multiple asset classes, involving complex multi-party workflows and large datasets. For more information, please visit https://peernova.com.
SIX Financial Information is a leading global provider of data and value-added services for the wealth and asset management industry. Aggregated directly and in real-time from 1500 worldwide sources - covering all the major trading venues - SIX's database includes reference and market data, corporate actions, regulatory data and pricing information for over 20 million instruments. With offices in 23 countries, SIX combines the advantages of local expertise with global reach to offer financial specialists comprehensive data services for Asset Servicing and Administration, Middle Office, Investment Advisory, Portfolio and Fund Management. www.six-financial-information.com
The SmartStream Reference Data Utility (RDU) is a managed service that delivers complete, accurate and timely reference data for use in critical regulatory reporting, trade processing and risk management operations, dramatically simplifying and reducing unnecessary costs for financial institutions.
The RDU acts as a processing agent for its participants selected data sources; sourcing, validating and cross-referencing data using market best practises so that these processes do not need to be duplicated in every financial institution. An experienced global team, who operate under the compliance frameworks of their customers, deliver data that is fit-for-purpose, consistent and in a format that is specific to the financial institutions’ needs.
For more information about the SmartStream RDU visit: www.smartstreamrdu.com.
Recognized as the data cornerstone enabling the growth of FinTech, Xignite, Inc. makes market data easy. Xignite pioneered the shift of market data to the cloud and is leading the disruption of the market data industry. The Xignite Market Data Cloud platform, hosted in the AWS cloud, allows companies to simplify infrastructure, scale quickly, and innovate faster. Xignite’s clients include more than 1,000 financial services, media and software companies including BMO, BlackRock, Charles Schwab, and TIAA, as well as leading FinTech disruptors Betterment, Envestnet|Yodlee, FutureAdvisor, Motif Investing, Personal Capital, Robinhood, SoFi, StockTwits, and Wealthfront. Visit www.xignite.com or follow on Twitter @xignite.
3Forge was founded in 2010 to deliver enterprise-class software powerful and flexible enough to meet the needs of large financial institutions. Their product, AMI, is a consolidated platform that lowers operational and reputational risk for leaders in the electronic space through complex data analysis and workflow management. Today, nearly 20% of US equities flows through their software every day. Clients include multiple Tier 1 Banks, mobile application firms, hedge funds, investment advisors and broker dealers. www.3forge.com
n-Tier is a leader in large scale – high volume data validation and reconciliation processing in the finance industry. The firm offers a uniquely configurable platform for performing all types of data lineage, data completeness, and data accuracy validations across complex infrastructures. Used by some of the most well-known firms in the industry, the platform provides clients with sustainable automated processes which monitor the accuracy and completeness of data flowing across a firm’s infrastructure in near real-time. With specialized experience in the finance industry covering some of the most sensitive regulatory data and reporting and a scalable model with integrated data validations across cloud and in-house systems, n-Tier is the ideal partner for firms that want to implement company wide data management programs
Owlin's news analytics platform provides finance professionals with intelligence on all events relevant to their business, peer environment or portfolio — enabling them to monitor risk, ESG, opportunities and trends from 3 million sources across multiple languages in near real-time. Owlin's news analytics platform is accessible through a customizable user-friendly Dashboard, our API and custom-made widgets which can be integrated in your own platform. Our clients include FitchRatings, ING, KPMG, Philips and Adyen among others. Learn more at www.owlin.com.
West Highland Support Services (WHSS) is a vendor agnostic global FinTech service provider, recognized as an industry authority and thought partner for market data, information, referential data, technology and professional services for over 20 years.
We integrate and manage market data distribution platforms for clients working in the financial services industry. Our suite of Managed Services offerings enables firms to reduce market data expenditures while enhancing system performance and guarding against latency related trading losses.
As a company focused solely on helping its customers maximize ROI, clients benefit from our comprehensive industry wide experience. Pioneers of low cost remote monitoring solutions, WHSS also offers customized solutions through its Professional Services organization, tailored to address unique market data integration and usage challenges.
APN Consulting, Inc. is a progressive workforce solutions company. We deliver talent solutions that help businesses run with greater dexterity and efficiency.
Our three main service offerings are Placement Services, SOWs, & Payroll Services. As a minority owned company, we foster a culture of inclusion and diversity that helps us generate the best ideas and achieve breakthrough innovation for our clients.
We support Fortune 1000 corporations in different verticals and cross-pollinate best practices. Our services are optimized to bring balance to cost, quality, speed, efficiency & effectiveness. A robust technology platform, mature processes, competent & well-trained staff and a high-performance culture are components of our service delivery execution excellence. Our vision is to build long term value for our clients and our company and benchmark a world-class partnership.
We’ve moved firmly into a data driven world. Companies that can get their hands on more data quickly and efficiently have an edge. Crux helps companies achieve this edge.
Today, data delivery and operations is expensive, time consuming and frustrating. But it doesn’t have to be.
Crux helps companies reliably process and onboard the data they need, when they need it, and where they need it. Our cloud platform and expert services connect data users and suppliers so data can flow. This allows our customers to focus on driving productivity and creating better business outcomes.
DBRS is an independent, privately held, globally recognized credit ratings agency with offices in Toronto, New York, Chicago, London, Frankfurt and Madrid. Founded in 1976 in Canada, DBRS is growing rapidly internationally. Our four decades of experience and strong track record are the foundation to seek out new opportunities and to make targeted investments aligned with its core ratings operations. As the world’s fourth-largest ratings agency, DBRS’s approach and size provide the agility to respond to customers’ needs in their local markets, while being large enough to provide the necessary expertise and resources.
Fitch Solutions provides credit and macro intelligence solutions helping clients to excel at managing their credit risk, gain deeper insights into the debt and fixed income markets, and get comprehensive intelligence about the macroeconomic environment. Our solutions, powered by Fitch Connect, are built on our history of credit, macro and industry expertise to help you make more informed business decisions. Find out more at www.fitchsolutions.com.
TP ICAP is a global firm of professional intermediaries that plays a pivotal role in the world’s financial, energy and commodities markets.
Operating through our core businesses, Tullett Prebon, ICAP, PVM, Mirexa Capital, Tullett Prebon Information, ICAP Information Services and PVM Data Services, we create strong networks in person and through technology. We provide comprehensive analysis and insight into market conditions and long-term trends. We combine data, knowledge and intelligence into contextual insight and commercial guidance. By engaging with our clients, and providing innovative products and services, we enable our clients to transact with confidence, facilitating the flow of capital and commodities around the world, enhancing investment and contributing to economic growth.
Our values of honesty, integrity, respect and excellence underpin everything we do.
Established by the Financial Stability Board in June 2014, the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) is a not-for-profit organization created to support the implementation and use of the Legal Entity Identifier (LEI). GLEIF is headquartered in Basel, Switzerland. GLEIF services ensure the operational integrity of the Global LEI System. GLEIF also makes available the technical infrastructure to provide, via an open data license, access to the full global LEI repository free of charge to users. GLEIF is overseen by the LEI Regulatory Oversight Committee, which is made up of representatives of public authorities from across the globe.
The EDM Council is the global non-profit association established by professionals to elevate the practice of Data Management as a business and operational priority. The Council is the leading advocate for the development and implementation of Data Standards, Best Practices and comprehensive Training and Certification programs. The 200+ global member firms and more than 7,000 professionals represent a broad range of roles from organizations including data vendors, technology companies, consultants, academia and regulators, in financial services and other industries. Members can also network, collaborate, participate in Working Groups and access in-depth resources via EDMConnect™, the online platform for members.
Learn more at https://edmcouncil.org
Blendology - Interactive Badge Technology
At our event we will be using Blendology to provide oneTap networking through our conference badges. This technology makes it easy for you to exchange your contact information - a online business card!
You will be able to use it to exchange minimum contact information (Name, Job title and Company name) When you access your profile, you will have the opportunity to add additional contact information, for example photo and mobile phone number, directly or from LinkedIn.
Making networking easy!
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NAFIS Masterclass: Setting up your DMP center of excellence: The key steps to getting your data foundation right before implementing AI
- Adapting to changing structures
- Optimizing operating models and analytical capabilities in data management and governance
- Leveraging on Finance innovations to help mitigate risks and maintain the competitive edge
- Embracing data transformation
- The changing value propositions of data, compliance, and technology function