Managing Digital Transformation by IT and Security Teams
Elena Kvochko, CIO-Group Security Function, Barclays [NYSE:BCS]
AI: The Next Monarch of Technology
Chris Corrado, COO & CIO, London Stock Exchange Group
Beyond the Numbers: The CFO as a Cultural Change Agent
Jeffrey Melnick, CFO, EisnerAmper
Blockchain: Where Are We Headed?
Joshua Q. Israel Satten, Director, Sapient Global Markets [NASDAQ:SAPE]
The gang that talks too much but can’t shoot straight—for years, hedge funds has been the financial market’s underperforming version for which the investors would never have a plan. They would instead invest in and hold plain-vanilla index funds rather than making themselves obligated to the risks implied by the hedge funds. However, the last months of 2017 and the advent of 2018 have been kinder for the marketplace. While 2017 saw the hedge fund industry grow by $136.4 billion, long and short equity topped the charts in 2018 with a 2.08 percent gain in 2018. The reason was the strong performance of hedge fund managers and equity markets, and record-breaking equity record rallies.
Jonathan Reichental, CIO, City of Palo Alto
I’ve seen a lot of new ideas. I mean a lot. I’ve been right a few times about what would succeed.
Christopher Kennedy, VP-Quantitative Finance Manager, BankUnited [NYSE:BKU]
FinTech or simply financial technology, is moving at the speed of innovation. FinTech originally represented the shift of traditional brick-and-mortar banking to online and mobile platforms.
Gregory Schwartz, CIO, Scottrade
Cloud computing has matured and is being widely used in most industries today, including Capital Markets.
David Easthope, SVP, Celent
CIOs role has constantly been redefined as they wear many hats along the journey of an organization. It can be said that a CIO must be a master of the present and a predictor of the future.
Saro Jahani, CIO, Direct Edge
As in other industries, technology is making business much faster and this will continue to be a big story in capital markets in 2014.However, speed requires stability. At Direct Edge, I have developed and executed against a "Stability and Latency Roadmap." Since stock exchanges are classified by
Daniel Friel, CIO, International Securities Exchange Holdings, (ISE Holdings)
The exchange industry is more competitive than it has ever been. As technologists, it is our job to fuel the business by enhancing trading functionality while also maintaining strict cost management.
David K Donovan, SVP, Sapient Global Markets
The asset management Industry is grappling with a number of issues. A combination of the current low interest environment, alongside the digital tsunami, shifting demographics.
Ken Barnes, SVP, Corporate Development, Options IT
Technologies relevant to the financial services community come and go with varying degrees of signal to noise, and of course more often than not skew towards the latter end of that spectrum.
Keith Dennelly, CIO, Asset Management, Fidelity Investments
For years, the technology team serving Fidelity Investments’ asset management division was managed as a collection of independent groups that built customized solutions for their respective business areas.
Nin Desai, CEO, NIN Ventures
NIN Ventures (or NIN.VC) is a first of its kind crowdfunded technology venture capital fund to be raised, managed, and reported online using the JOBS Act and the General Solicitation Rule.
David Meitz, Managing Director & CTO, ITG
Nowhere has the term “Big Data” been more overused than in financial services, particularly in capital markets. The financial services industry produces massive amounts of data daily.