The Data-Driven Enterprise: Driving Business Transformation

April 20, 2023
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Virtual Event

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Data fundamentally drives business decisions. A recent Nemertes survey found 100% of financial services companies interviewed agreed data is the lifeblood & lynchpin of business transformation. 

Session Details

A major goal of all data management practices is to capture data in a format that enables effective modeling for predictive decisions and sharing (with appropriate privacy and security) with third parties. Outside finance, this concept is called Digital Twinning. This session reviews all key components needed to enable effective Digital Twinning.

 

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Topics Covered
  • Data as power; data is a journey;
  • Data cleansing and dynamic lineage
  • Data classification
  • Monetization of data
  • Master data management
  • Data warehousing
  • Data lakes
  • Security and data ownership
  • Business model through partnership
  • Business visualization
  • Monetization of data
  • Discovering & rendering
  • Data for business consumption
  • Digital asset management
  • Transforming and reducing data glut

Agenda

10:00am – 10:05am

WSTA Introductions

Randall Brett | Head of Risk Technology, Schonfeld Strategic Advisors & WSTA Director

Randall Brett has held senior management positions for over 25 years in software development and financial services. Currently, he is Head of Risk Technology at Schonfeld Strategic Advisors, a Quantitative Long/Short Equity hedge fund based in NYC. Previously, he was at Pine River Capital Management in NYC, most recently as Managing Director, Chief Technology Officer. His prior positions include: Senior Vice President, Application Development and Integration at Harvard Management Company, Boston; Director, Risk Technology at SAC Capital Management, and CTO at Askari Risk Management Systems/DSTi. Education: BA, English, Sociology, University of Colorado, 1980 PRM Certification, 2006 (Professional Risk Manager).

10:05 AM - 10:20 AM

Industry Perspectives

Matt Costello | Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton

Matt Costello leads Booz Allen’s advanced analytics and cyber threat hunting services for commercial clients. His primary areas of expertise include cloud architecture, security analytics, high-volume and high-velocity data pipelines, and data enrichment.

Matt has more than 30 years of experience delivering advanced technological solutions to clients in the finance, energy, communications, and high-tech manufacturing sectors. Prior to joining Booz Allen in 2016, he was chief technology officer of a telecommunications startup and held a number of other senior information technology roles.

Matt holds a B.A. in politics from the Catholic University of America.

10:20am – 10:40am

Premier Sponsor Presentation by Dataiku

10:40am – 11:00am

Presentation by Lightbend

Hugh McKee | Chief Developer Advocate, Lightbend

Hugh McKee is a developer advocate at Lightbend. Having been at the forefront of application development for decades, Hugh has extensive knowledge of the evolution of application technology in addition to being an expert app developer. He now uses his expertise to help developers and architects harness the power of the Cloud. Hugh is a frequent and sought out speaker at conferences around the world. He is the author of Designing Reactive Systems: The Role of Actors in Distributed Architecture. 

11:00am – 11:20am

Presentation

11:20am – 11:40am

Presentation

11:40am – 12:00pm

Break – Visit the Resource Rooms and Network with Attendees

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Panel Discussion

(Moderator) Matt Costello | Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton

Matt Costello leads Booz Allen’s advanced analytics and cyber threat hunting services for commercial clients. His primary areas of expertise include cloud architecture, security analytics, high-volume and high-velocity data pipelines, and data enrichment.

Matt has more than 30 years of experience delivering advanced technological solutions to clients in the finance, energy, communications, and high-tech manufacturing sectors. Prior to joining Booz Allen in 2016, he was chief technology officer of a telecommunications startup and held a number of other senior information technology roles.

Matt holds a B.A. in politics from the Catholic University of America.

Pramod Gadilkar | Director, Data Strategy/Architecture and Governance, EquiLend

Pramod Gadilkar heads the Data Strategy, Architecture and Governance team at EquiLend, where he has worked for the past 17 years supporting the firm’s Securities Lending Products Suite. He has more than 25 years of experience in data and systems management, with a focus on Big data, Real-Time Analytics and AI/ML in the last 10 years. Prior to EquiLend, he was consulting as head of data systems for New York City’s Human Resources Administration. He holds a bachelor’s degree in physics and an MBA.

Frank Tarsillo | SVP, Head of Technology for Platforms and Channels, S&P Global Market Intelligence

SVP, Head of Technology for Platforms and Channels for S&P Global Markit Intelligence division responsible for all data platforms and distribution technology supporting global business units. Focused on data-lifecycle transformation through the modernization of data management, data integration, channel distribution and organizational design.

Frank has over 28 years of industry experience in financial services with a focus on engineering and architecture with management responsibility of numerous complex platforms. Sponsor for cloud transformation driving design, governance, and adoption requirements. He is a staunch supporter of open source and a senior industry foundation member.

 

1:00 PM

Closing Remarks

Location Details

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