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How is the Finance Industry Moving to the Cloud in Spite of Security, Compliance, and Privacy Issues?
Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 06:00 PM    Cost: Free for NYTECH members and sponsors. $20.00 for non-members.
NY Law School, 185 W Broadway
 
     
 
 
              

          
 
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How is the Finance Industry Moving to the Cloud in Spite of Security, Compliance, & Privacy Issues?

Thursday March 27, 2014, 6:00 PM
New York Law School
185 West Broadway
New York, NY 10013
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Fee: Free for NYTECH members & sponsors. $20.00 for non-members.
On the surface, it seems that the financial services industry is lagging an overall industry trend in adopting cloud computing. Concerns over data security, compliance & privacy prevail. But there are innovative companies making the leap to cloud computing, taking advantage of the scale, economics & speed that the cloud offers. What are the perceived issues in moving financial workloads to the cloud? What are the experiences of the early adaptors?

Moderator

Kevin McPartland, Principal, Greenwich Associates- Kevin McPartland is the head of the Greenwich Associates market structure & technology advisory service. He has 15 years of capital markets industry experience with deep expertise in Fixed Income, OTC derivatives & financial services technology. Kevin has presented at a wide range of industry conferences & is quoted regularly in the financial media including The Economist, Wall Street Journal, NY Times, Financial Times & others. Kevin holds a BS in Computer Science from Rensselear Polytechnic Institute.

Panelists

Mike Opal, Sr. Evangelist Global Cloud Alliances, Microsoft- Mr. Opal leads Go-to-Market campaigns globally for Microsoft & Financial Services partners to accelerate cloud adoption & deliver on key revenue milestones. He advises & consults on business models, corporate structure, strategies, best practices for Cloud/SaaS/PaaS based business & is a frequent speaker at industry events. Mr. Opal joined Microsoft in January 2012 as industry director for US Financial Services, helping the largest banking, capital markets & insurance institutions leverage technology for a competitive advantage.

James Jockle, Chief Marketing Officer & Senior Vice President, Numerix- Mr. Jockle, as Chief Marketing Officer & Senior Vice President of Global Marketing & Corporate Communications, leads the company's global marketing & corporate communications efforts, spanning a diverse set of solutions & audiences. Prior to joining Numerix, he served as Managing Director of Global Marketing & Communications for Fitch Ratings. During his tenure at Fitch, Mr. Jockle built the firm's public relations program, oversaw investor relations & led marketing & communications plans for several acquisitions. Prior to Fitch, Mr. Jockle was a member of the communications team at Moody's Investors Service.

Rob Krugman, Vice President, Broadridge Financial Services . Robert Krugman has been Vice President of Digital Strategy for Broadridge since June of 2010. Rob is responsible for developing strategies & introducing new solutions that will enable the investment industry to migrate to & take advantage of digital channels in communicating with clients & other industry participants. Rob has more than 20 years of experience in technology, business & product strategy within the financial services industry, most recently in positions that leveraged his expertise in customer experience, process automation & financial data. Prior to joining Broadridge, Rob served as a Vice President with TheMarkets.com & a Senior Vice President of Product Development with Edgar Online In these roles, Rob was responsible for setting the strategic direction & implementing new products leveraging XBRL & other schematic technologies.Rob holds several patents & is a frequent speaker at industry events on the use data & digital channels in developing communication strategies.
 
 
 
 
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