for complex financial
products in capital
Reliable automation of multi-party events through synchronized data
Enabling straight-through processing (STP) of customized derivatives
Reduced operational risk because of decreased human touch in complex processes
Reduced reconciliation issues and front-office efficiency
Consolidation and rationalization of IT systems and processes
Detailed audit trails to improve regulatory reporting
Automated contracts monitoring for events and absolute reliability on settlement amounts
Ability to execute optionality and other covenants without back and forth with counter parties
Increased back-office automation
Reduced ongoing infrastructure costs
Reduced auditing cost and time
Distributed Ledger Technology
Privacy and Data Security
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Ajay has worked at a Toronto based hedge fund for 4.5 years before launching Fairom. Ajay has extensive experience of quantitative modeling for financial derivatives, software development, risk management, capital market operations and blockchain technology. Ajay has a Ph.D. in physics from the University of Waterloo and Perimeter Institute.
Denis is joining Fairom after spending 10 months as an AI Developer at Polar Asset Management Partners. Denis has extensive experience of quantitative research as a postdoc fellow at Ecole Normale Superieure and at Perimeter Institute. Denis holds a Ph.D. in theoretical physics from Caltech.
Lee Bowie is a technology evangelist with more than 20 years of experience at IBM. Lee supports startups with their efforts leveraging cloud native technologies. Lee is an open source enthusiast and if he is not talking technology, you can find him with his guitar in his recording studio or on stage.
Jean Desgagne is former CEO of Global Solutions, TMX Group. His previous roles at TMX included CEO and board member of the Canada’s securities clearing house, CDS and board member for Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation, and leadership of the Innovation, Technology and Risk Managment functions. Prior to TMX, Jean held a series of senior executive postions in capital markets operations, risk management and technology in several global financial institutions. He currently sits on a number of Boards, advises a number of startups and is CEO of Stablecorp, which is focused on creating Canada’s first transparent, audited and redeemable CAD-backed cryptocurrency.
Brian is currently Chief Data Officer and Strategic Advisor at iisaac, a Fintech start-up company focused,on providing Personal Data Advocacy Services to individuals in order to help them gather, own and secure their personal data. Before joining iisaac Brian spent two years as an Executive in Residence at the Global Risk Institute (GRI), where his research focused on Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity and the evolving regulatory environment. Prior to joining the GRI, Brian was CIBC’s Executive Vice President and Chief Data Officer, where he developed their data strategy. Before becoming the Chief Data Officer at CIBC, Brian lead the Enterprise Risk Management group, including balance sheet and capital management. Over the years he held a number of positions in the finance and risk management groups, including Chief Financial Officer of the Treasury Division. Brian earned a Master of Business Administration at McMaster’s DeGroote School of Business, and also holds a Certified Public Accountant designation. Brian O’Donnell is a long standing Executive Vice President in the Financial Services Industry, with experience spanning across Finance, Risk Management and Technology. Brian has lead a number of large complex teams and projects at CIBC, and his experience includes significant management of and membership on both public and internal Boards of Directors
Jonathan Hackett is Managing Director of Strategy in the Office of Strategic Management at the Bank of Montreal, where he supports the executive committee. Prior to joining BMO, Jonathan was a Principal with Boston Consulting Group where he was part of the risk management team and the financial institutions practice. Jonathan also received a doctorate in physics for his research in Quantum Gravity performed in residence at the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics.
A multi-disciplined leader with 30 years of experience in regulated financial services, Richard brings a thorough understanding of complex business processes as well as expertise in global capital markets and investment analysis. He was Chief Operating Officer of RBC Capital Markets, a top 10 global investment bank having previously developed and managed RBC CM’s leading Global Research division. He now advises a range of businesses across the finance and investment sectors on critical strategic issues and financial transactions.
Richard is a Chartered Professional Accountant and a Chartered Financial Analyst with Honors and Masters degrees in Business Administration from Western University.
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