FIMA US 2019

April 01 - 03, 2019

Westin Copley Place, Boston MA

Contact Us: 1-888-482-6012

DAY THREE, WEDNESDAY, April 3, 2019: Emerging Disruptions and Standards to Drive Efficiency

7:30 am - 8:20 am Continental Breakfast & Registration In The Data Management Café

8:20 am - 8:40 am Welcome Remarks and Day Two Takeaways

Marissa Alvord - Program Director, FIMA US
After a content-packed two days, start the morning off with an informal debrief of key learnings and takeaways of the last two days. Share your top 3 aha moments and takeaways with your peers, we’re confident you’ll have a lively cross-pollination of ideas! Use this opportunity to add to your list of strategies to evaluate and implement on your return as you deliver value to your business. 
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Marissa Alvord

Program Director
FIMA US

8:40 am - 8:55 am Chairperson’s Opening Address

Interested in demonstrating thought leadership as Chairperson? Contact Charles McNiff at 646-200-7828 or charles.mcniff@wbresearch.com
Some of the most exciting innovations in data capabilities are coming from the FinTech community and it’s challenging to keep up with the pace of change. Across industry there is significant interest in natural language programming (NLP), artificial intelligence, cognitive computing and robotic process automation (RPA), but how can you assess which capabilities will bolster your data organization to support business growth? After an energizing and eye opening first annual session, we’re delighted to welcome three new emerging FinTech innovators to showcase their promising disruptive technologies. Each company will have 5 minutes to share their technology and 10 minutes of Q&A time with a panel of data management executives. Hear your peers ask deep dive questions around how each of these technologies will better support increased efficiency, scalability, value, growth and more. Our expert panel will vote on the most promising technology capability and the winner will be awarded the annual FIMA FinTech Innovation Award.

Moderator: David Saul, SVP and Chief Scientist, State Street 
Fintech Innovators:
Natural Language Programming: Kendrick Wakeman, Founder & CEO, FinMason, Inc.
Process Automation: Evan Schnidman, Founder and CEO, Prattle
Cognitive Computing: Jason Briggs, Co-Founder and COO, Diffeo
Judges:
Jodi Morton, VP, Single Family Chief Data Officer, Freddie Mac
Julia Bardmesser, SVP, Head of Data, Architecture and Analytics, Voya Financial

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David Saul

Senior Vice President and Chief Scientist
State Street

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Kendrick Wakeman

Founder & CEO
FinMason, Inc.

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Evan Schnidman

Founder and CEO
Prattle

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Jason Briggs

Co-Founder and COO
Diffeo

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Jodi Morton

VP, Single Family Chief Data Officer
Freddie Mac

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Julia Bardmesser

SVP, Head of Data, Architecture and Analytics
Voya Financial

9:40 am - 9:50 am Bank Tank Winner 2018 | An Update on Automation/RPA by Coalesce.ai

Greg Woolf - Founder and CEO, Coalesce.ai
Last year Greg Woolf, Founder and CEO, Coalesce.ai captured the FIMA community with the automation capabilities driving Coalesce.ai, winning the annual FIMA FinTech Innovation Award. Since the last meeting, Coalesce.ai was invited to meet with members of the Senate Banking and House Financial Services Committees to explore how AI can be used to de-risk the financial services industry. Greg will give an update on some of the benefits realized, new use cases and more!
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Greg Woolf

Founder and CEO
Coalesce.ai

9:50 am - 10:10 am The Role of Privacy and Ethics in AI and Machine Learning

John Bottega - Executive Director, EDM Council
Data management is at an exciting moment in its evolution. Regulatory compliance concerns have been central to data management strategy, but with the increased use of machine learning and AI, the issue of privacy and ethics is taking center stage. John Bottega, Executive Director for the EDM Council has been a part of this evolution from the beginning as the first CDO of Citi where he developed pioneering data management approaches, to today in his work devising data standards with regulatory agencies and industry. John will provide an update on the latest developments in data ethics, including:
•Use cases and examples from the automotive industry
•Responsibility for ethical behavior
•What you should be worried about

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John Bottega

Executive Director
EDM Council

The pace of change in financial data management is faster than it seems. The industry is rapidly adopting new technologies, which don’t always communicate with existing systems, and data privacy and the threat of breaches are top concerns at the C-level. How do public-private partnerships come together to identify issues and develop standards? How can you get involved? What is new in data standards including UPI, ISIN? Industry leaders driving data standards to support the global financial community will provide timely updates including:
•Updates on natural person identifiers and how they help in the digital economy
•Revisions to UPI, ISIN and ISO 20022
•Future use cases for standardization and how it may help with AML
•Interoperability of standards and new standardized methods of information collections

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Robin Doyle

Managing Director, Office of Regulatory Affairs
J.P. Morgan

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Jessica Chen

Senior Vice President, Compliance
Citi

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Karla McKenna

Head of Standards
GLEIF

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Scott Preiss

Managing Director, Global Head of CUSIP Global Services
CUSIP Global Services (CGS) managed on behalf of the American Bankers Association by S&P Global Market Intelligence

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Srinivas Bangarbale

Chief Data Officer
Commodity Futures Trading Commission

10:45 am - 11:15 am Re-Charge Morning Break

11:15 am - 11:35 am Taking Action to Establish Data Integrity and Increase Efficiency

Brian Buzzelli - Senior Vice President, Head of Data Governance, Acadian Asset Management
A key element around data innovation beyond generating value is gaining greater efficiency from a cost and operations perspective. Brian Buzzelli, SVP, Head of Data Governance at Acadian Asset Management has closely aligned the data program with business strategy, gaining full CEO support in driving greater efficiency. Brian and his team have created a universal data identifier with the ability to be assigned to any type of data across the company that has improved data integrity. Find out how to implement unique data identification that will pass through quantitative processes, empower data integrity and reducing operational data ambiguity.
Hear lessons learned, including:
•Reducing operational risk and cost
•Gaining more specificity through data alignment
•Getting data architectural alignment right

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Brian Buzzelli

Senior Vice President, Head of Data Governance
Acadian Asset Management

11:35 am - 11:55 am Leveraging the Benefits of LEI Beyond Regulatory Reporting

Ari Marcus - Managing Director, Information Services Group, Citigroup
Firms in the US have been slow to fully adopt LEI for a number of reasons, from lack of client knowledge about LEIs to different jurisdictional requirements. The LEI is much more than a standard adopted by regulators, it can deliver additional value to data management organizations. Ari Marcus, Managing Director, Information Services Group for Citigroup is one of the pioneering early adopters of LEI.  Ari will share the story of how the LEI can drive benefits beyond regulatory reporting. Find out:
•How to align business strategy with LEI
•Use cases and benefits of LEI
•Future opportunities 

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Ari Marcus

Managing Director, Information Services Group
Citigroup

Over 1.2 million LEIs have been issued across a global network of 70 regulators. These standards support data aggregation for reporting and identifying systemic risk, and they’ve reached the 5 year review mark. How is this standard evolving to improve data aggregation for reporting? How is LEI being used in digital certificates? How can LEI support data quality? What are the latest policies around corporate actions and funds?
Find out how to:
•Synchronize data reporting with global processes
•Incorporate corporate actions into the LEI system
•Use LEI for distributed ledger and data quality

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Karla McKenna

Head of Standards
GLEIF

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Robin Doyle

Managing Director, Office of Regulatory Affairs
J.P. Morgan

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Joseph S. Tracy

Executive Vice President and Senior Advisor to the President
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm Context Roundtables | Connect with Peers, Collate Takeaways and Keep In Touch

The beauty of the financial industry data management community coming together at FIMA is a diverse and energetic base of thought leaders and experts with a broad range of experience. Not only are the individuals who attend diverse, but so are the institutions they represent! Close out your FIMA experience and connect with your peer group by institution type to capitalize on the intellectual capital of this energizing community. These structured roundtable discussions will help you to connect with peers from other institutions, share and collate takeaways and exchange business cards to keep in touch as you progress your program.
Don’t forget to jot down your key takeaways each day, they will be instrumental to swap and share with your peers from:
•Broad Financial Services Firms with an Enterprise Wide Role 
•Investment banks
•Retail banks
•Large asset managers
•Small-mid sized asset managers
•Broker dealers
•Mid-sized banks
•Payment/Credit Card Companies
•Insurance companies
•Pension funds
•Hedge funds

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Luncheon For All Attendees

2:00 pm - 2:00 pm End Of FIMA US 2019