FIMA US 2021


New York, United States

Expert Reviews

“As a first time attendee, I was blown away at the quality of topics and speakers. I would recommend this conference to anyone who is seriously involved in data management.”

Andrew Yoon, VP, Goldman Sachs

“FIMA is an exceptional event to hear from data management practitioners, gain insight from industry expertise, and collaborate on new and innovative approaches to data management in the financial industry.”

Brian Buzzelli, SVP, Head of Data Governance, Acadian Asset Management

“The leading event in the industry. Great opportunity to clarify your own strategy taking into account experience and vision of the leading institutions on the market.”

Alexander Diakovskii, VP, Information Services, National Settlement Depository of Russia

“A must for banking data professionals.”

Yomar Marquez, EDI Analyst, Citizens Bank

“It was great to converse with others who already believe in data management.  You can skip the evangelism part and talk about ‘how’ instead of ‘why’.”

Anne Elliott, Data Quality Architect, Stone Coast Fund Services

“When I go to FIMA, I feel like I’m at a family reunion!”

Tim Lind, Formerly Global Head, Financial Regulation Solutions, Thompson Reuters

“There is no better venue to interact with fellow data professionals and to compare notes and network”

Mark Januska, VP, Market Data, HSBC Securities

“When I think of gathering with information and analytics leaders, I think of FIMA. Oh, BONUS, I get to meet emerging leaders and make new friends in the field!”

Jeff Gentry, Former Head of Data, Argo Group

“Evangelizing the effectiveness of centralized data governance and processing in an environment of immediate gratification is a challenging endeavor.Moreover, finding information management professionals that are effective at this and are dedicated to this discipline is just as challenging.Attending FIMA provided me with a forum to discuss key data challenges with industry experts.I learned that I am not alone with the challenges I face and I was able to pickup practical approaches to addressing these challenges.”

Mark Levie, Head of Investment Data Systems, SSGA

“We’ve already seen some return in terms of opportunities to sell into banks we had relationships with, but hadn’t connected with new parts of the firm.”

Sean Dykhouse, Director of Sales, eBusinessWare

“Lively feedback and questions from the audience.”

Daphne Guerci, Senior Director, Data Mangement, CDPL

“Good presentations, and I now have a few things I will research further.”

Jeff Castle, Senior Enterprise Architect, Russell Investments

“On Prof. Barry Smith’s presentation: Philosophic approach to data, ontology, and semantics in data was fascinating Barry was entertaining.”

Sean Ethington, Principal Investment Data Analyst, Fidelity Investments

“If work in data management, I found it valuable; I got to talk with other people to hear what issues they are having and we got to address common challenges.”

Rick Roland, Senior Fund Accounting Analyst, Brown Brothers Harriman

“Overall, our impression of FIMA is very positive, I think our main takeaway is that it is a good event, and well attended by right people in this space; that is one reason we’ve gone to it two years in a row.”

Brian Lo, Businesess Development Manager, First Derivatives

“As a vendor at the FIMA conference, I’d like to comment beyond the ideal selection of the venue and flawless logistical execution of the conference, which were superb! My short evaluation centers on the service provided to me by the staff of WBR. From the communication of a myriad of questions in advance of my attendance to my needs and employer’s requirements while at the conference and follow up inquiries made even days beyond the event’s conclusion-my experience was of flawless, personable, knowledgeable, and attentive customer service. My takeaway from this conference is that of confidence that everything was under control. I’m grateful for the efforts and very satisfied with my experience regarding this conference.”

Chuck Mattia, Business Development, Compliance Week