Derivative Insider Webinar Series: Future Directions for Capital Markets Technology in the Digital/AI Revolution

This webinar is part of our ongoing “Derivative Insider” series. In this series, we interview Numerix clients and industry experts to learn their hard-won secrets and practical tips on building and leveraging technology for maximum benefit in their OTC derivatives businesses.

Numerix is pleased to welcome Neil Chinai, currently Operating Partner at Sand Hill East and formerly Managing Director and CIO of Global Fixed Income and Americas Capital Markets and Banking at HSBC, as he joins Numerix’s CMO James Jockle to discuss his outlook on promising new technologies and share hard-won wisdom from his career as a senior technology leader at Tier 1 banks.

Many innovative technologies are gaining traction in the capital markets today, but not all of them will prove equally disruptive or impactful over time. Having lived through many technology cycles over his career, and now sharing his wisdom as an advisor to up-and-coming fintechs, Neil has unique perspectives on which current technologies will likely provide firms with the best edge and ROI in the future.

In this webinar, Neil shares his perspectives on:

  • New technologies people should be paying attention to
  • AI and machine learning in capital markets, including ChatGPT - today and in 5 years
  • Cloud - deserving of all the hype, or a passing fad?
  • Monetizing your data - or someone else will
  • Top 5 practical tips on maximizing technology ROI

Featured Speakers:

Neil Chinai, Operating Partner, Sand Hill East

Neil Chinai is recognized in the financial services and fintech communities as a thought leader and disruptor.
Neil is currently advising several early stage fintech firms and financial service software providers on product strategy, business plans, IT infrastructure and fundraising. Additionally, through his extensive network, he facilitates product sales and client engagements.

Neil has over 25 years of IT experience working with Tier 1 banks driving business growth, IT and operational transformation, delivery on regulatory mandates and evolving organizational models. He brings a depth of product knowledge across capital markets, investment banking, security services, lending and structured products. Neil led the adaption of technology enablers for front office applications, analytics, data science, digitalization, blockchain, and cloud integrations.

Neil is formerly the Managing Director and CIO of Global Fixed Income and Americas Capital Markets and Banking at HSBC. Neil’s previous experience spans Barclays Capital, Merrill Lynch and UBS. Neil’s vast experience covers overseeing technology function across growth initiatives, costs optimization, risk control, offshoring into India and China, and delivering on IT strategy.

In his early days, Neil worked in Front Office IT functions where he learned the front office in capital markets firms and dealt with complex pricing, risk management, electronic trading, devops, operations, and derivatives workflow functions. Thought out his career, Neil has had a passion for innovation and industry standardization through his work on FPML, FIX and ISDA’s Common Domain Model, and promoting adoption through strategic partnerships with market infrastructure providers and fintech.

Moderator: James Jockle, EVP & Chief Marketing Officer, Numerix

James Jockle leads the company's global marketing efforts, spanning a diverse set of solutions and audiences. He oversees integrated marketing communications to customers in the largest global financial markets and to the Numerix partner network through the company's branding, electronic marketing, research, events, public relations, advertising and relationship marketing. Prior to joining Numerix, he served as Managing Director of Global Marketing and Communications for Fitch Ratings. During his tenure at Fitch, Mr. Jockle built the firm’s public relations program, oversaw investor relations and led marketing and communications plans for several acquisitions. He also oversaw the brand development of a new company dedicated to the enhancement of credit derivative and structured-credit ratings, products and services. Prior to Fitch, Mr. Jockle was a member of the communications team at Moody's Investors Service.


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