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An IBM Fellow, Chief Technology Officer and Head of Development for the Risk Analytics division of IBM, he is a leader in risk analytics, particularly as applied to the financial and insurance industries. His innovative work in moving risk analysis from a batch oriented to a real-time model that worked on individual stock trading ticks had a revolutionary impact on the industry. He joined IBM in 2011 when IBM acquired Algorithmics, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, where he had worked for thirteen years and held the position of Chief Technology Officer and head of Development. Prior to that, he had held the roles of Senior Vice President of Applications and Emerging Technologies, Head of Technical Architecture, and Director of Software Research. With the acquisition, he became CTO & Head of Development for Risk Analytics at IBM Canada Ltd. He is a key contributor to IBM’s risk analytics business, applying technical innovation to a deep understanding of risk challenges by clients. He is expanding his scope to explore risk applications in IBM’s overall analytics and big data strategies, with implications to a wide range of industries. He will serve as Technology Ambassador to Brazil. He was named an IBM Fellow in 2013, the highest honor a scientist, engineer, or programmer at IBM can achieve. He is a frequent speaker and panelist at Risk events. He is also an author of three books on Java programming development.
Noted For:Key contributor to IBMs risk analytics business, applying technical innovation to a deep understanding of risk challenges by clients
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