In recent years the number and complexity of financial instruments has increased, and continues to grow. The market for these types of products is strong - even though the financial crisis of 2007-2008 highlighted the risks inherent in some complex and opaque financial instruments, and has led to increased regulation of the industry.
Originally from the USA but now living in the UK, Joe has over 20 years of varied experience in the IT industry across a number of domains and specialties. Most recently, Joe has focused on technical pre-sales and solution architecture in the data and analytics space. When not geeking out over data and technology he enjoys camping, tending to his garden and allotment, reading, and playing boardgames and RPGs. He also bakes a mean cheesecake.
Lee Hong is a Senior Data Scientist at ICC in the Advanced Analytics Practice, which is responsible for delivering predictive analytics and insights across a range of industry verticals. He holds a PhD in Kinesiology from The Pennsylvania State University and is a former Neuroscience professor and researcher.
Kelsey Bieri is a Data Governance Analyst at ICC in the Master Data Management and Data Governance Practice. She has contributed to numerous data governance and data lineage projects in the Banking industry, helping organizations build a better understanding of their data universe. Kelsey holds a degree in Management Information Systems from the College of Business at Ohio University.