Vichara Technologies, a leading capital markets technology firm specializing in valuation and risk management solutions, today announced that it will host a webinar titled “Managing Financial Risk and Regulation with Big Data” on September 18th at 11 AM EST. The webinar will focus on how Big Data is being used in capital markets to manage financial risk and regulatory compliance.
Michael How, CTO at Vichara Technologies, will be the presenter for the webinar. Michael will highlight some of the success stories of Vichara’s clients and describe how Big Data is evolving in capital markets to uncover unique opportunities and manage risks. Leveraging HP Vertica’s big data analytics platform, Vichara has designed software solutions to manage complex structured finance products’ risk and valuations. Using these solutions, Vichara’s clients:
• Analyze historical performance of loans using multiple billion row mortgage datasets;
• Evaluate a multibillion dollar retail loan portfolio to meet regulatory requirements;
• Develop and validate predictive models to analyze risks in Mortgage Backed Securities and validate accuracy of the models.
Join us for this free webinar to learn more about Big Data in capital markets.
When:Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 11AM EST | 8AM PST
Who: Michael How, Chief Technology Officer, Vichara Technologies
About the speaker
Michael How is CTO and one of the founders of Vichara Technologies. He is a leading technical resource and mentor for both Vichara and client technical staff, and has served as chief architect for major systems initiatives at HSBC, CSFB, Citigroup, Lehman Brothers, Nomura, Goldman Sachs and many other leading financial and information technology firms. He co-authored widely used [.]nalyst and QuantTools financial analytic software packages. Prior to founding Vichara, Mike was CTO of TechHackers and Managing Director in the capital markets technology business at Unisys. Earlier in his career, Michael worked as a research engineer at HP and Digital. Michael holds MS and BS degrees in computer science from MIT.
About Vichara Technologies
Vichara Technologies (vichara.com) is a specialized technology services and solutions firm focused on solving complex capital markets challenges.
Vichara has built enterprise systems for trading, portfolio management, securitization, risk management, e-finance and financial operations for many of the world's leading financial institutions. Vichara’s V• structured credit platform focuses on valuation, analysis and risk management for RMBS, CMBS, CLOs, CDOs, whole loans etc. Vichara also provides technology consulting, custom software development, system integration and infrastructure management services.
Vichara employs over 100 professionals across its global offices in New York, London, Los Angeles, New Delhi and Bogota.