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Trackhost: Alexis Richardson, co-founder of CohesiveFT

Trackhost: Alexis  Richardson

Alexis Richardson is a co-founder of CohesiveFT, developers of Elastic Server On Demand (ESOD) and sponsors of RabbitMQ AMQP. ESOD delivers production-line assembly of custom application stacks for any virtual format and the cloud.

Previously he was CEO and co-founder of MetaLogic, a middleware company specialising in high throughput caching and transaction management products. A past consultant for Fortune 1000 corporations, Alexis most recently worked on various high performance front office trading solutions. Before that he worked in proprietary trading of fixed income derivatives at Goldman Sachs, after researching and teaching mathematical logic and computer science at Oxford University.

Presentation: "Architectures in Financial Applications : Introduction"

Time: Wednesday 10:30 - 10:45

Location: Westminster Suite


Technology is about enabling business change, and the financial industry has changed beyond recognition in less than a year.

To what extent can the collapse in banking be attributed to the bursting of a technology driven bubble?

The last ten years have seen exponential growth, with hyper aggressive competition for most efficient execution and automation.

What's next? As the dust settles we'll take a look at what's moving financial technology forward today.