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SPEAKERS

Plenary speakers

Klaus Holse

Klaus Holse

Chief Executive Officer
SimCorp

Description

Before joining SimCorp, Klaus was a Corporate Vice President in Microsoft and responsible for the company’s activities in Western Europe. Prior to that, Klaus has been the CEO at various Danish companies as well as Senior Vice President at Oracle Corporation. Klaus holds a BA in Business Administration and a M.Sc. in Computer Science.

Marc Schröter

Marc Schröter

Senior Vice President, Head of Product Management SimCorp

Description

Marc is responsible for the product strategy for SimCorp Dimension. He has been with SimCorp since 1995 and has worked as a consultant with investment managers on virtually all aspects of front-, middle- and back-office operations. He holds a Master’s degree in Engineering from Aalborg University and a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Copenhagen Business School.

Session speakers

Anders Kirkeby

Anders Kirkeby

Technical Fellow, VP - Enterprise Architecture, SimCorp

Description

Anders joined SimCorp in 2008 and is responsible for the platform capability and architecture strategy across the SimCorp product portfolio. Previously, Anders kept SimCorp Dimension current – now it’s more about driving us into a future based on cloud, machine learning, and advanced scalability.

Arne E. Jørgensen

Arne E. Jørgensen

Product Manager for Accounting, SimCorp

Description

Arne, M.Sc. in Engineering in 1980 and Graduate Diploma in Finance in 1984, has been with SimCorp since 1988 and has held technical, managerial, and expert positions. He has been Product Manager for Accounting since 2002.

Benoît Glineur

Benoît Glineur

Global Product Strategist, SimCorp

Description

Benoît has worked with clients within the investment management industry for the past 17 years in Benelux and France. He has gained a deep expertise from consulting, sales, product management, and product marketing related to buy-side software deployment. He is a subject-matter expert covering all standardization aspects of the investment management value chain.

Bernd Weyers

Bernd Weyers

Sr. Manager, Application Services, SimCorp

Description

Bernd Weyers is a Senior Manager in Operational Services with more than 15 years of experience in managing the delivery of application services to SimCorp clients.

Brent Rossum

Brent Rossum

Product Portfolio Manager for Front Office, CFA

Description

Brent holds a B.Sc. in Economics from the University of Minnesota, USA, and a M.Sc. in Finance from the ICMA Centre, University of Reading, UK. Prior to joining SimCorp in 2010, he has worked in front office product management at Bloomberg, TradeWeb, and Charles River Development.

Carl Balslev Clausen

Carl Balslev Clausen

Product Manager for Structured Products, SimCorp

Description

Carl joined SimCorp in 2007 and is responsible for overseeing the direction of the instrument valuation platform as well as structured products. He has played a lead role in the development of SimCorp’s XpressInstruments module and has over 15 years of experience in the software industry.

Carsten Kunkel

Carsten Kunkel

Head of Regulatory Center of Excellence, SimCorp

Description

Carsten joined SimCorp in 2005, firstly working in presales and now focusing on providing clients with standard solutions for regulatory challenges. His team is responsible for monitoring the regulatory environment and providing timely solutions to SimCorp’s clients.

Christian Arjen Brockhus

Christian Arjen Brockhus

Product Manager for IBOR and Solution Architect, SimCorp

Description

Arjen joined SimCorp in 2005 and has held several consultancy project management positions across different regions. In 2013, he moved into the role of Solution Architect in Global Consulting focusing on the Investment Book of Records (IBOR) standard solutions and driving the SimCorp Standard Platform initiative. Arjen has a MSc degree from the University of Eindhoven, NL.

David Wheatley

David Wheatley

Product Manager for Compliance, SimCorp

Description

In 2007, David joined SimCorp Ltd. from LatentZero, where he was Head of Implementation Consultancy for their ‘best-of-breed’ compliance system. David has around 20 years of experience in the software industry, working with some of the world’s biggest asset managers to implement investment restriction checking applications.

Duncan Cooper

Duncan Cooper

Product Manager for Data Management & Connectivity, SimCorp

Description

Duncan joined SimCorp in 2017, to oversee the Data Management and Connectivity domains within SimCorp. He has held multiple leadership roles in major software, consulting, and data vendor firms in the buy-side industry for over 25 years.

Else Braathen

Else Braathen

Product Manager for Risk Management, SimCorp

Description

Else is responsible for the direction of the risk and investment forecasting solutions and has played a lead role in the development of SimCorp’s Risk Analysis Manager and Strategy Manager. Else worked with financial risk management for 13 years prior to joining SimCorp’s Product Management in 2006.

Even Claussen

Even Claussen

Global Product Strategist, SimCorp

Description

Even joined SimCorp in 2010. He has more than 20 years of experience in the IT industry where he has held various marketing management positions. Even holds a Master of Business Administration from Boston University.

Fabian Klar

Fabian Klar

Business Development Manager, REGIS-TR S.A.

Description

Fabian joined REGIS-TR in December 2017 and has taken over the role as Business Development Manager. Previously he was a Relationship Manager at Clearstream Banking S.A. and is responsible for institutional client relations across Europe.

As REGIS-TR has outsourced the Relationship Management to Clearstream Banking S.A. he was one of the lead Relationship Managers for REGIS-TR, with expertise in the regulatory reporting space built up since EMIR reporting went live. He was also key relationship manager for a number of REGIS-TR clients, including a number of Tier 1 European Banks.

He joined Clearstream Banking S.A. in April 2011 as a specialist in the tax department. Fabian holds a degree in International Business and Finance from University of applied science, Trier.

Gernot Schmidt

Gernot Schmidt

Product Manager Regulation, SimCorp

Description

Gernot Schmidt joined SimCorp in 2004 and gained broad product and client knowledge through presales roles in Germany, UK, and North America. In 2015 Gernot moved into a role as product manager covering all product impact areas of major financial regulations, including MiFID II, GDPR, and SFTR. He holds a master degree in Physics from the University of Technology in Dresden, Germany.

Hugues Chabanis

Hugues Chabanis

Product Manager for Alternative Investments, SimCorp

Description

Hugues joined SimCorp in 2015 to support our offering within the alternative asset class. He has 15 years’ experience in the alternative assets software industry, from the buy-side to the vendor side, evolving in various job positions including consulting, sales, and product management.

Igor Gramatikovski

Igor Gramatikovski

Product Manager for Securities Processing, SimCorp

Description

Igor is responsible for SimCorp’s Securities Processing solutions and strategy. Prior to joining SimCorp, he worked at Citibank’s Securities and Fund Services, after being responsible for the EMEA Alliance Program at Markit. Igor started his career at Thomson Reuters as a Fixed Income Content Product Manager.

Jacob Goltermann

Jacob Goltermann

Product Portfolio Manager, Technology, SimCorp

Description

Jacob joined SimCorp in 1997, serving in various management positions developing SimCorp Dimension from its early days to today’s comprehensive investment management solution. Since 2016, he has been responsible for system operations and the technology foundation including our cloud strategy.

James Carter

James Carter

Product Manager for IBOR and Solution Architect, SimCorp

Description

James joined SimCorp in 1998 and has held a number of consultancy positions in different geographies. In 2010, he moved into his current role in Product Management taking responsibility for the team who sets the product roadmap for the ‘Back Office’ areas and the Investment Book of Records (IBOR). James has a degree in Mathematics and Physics from the University of Bristol, UK.

Jens Borg

Jens Borg

Lead Product Owner, SimCorp

Description

Jens joined SimCorp in 2005, primarily focusing on Oracle Database technology and technical challenges like performance and scalability. For the past five years, he has also worked with system operations improvements like automation and simplification.

Jesper Aagaard

Jesper Aagaard

Senior Manager, Application Services, SimCorp

Description

Jesper is a Senior Manager in Operational Services, having more than 15 years of experience with SimCorp and in recent years focusing on developing SimCorp’s Services portfolio.

Joachim Bonding

Joachim Bonding

Product Manager for System Operations, SimCorp

Description

Joachim joined SimCorp in 2017 and is responsible for overseeing the direction of system operations for SimCorp Dimension. Joachim has worked as Head of System Operations departments responsible for mission-critical systems with high uptime expectations and transaction volumes.

Julian Köster

Julian Köster

Managing Director, Preyer

Description

Lars Moestrup

Lars Moestrup

Vice President, Global Consulting, SimCorp

Description

Lars joined SimCorp in 2017 as Vice President in Global Consulting. He comes with more than 20 years of experience working with consulting in software companies. At SimCorp, Lars focuses on standardization and delivery excellence.

Lars Ole Hansen

Lars Ole Hansen

Product Manager for Performance, BI, and KPI, SimCorp

Description

Lars Ole has taken up different roles in SimCorp since 2000, such as implementing SimCorp Dimension reporting/middle office solutions and being responsible for our data warehouse product. He is now responsible for the Performance Manager and KPI Manager within Product Management.

Mark Baker

Mark Baker

Product Portfolio Manager for IBOR, SimCorp

Description

Mark joined SimCorp in 2016 and is responsible for support for derivatives, collateral management, repo, and securities finance. He holds an MBA from London Business School and is a CFA charterholder.

Mark Steadman

Mark Steadman

Executive Director, European Head, Product Development

Description

Mark Steadman, Executive Director, is the European Head of Product Development and Change Management for the Global Trade Repository at DTCC. Specializing in trade reporting and risk management, Mark has led numerous projects through new product development, transformation and change management.

Marlena Fitts

Marlena Fitts

Global Product Strategist for Front Office, SimCorp

Description

Marlena joined SimCorp in 2016 and oversees the front office global go-to-market strategy. Prior, she held leadership positions at a service provider, a consulting firm, and most recently, a couple of investment management software firms. Marlena has over 25 years’ experience in the industry.

Martin Bjørling-Poulsen

Martin Bjørling-Poulsen

Senior Manager, Global Consulting, SimCorp

Description

Martin is globally responsible for leading the build and delivery of SimCorp’s Standard Platform and Standard Components. He has been with SimCorp since 2003, prior to his current position taking on a number of roles both in SimCorp’s Product Division and the Northern Europe Market Unit.

Martin Shaw

Martin Shaw

Product Manager for Portfolio Management, SimCorp

Description

Martin joined SimCorp in September 2008 and is responsible for leading the direction of the Asset Manager. He has over 15 years of experience in the financial markets software industry and previously worked in the capital markets managing global trading portfolios.

Matthew Reid

Matthew Reid

Product Manager for Trading, SimCorp

Description

Matthew joined SimCorp in 2005 and is responsible for overseeing the direction of the order management platform. He has played a lead role in the development of SimCorp’s Order Manager module and has over 15 years of experience in the software industry.

Michael Sinnet

Michael Sinnet

Product Manager for Data Warehouse, SimCorp

Description

Michael joined SimCorp last year as responsible for the Data Warehouse area. He has 15 years of experience in the financial industry – among them being responsible for the data warehouse unit in Danske Capital thereby bringing significant client and market relevant experience into SimCorp.

Paul Michael

Paul Michael

Product Manager for Reconciliation and Money Markets, SimCorp

Description

Paul joined SimCorp in 2011 and initially worked in a Development Team tasked with designing and building SimCorp’s new Reconciliation Manager application. He originally worked for an institutional stockbroker before working for other global fintech companies.

Peter Erik Hertel

Peter Erik Hertel

Product Manager for Fund Accounting, SimCorp

Description

Peter joined SimCorp in 1988 and has had various roles within market units and product division, the last 10 years being the product manager for Fund Accounting. He has been a key player in shaping the workflow management for Fund and Portfolio Administration processes.

Ramesh Rabadiya

Ramesh Rabadiya

Global Presales Principal, SimCorp

Description

Ramesh joined SimCorp in 2015 as a Global Presales Principal. With almost 20 years of experience in capital markets, he has a wealth of knowledge in data management and warehousing. Prior to this position he held senior roles at specialist data management companies and investment banks.

Tomas Edwards

Tomas Edwards

Global Product Strategist, SimCorp

Description

Tomas spent 18 years in global roles and locations with UBS Wealth Management and a short stint leading the Wealth Management business of a rival software provider before joining SimCorp in 2016. He utilizes his knowledge to lead the strategy for, amongst others, client communication products.

Tom Colpaert

Tom Colpaert

Senior Manager, Presales, SimCorp

Description

Tom joined SimCorp’s Professional Services team in 2005 to implement SimCorp Dimension solutions at many of SimCorp’s clients in the Netherlands. In 2014, Tom joined the presales team in SimCorp Benelux and is now heading up the presales team in SimCorp Northern Europe.

Øyvind Fjeldvik Evensen

Øyvind Fjeldvik Evensen

Business Consultant Principal, Global Consulting, SimCorp

Description

Øyvind joined SimCorp in 2000 and is responsible for SimCorp’s Delivery Excellence activities globally. He is heavily involved in evolving the SimCorp Standard Platforms concept and has extensive experience from managing international SimCorp Dimension implementation programs.

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