IBM is a global technology and innovation company that offers a broad portfolio of capabilities for banking, insurance and financial markets. Innovation is in our DNA, and we are engaging with financial services clients, across the globe, to transform their businesses using cognitive technology. In late 2016, IBM created Watson Financial Services (WFS) to better service the Financial Services industry. Through the acquisition of Promontory Financial Group - the leading regulatory expert firm - and through harnessing the AI capabilities of Watson, WFS is transforming the risk and compliance management with a suite of cognitive based RegTech offerings across Financial Risk, Financial Crimes and Regulatory Compliance. We are looking forward to the Buy Side Risk USA meeting and to having conversations with attendees on topics ranging from rapid digitization, RegTech, challenging economic environment, expanding risk of sophisticated fraud, blockchain and to highlighting cognitive capabilities in practice. For more information, visit http://www.ibm.com/RegTech

Beacon is the only vendor of trading and risk management tools that provides clients with a best-in-class infrastructure solution and transparency into its source code. Beacon's end user applications are integrated within a proven enterprise development platform, giving the business maximum flexibility to pivot quickly as opportunities and requirements change. 
Beacon CTRMS provides physical and financial commodity traders with a suite of unrivalled powerful end-user applications built on top of Beacon Standard and combined in a single comprehensive toolkit. Leveraging our experience in building and deploying enterprise technology at some of the largest and most successful financial institutions in the world, we designed Beacon to provide the right blend of rigorous controls, agility, and scale.


Numerix is the leading provider of innovative capital markets technology solutions and real-time intelligence capabilities for trading and risk management. Committed to out-of-the box thinking, the exploration and adoption of latest technologies, Numerix is dedicated to driving a more open, fintech oriented, digital financial services market. Built upon a 20+ year analytical foundation of deep practical knowledge, experience and IT understanding, Numerix is uniquely positioned in the financial services ecosystem to help its users reimagine operations, modernize business processes and capture profitability. For more information, please visit www.numerix.com

Quantitative Risk Management is the world's leading enterprise risk management consulting firm. QRM develops industry-leading risk management principles, practices, and models, and provides clients with the advice, knowledge, and tools necessary to adopt those innovations, thus increasing their risk-adjusted returns. For over 25 years, QRM has partnered with clients to enhance their ability to measure risk, identify profitable opportunities, and make sound financial decisions. With offices in Chicago, London, and Singapore, QRM has established over 250 long-term engagements with top financial institutions from the banking, finance, and insurance industries worldwide.

State Street Global Exchange helps our clients lower costs, manage risk, enhance performance and raise assets. We're addressing these challenges by helping our clients manage and make sense of data, transforming it into opportunities that help generate value and actionable insights. We offer solutions that help client business models evolve.

TriOptima's triCalculate service provides centralised, web-based independent trade valuations and XVA risk calculations for OTC derivatives using transparent, consistent models across a range of asset classes and business units.

triCalculate XVA: Easily scalable, the triCalculate XVA service enables you to price, report and validate your XVA risk calculations, saving resources and increasing precision. triCalculate eliminates the complexity of XVA by producing high-volume risk calculations including CVA, DVA, FVA, MVA, KVA, and other capital-related calculations tailored specifically for your portfolio.

triCalculate Valuation: The triCalculate Valuation service provides truly independent and unbiased verification checks on your OTC derivatives trade valuations, calculated using NEX market data. triCalculate Valuation covers prices across asset classes and currencies, including vanilla and exotic products

triCalculate SIMM™ Sensitivities: Easy to integrate and requiring only your trade file, triCalculate produces SIMM™ inputs in-line with the latest SIMM™ model. Users can simplify compliance to the new initial margin requirements with SIMM™ sensitivities calculations from the easy-to-use, cost-effective triCalculate service.

For more information visit http://www.trioptima.com/tricalculate/.

ActiveViam provides operational analytics solutions to business users in need of timely decision-making over fast-moving data. Our unique value comes into play in time-sensitive and data-intensive business processes that require operational, corrective or predictive decision making in order to better steer the business
We offer business users a single operational decision-making environment that helps continuously evaluate performance goals, instantly detect and analyze deviations, simulate the impact of scenarios and take relevant action - all in real time. Some of ActivePivot's key features are:

  • In-memory aggregation delivers fast responses on complex, large data queries.
  • Mixed workload DBMS supports transactional and analytical queries within the same environment.
  • Real-time alerts enable the detection of outliers and exploration of their cause at any point in the past.
  • Multi-dimensional queries provide the flexibility to explore data across as many dimensions as needed. 

ActiveViam operates from offices in New York, Paris, London, Hong Kong and Singapore.

The International Association for Quantitative Finance (IAQF) is the not-for-profit, professional society dedicated to fostering the profession of quantitative finance by providing platforms to discuss cutting-edge and pivotal issues in the field. Founded in 1992 as the International Association of Financial Engineers (IAFE), the IAQF is composed of individual academics and practitioners from banks, broker dealers, hedge funds, pension funds, asset managers, technology firms, regulators, accounting, consulting and law firms, and universities across the globe. The IAQF´s programs - from our area-specific committees to our monthly panel discussions to the Financial Engineer of the Year Award - are designed to provide our membership with uniquely valuable activities to enhance their work in the field and opportunities to network and socialize with their colleagues.

Risk Books has been a world leader in specialist books on risk management and the financial markets for over 20 years. Risk Books is proud to be a niche publisher that has quality as its top priority.

Our mission is to produce books that truly add value by delivering the very best information on our specialist subjects. And with more than 180 different titles currently in print, Risk Books covers a wide range of technical subjects for academics, practitioners, investors and corporate users - ranging from derivatives, hedge funds, quant analysis, credit, regulatory issues and operational risk to the energy, insurance and currency markets – with books for experts and scholars alike.