Speakers

Scott Cooper

Scott Cooper

FISD Asia-Pac Regional Representative & Partner, Saquish Partners

Scott spent seven years as the Asia Pacific Global Banking & Financial Markets (GB&FM) Marketing Lead with BT. Scott has been involved representing GB&FM in Prosperity marketing initiatives and interventions and also has responsibilities for APAC Marketing activities for GB&FM Propositions such as BT Unified Trading, BT Radianz and Payments. The objective is to develop BT’s presence for the entire portfolio of core and GB&FM services with financial institutions in the region supporting Steve Rathborne and the APAC GB&FM teams. Scott joined BT as part of the Radianz acquisition in March 2005. He expanded Radianz’s footprint to include Developing Markets such as Korea, Taiwan, China, India UAE and Russia as part of BT Radianz’s infrastructure and cross-border trading strategy to provide secure, reliable and scalable connectivity to the financial community. Prior to joining BT Scott was APAC Deputy Managing Director at Moneyline Telerate, a Market Data vendor that was acquired by Reuters. He also had other key roles in market data and network services. During his career Scott has become familiar with Over-The-Counter (OTC) products such as FX, Fixed Income, Credit Derivatives, etc. where the trading does not take place on an exchange but through money brokers as well as exchange-traded financial products including fixed income, derivatives and commodities. Scott is a member of the Society of Technical Analysts and the FIX Protocol Limited industry groups. He is also versed in regulatory and network service provision issues. Scott has lived in Hong Kong and Singapore for over 25 years and currently resides in Singapore.

David  Davies

David Davies

Global Head, Market Data Control & Efficiency, Standard Chartered Bank

 

John Doherty

Senior Solution Architect , Software AG / APAMA

 

Martin Haines

Managing Director, Asia ex-Japan, First Derivatives

Nick Merritt

Nick Merritt

Program Director, FISD

Nick joined FISD in May 2007 and works with members focused on anti-piracy of market data, data provider contract licenses and policies as well as communication among participants in the market data industry. In addition, he serves as the primary point of contact for the Data Vendor Constituent Group and the Index Forum Group. Prior to joining FISD Nick was employed with the American Bankers Association from 2002-2007 and with The NASDAQ Stock Market from 1987 – 2001 where he served as Senior Director Issuer Services. Nick holds a BA from The University of Mississippi and an MBA from The George Washington University.

Eric Neo

Eric Neo

Chief Executive Officer & Founder, Neo & Partners Global Private Limited

Eric Neo Say Wei founded Neo & Partners Global in 2014 and is the Chief Executive Officer. He is responsible for building the firm’s brand reputation and business expansion as Singapore and Asia 1st of-its-kind Trading-Atrium featured in The Business Times, Channel NewsAsia and the Financial Times.

Prior to setting up Neo & Partners Global, Mr. Neo was Senior Vice President - Commodities, Derivatives and Securities at FlexTrade Systems. During his tenure, he successfully strategized the penetration into the China Derivatives market with its state-of-the-art Futures trading system deployed at Haitong Futures Co.

He has vast experiences in the electronic trading industry, especially in the areas of business expansion in Asia-Pacific region. Before FlexTrade Systems, Mr. Neo held several senior positions including RTS Realtime Systems’ Sales Director Asia Pacific, Head of Sales (ex-Japan) of CMC Markets, and Group Head of E-Business at UOB-Kay Hian.

He has over 14 years of experience in the financial services technology field across voice and electronic trading industry. He studied Management Information Systems at Washington State University.

Mr. Neo is actively involved in the Singapore Armed Forces, further extending his service voluntarily as an Infantry Officer in a Leadership Command appointment of a National Service Infantry Battalion. He is also an alumni of the Singapore Armed Forces Training Institute Military Institute and Anglo-Chinese School.

Mr. Neo is also a member of The Singapore Institute of Directors.

Franck Peltier

Franck Peltier

Managing Director APAC, Asset Control

Franck Peltier is Managing Director for Asset Control in the APAC region, responsible for the continued expansion of the organisation as it maintains its international growth. Franck has a wealth of experience in both the APAC investment banking sector and asset management technology, having spent 18 years based in Hong Kong with SunGard and GL Trade, selling IT solutions to the financial sector as COO and CEO.

Chris Pickles

Chris Pickles

-, Bloomberg

Arun Prasad

Arun Prasad

Director - Business Development (Asia), Thomson Reuters

 

Rajat Rakesh

Director, Analytics & Big Data Solutions, Oracle

 

Ting Shang Ping

Consultant, Snap Innovations

Peter Tierney

Peter Tierney

Asia Head - Deriv/SERV, DTCC

 

Christopher Tiu

Director / Head of Sell-Side Business Development- APAC, Eze Software Group

 

T.K. Yap

Executive Director, OCBC Securities