Marcia Asano is the CEO at Hekima. As an expert on data scientist and big data, developed the career always defending and disseminating the use of data in companies and organizations. She has +20 years’ experience in Data Science, Business Intelligence, Artificial Intelligence, DBM, CRM, Data Analytics, E-commerce, Digital Strategy, Social Analysis, Data Visualization, Digital Metrics and Data Quality. She has spent the past 14 years in executive positions building business focused on data-driven solutions: Hekima, Abril Big Data, Youfind Solutions, Alphabase and Datalistas. She consolidated Hekima as the most notable Artificial Intelligence company in Brazil, developing more than 100 projects in data science applying advanced technologies in AI for companies such as AMBEV, FIAT, Jeep, Saint-Gobain, Gerdau, Raizen, Embraer, Netshoes, Raizen, SOMOS Educação, Embratel, and others. Marcia created the first cooperative database Brazil’s consumers, Alphabase, with 74M unique consumers, representing 90% of Brazil’s GDP, with an estimated value of US$ 100M. Contemplating the union of large databases from important companies of different sectors: credit analysis, automotive, media, insurance, telecom and others. Constantly participating in international events (Strata, SXSW, DMA, E-tail, EEC, Connections, MIT IQIS) to connect Brazil with others organizations. Defender of the ethical use of data, was Member of the Board of CAPEM (Code of Self-Regulation for Email Practice Marketing), Council of ABEMD, Co-founder of QIBRAS (Information Quality Brazil) and Data Director of APP (Association of Advertising Professionals), acting directly on the issues involving laws on data: Marco Civil da Internet and Personal Data Protection laws. Won the prize Marketing Professional of the Year in 2010, and over 130 awards from different organizations (ABEMD, AMAUTA, ANER, ANATEC and Cannes Lion). Speaker at national and international conferences, such as Exosphere, Big Data & Competitive Intelligence, MIT Sloan, MIT IQIS and in 2014 hosted the first Big Data Week in Brazil. Establishes a leadership of multi-functional teams, ability to developing and training people with different skills. Passion in the use of data to be applied in solving complex problems. Vast experience in negotiating and structuring new business.
Head, Latin America Content Acquisition, Bloomberg
Roberto Carbonell heads the Latin America Content Acquisition team helping Banks, Brokers and third party sources showcase their products by bringing OTC pricing in the Fixed Income, FX, Derivatives Markets as well as other content types to the Bloomberg Professional Services. The company’s core business, which provides market-leading data, analytics and news to more than 325,000 business and financial professionals globally.
Mr. Carbonell joined Bloomberg in 1997, as a sales representative for Sao Paulo and Lima, and has held several key sales positions including trading systems in Argentina, team leader for the Brazilian Buy-Side and Sell-Side, launching Bloomberg Launchpad and IB in Latam. Prior to joining Bloomberg, Mr. Carbonell worked as a financial analyst at Coca-Cola FEMSA. Mr. Carbonell received a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Finance from New England College in 1992.
Paulo Eduardo de Souza Sampaio
Senior Director, Latin America, S&P Global
Geoffrey worked as pro classical musician in France (Orchestre de Paris). Head of Research for YAML in New York and Brazil, risk -arbitrage, special situations investing. He is fond of prototyping coding. He graduated from Top French Business School., double graduation in Classical Music. Co-patent depositor VideoAutopilot.
Thalita Franklin graduated in Computer Science from Universidade Paulista – UNIP and post-graduate MBA in Derivatives and Capital Markets from the BM&F Educational Institute. She was part of the Financial Risk and Modeling team at B3 for 4 years and is currently responsible for the analysis and investigation team of strategies and practices that do not compete to fair price formation at Itau Unibanco. Issues of interest: price formation and issues related to market microstructure; machine learning, blockchain and application of technologies to Financial Industry.
Associate, Itau Asset Management
Marcos Guirro is Associate at Itaú Asset Management. He is currently responsible for Business Relationship Management at Itaú Asset Management in charge of Charles River Investment Management System. He is responsible to select, acquire and handle new technologies related by TCA, Risk Platforms, news trading solutions, tools for knowledge Management and activities from support to PM Desks.
Before that he had worked at BVMF in Depository and Post-trading Systems. He was invited in 2010 to join a new area created inside BVMF in order to support managers and directors decisions related to make-or-buy IT solutions. Marcos has more than 18 year of experience in Financial Markets and Stock Exchange. He has attended to various training abroad in Stock Exchanges such as NYSE Euronext in United States and Latin America (Mexico, Chile, Uruguay and Argentina). He also participated in lectures in Federal Reserve. He graduated in Account (FEA/USP) and specialized in Management. He has an FIA/USP MBA in Project Management and specialization at University of La Verne/USA, Beijing Normal University/China and Pearson College/UK.
Superintendent of Data Products, B3
Daniel Kasinski is Superintendent of Data Products at B3 where he leads the team responsible for creating and monetizing new data products and services including distribution of end-of-day and reference pricing, analytical services, index licensing and APIs. Before joining B3 Daniel worked for 2 years as Portfolio Manager at BNP Paribas Partners, and for 6 years as a Trader at Itau BBA always focusing on LatAm currencies and rates. As a PM his focus was mostly on smart beta strategies and using ETFs and Index Futures to express his views.
Chief Commercial Officer, Bolsas y Mercados Argentinos (BYMA)
Founder, Avenue Securities
Graduated in Physics with a Masters in Quantum Field Theory in Curved Spaces, had diversified experience in the areas of Transport, Education and Retail. Always focused in technology with emphasis on Data Science and development of algorithms. Rodrigo was awarded the Wolfram Innovator Award in the USA in 2014, and today he is co-founder of Looqbox, a Startup that simplifies the search of information within companies using natural language.
Guillermo Parra Bernal
Guillermo is an economist with MA in economics from Universidad de los Andes in Colombia. He is currently a member of TradersClub, in charge of market relations and the information and educational part of the company. He worked at Bloomberg LP for ten years, and at Thomson Reuters for eight, on news, research and data areas. At Traders Clube he is responsible for companies and finances, with a strong focus on financial institutions and investment banking.
Paulo Ribas Chaves
Head of Mobile Solutions & Cognitive Services , Cedro Technologies
Paulo graduated in Business Administration by USP with specialization in Finance. He was an Itaú Executive in areas of Insurance and Private Pension and is now Head of Mobile Solutions & Cognitive Services at Cedro Technologies for 3 years ago.
IT Audit Manager, BSM
Anderson is currently IT Audit Manager of BSM. He holds a degree in Computer Science from Universidade Federal de São Carlos (UFSCar) and MSc degree in Computer Science from the same institution and received his MBA in IT Strategic Management from FGV (Fundação Getúlio Vargas). Over the past 8 years, Anderson has been responsible for the planning, execution and reports of IT audits in brokerage firms and other institutions that are part of Brazilian financial market. In addition, he provides support in regulatory requirements for compliance and governance professionals and also assists brokers firms and IT solutions providers assuring that their systems meet compliance requirements.
Chief Revenue Officer, Refinitiv
Debra leads all sales, client and partner relationship management and market development activities for Refinitiv. Her global team operating in 65 countries brings the entire range of Refinitiv solutions to meet the data analytics and workflow needs of our customers. She is a member of Refinitiv’s Executive Leadership Team and Executive Sponsor of the Women’s Network.
Debra has lived and worked on three continents, and has held senior executive positions across product,content, sales and marketing at Refinitiv and the Financial & Risk business division of Thomson Reuters since she joined the firm in 2003. She is also a board member of the Tradeweb Board of Managers.
Debra is a tireless advocate of gender equality and speaks globally on diversity and leadership as well as on the importance of ESG more broadly. Debra is an advisory board member at Springboard, a New York based
nonprofit that brings together entrepreneurs, investors, and industry experts to help women take their business plans to market.
Prior to joining Thomson Reuters, she was president and chief executive of Nucleus Inc., a technology start-up delivering enterprise solutions. Before that, she was the first female partner at Cantor Fitzgerald and a founding board member of the Cantor Financial Futures Exchange, the first electronic platform for trading U.S. Treasury
Ms. Walton recently was awarded the Waters Women in Technology and Data 2018 Lifetime achievement award and in 2017 the Gertrude Crain Award from the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) for her
extraordinary record of achievement and service. In 2016 she was acknowledged as a Springboard Enterprises Oracle honoree, championing women entrepreneurship. In 2015, she was named a Woman of Vision by the Anita
Borg Institute, won the coveted Merit Award from the Women’s Bond Club, and earned a spot on the New York Business Journal’s inaugural “Women of Influence” list. She has also won the New York Women’s Agenda Galaxy
Award and the Women’s Venture Fund Highest Leaf Award.
An avid golfer and sailor, Ms. Walton lives in New York with her husband.
Ken Wasch is the president of SIIA. Ken founded SIIA’s predecessor organization, the Software Publishers Association in the 1980s and has built the present-day SIIA around 5 industry groups: The Software & Services Division, the Education Technology Industry Network (ETIN); the Financial Information Services Division (FISD), Connectiv (B2B publishers), and the Specialized Information Publishers Association (SIPA).