Speakers

Speakers

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Kevin J Clarke

Executive Director, Group Regulatory and Governance, Americas

UBS

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Sunil Gangwani

Co-founder

PLOOTUS

Sunil Gangwani, Co-founder, PLOOTUS

Co-Founder of the fintech Start-up, Plootus. The company is developing an easy to use & integrated financial planning tool for retirement, focused especially on 401(k) market. Strategic business partner with 17 years of diverse experience in risk and finance roles with GE Capital, ING & PwC. Developed a risk appetite framework for a SIFI covering liquidity, credit and various other risk categories. Drafted liquidity stress framework for an FBO. Finance graduate from Shri Ram College of Commerce Delhi, India, Chartered Accountant from The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and MBA from NYU Stern School of business.

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Dr. Michael Jacobs

Senior Quantitative Analytics & Modelling Expert

PNC

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Andy Spero

President

Spero Risk Associates

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Samrah Kazmi

SAS

Senior Principal Consultant

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Lee Medoff

CEO

Hedgehog Analytics

Lee Medoff is the founder and CEO of Hedgehog Analytics, a data and analytics consulting firm that provides analytics services and solutions, with the Financial Services sector a primary area of focus. The firm advises tech startups as well, including those in the FinTech sector.

Lee began his career in finance with the Decision Sciences group of the credit card division of JPMorgan Chase, where he developed models to optimize the return on the bank’s card portfolio. He then joined the Models and Methodologies group of the New York Fed, where as part of the Bank Supervision group he focused on Credit and Operational risk, reviewing the models banks in the 2nd District used for Basel, Economic Capital and Stress Testing purposes.   Following the Fed he moved to Moody’s Analytics Risk Management Services, where he oversaw analytics teams in New York and India developing and customizing models for the firm’s software.  He also was a consultant for the Quantitative Advisory Services Group of EY’s Financial Services Risk Management practice, where he worked on stress testing, CCAR and CECL banking and trading book projects for large US and Global financial services clients.

He holds advanced degrees in Statistics from Columbia University and Economics from New York University.

Lee enjoys reading, cycling, and all things tech and is a die-hard foodie.