New insurance laws, proposed pension reforms, revised rules on risk exposures -- the heat is definitely on financial services firms to review their technology capabilities. How can your firm meet these challenges efficiently, effectively and transparently? 

In this webinar, our panel of experts discusses why more precise and more robust actuarial modeling is the answer. As models and demands continue to grow in size and complexity, so too should your firm’s ability to handle data and use it to inform daily decisions. 

Listen in as our pros ponder:

  • What the industry drivers are and how they affect the actuarial sciences.
  • What role more precise modeling will play in asset-liability matching and P&L management.
  • How IT will be affected.
  • Which technology investments enable more complex modeling.

Featured Speakers

Jeff Hong Jeff Hong, CFA
Director of Financial Services Industry Marketing
Platform Computing

Jeff Hong is Director of Financial Services Industry Marketing at Platform Computing, a leader in cluster, grid and cloud management software. He has held senior management and advisory roles at technology suppliers to the financial services industry. Hong is particularly interested in the application of new technology to meet the industry's evolving requirements and drivers. He was a key member of Sun Microsystems' Java initiative, holding global oversight for the company's first commercial Java tools. Hong graduated from the University of California at Berkeley with a degree in computer science.

Paul MoyerPaul Moyer
Lead Technical Analyst
Ameriprise Financial Inc.

Paul Moyer is a subject matter expert on grid computing. He has more than 32 years of technical experience at companies such as Ameriprise, American Express, Honeywell and Alliant Techsystems -- the latter two of which were in the area of embedded real-time systems for the US military.

At Ameriprise, the grid computing infrastructure supports three different finance and actuarial applications for modeling and risk analysis. Moyer designs and operates that infrastructure and is responsible for the relationship between IT and end users of grid applications. He graduated from Bethel University in Minnesota with a bachelor's degree in mathematics and physics.

Stuart Rose Stuart Rose
Global Marketing Manager, Insurance

Stuart Rose began his career as an actuary and now has more than 20 years of experience in the insurance industry. Prior to joining SAS, he worked for a leading global insurance company in its life and property and its casualty divisions.

Rose also was responsible for marketing, product management and application development at a variety of software vendors. He has played an active role in the successful development and implementation of enterprise systems, working with insurance companies in the US, UK, Europe and South Africa. Rose graduated from Sheffield University with a BSc in mathematical studies.

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