Numerix has developed a new series of webinars that features clients discussing their hard-won secrets and practical tips on building and leveraging technology for maximum benefit in their OTC derivatives businesses. You can gain insights on software development, managing data, building risk systems, and enhancing quantitative platforms, among other capabilities.

Derivatives Insider Webinar Series:

Webinar 1: Cautionary Insights on Software Development

In the inaugural webinar of the series, the Chief Technology Officer from Capstone Investment Advisors, Sean Huba, joins Numerix’s CMO James Jockle to discuss some troubling trends he’s observed in software development, and how firms can address them before they cause serious problems.

One topic in particular—development of proprietary systems using open-source code—has received much industry attention, but Sean sees firms making serious mistakes and offers suggestions on how to solve them.

Webinar 2: Practical Implementation of a Quantitative Platform for Risk & Valuation Analytics

Here, the Chief Risk Officer from Exos Financial, Philippe Hatstadt, joins Numerix’s CMO James Jockle to discuss how Philippe and the team at Exos have built a proprietary risk system to support their Risk function.

With deep trading and risk management experience on Wall Street across sell-side and buy-side institutions, Philippe knows what it takes to successfully build and utilize a risk system, as well as how to avoid common pitfalls. In this webinar, he shared some of this hard-earned wisdom with the Numerix audience.