There are numerous catalysts driving a massive transformation of the capital markets industry, and these same market forces are reshaping the technology landscape. In Part I of this white paper series examining the dynamics and future of front office risk technology, Numerix Chief Strategy Officer and SVP of Client Services, Satyam Kancharla delivers an expert view on these drivers of change and their implications for the current and future state of the capital markets.

Readers will gain insight into:

  • The volatile global macroeconomic and geopolitical scene
    • Rise in global interest rates
    • Trade wars and currency devaluations
    • The Brexit uncertainty
    • Slowing global growth


  • Changes in market structure and evolving regulatory developments
    • The phaseout of LIBOR
    • MiFID II and PRIIPS
    • ISDA initiatives
    • FRTB


The influence and nimble pace of technology-driven innovation and the possibilities it offers to derivatives market players will be covered in Part 2 of this series.

Author Biography

Satyam Kancharla, Chief Strategy Officer and Senior Vice President, Numerix
Mr. Kancharla, as Chief Strategy Officer and Senior Vice President, is responsible for corporate strategy and currently heads the Client Solutions Group at Numerix. This group is responsible for Product Management, Financial Engineering and Business Analysis. Prior to this, he has served in various roles in Quantitative Software Development, Financial Engineering and Client Services at Numerix. Before transferring to Numerix in New York City, he was the CTO for Numerix Japan LLC in Tokyo, heading the Pre-Sales and Financial Engineering teams for Asia. Prior to joining Numerix in 2003, Mr. Kancharla also worked with Merrill Lynch and GE Capital in Quantitative Finance and Product Development roles. He holds an MBA degree from New York University’s Stern School of Business, an MSc degree in Applied Statistics and Informatics from Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay and a BSc in Mathematics and Computers from the University of Mumbai.


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