September 20, 2016 | Roosevelt Hotel, New York, NY
Next to Grand Central Station on East 45th St and Madison Avenue, Midtown, New York

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Capital markets Event Overview

Big Data, Cloud, Linux, Low Latency, Networks, Data Centers, Cost Savings.

Wall Street Capital Markets project managers, front office and back office managers, traders, data analysts, code writers, programmers will assemble at this 2016 HPC Show and Conference, Sept 19

New for 2016 – The data center market is a major budget category for the Capital Markets this year, an increase of 8% in capital budgets for 2016.

This 13th Annual HPC networking opportunity will assemble 400 Wall Street capital market professionals at one time and one place in New York.

This HPC for Wall Street - Big Data and Cloud conference is focused on Cloud and Big Data, High Put-through, Low Latency, Networks, DataCenters, lowering costs of operation. Our Show is an efficient one-day showcase and networking opportunity. 

Leading companies will be showing their newest systems live on-the-show floor. 

Qualified end-users from capital market firms may register on a no cost basis. Must have valid end-user credentials to qualify.

Register in advance for the full conference program which includes general sessions, drill-down sessions, a new code writers track, an industry luncheon, coffee breaks, exclusive viewing times in the exhibits, and more. Save $100. $295 in advance. $395 on site. 

Don’t have time for the full Conference?

Attend the free Show. Register online.

2015 Gold Sponsors

Cisco Systems
Red Hat
Juniper Networks

2015 Media Sponsors

HP Wire Datanami
Linux Journal
Linux Pro Magazine
Wall Street Technology Association

2015 Conference Program

7:30 – 8:30 am  Registration and Coffee Service in the Exhibits.

8 – 4 pm   Exhibits open with exclusive show viewing times.

8:30 – 9:20 am  Session 1 Keynote Session

Cloud, Big Data, and the New Trading Landscape.

Moderator: Dave Weber, Director Financial Services Industry, Lenovo    
Dino Vitale, TD Securities                                                                                
Harvey Stein, Head of Credit Risk Modeling, Bloomberg                         
Shagun Bali, Analyst, TABB Group                                                                  

9:20 – 10:15 am Session 2 Keynote Session

Open Source, Open Stack, Open Architectures, Open Innovation.

  • Over the past 20 years the IT industry has experienced a significant shift in software development and deployment lead by Linux and the Open Source community.
  • IBM has taken the next step in Open Enterprise Architecture with IBM OpenPOWER and the OpenPOWER Foundation.
  • Working with Google, IBM, NVIDIA, Mellanox and Tyan founded the OpenPOWER Foundation to provide an open, licensable enterprise computing architecture to the open market.  The result is open innovation from chip and component design, to systems and platforms, to new optimized HPC and data processing workloads.  There are currently over 150 members of OpenPOWER.
  • This panel discussion will cover the value of Open Architectures, design options, enhancements specific to HPC and financial analytics, and use case examples of OpenPOWER in capital markets. 

Moderator: Terry Keene, CEO, Integration Systems                 
Bishop Brock, Research Staff, IBM Research                             
John W. Lockwood, CEO, Algo-Logic Systems                         
Gideon Goldman, Product Manager, Informatica      
Jeffrey Sporn, Sr Bus Dev Manager, NVIDIA

10:15 – 11 am   Coffee Break in the Exhibits. Exclusive show viewing time.

11 – 11:50 am Session 3  Concurrent Session (select one of two)

Driving Change – How HP is Enabling the Convergence of Big Data and HPC.

On this panel, HP will lead an interactive discussion on practically guiding customers to the convergence of HPC and Big Data we’ve all been hearing about.  From purpose built HPC and big data server platforms, to key strategic ISVs in the market, to innovative new ways to handle high compute and vast storage, the transition that is happening is a reality.  Joining HP will be key Hadoop and Lustre software leaders       

Moderator: Joseph George, WW Servers Director of Big Data and High Performance Computing, Hewlett-Packard
Lacee McGee, Sr Product Manager-Big Data Eco-System, Hewlett-Packard
Bob Gaines, Director – Financial Service Solutions, Seagate
Vamsi Chemitiganti, General Manager - Financial Services, Hortonworks

11 – 11:50 am Session 4    Concurrent Session (select one of two)

Rethinking Message Queues: Capacity, Performance and Capability for Modern HPC Problems.

  • When to use message queues
  • Problems with traditional queues
  • Rethinking queues for modern systems
  • Beyond traditional queues – do more, faster

Jeffrey M. Birnbaum, Founder & CEO, 60East Technologies, Inc.                       

Session 5        

12 – 1 pm   Luncheon for Conference Registrants. Network with colleagues in a congenial luncheon period.

1 – 1:30 pm      Coffee and Dessert Service in the Exhibits. Exclusive show viewing time.

1:30 – 2:15 pm  Concurrent Sessions (select one of two)

1:30 – 2:15 pm Session 6      Concurrent Session (select one of two)

Distributed Compute for Both Performance and Cost Optimization.

  • Utilizing compute resources derived from both Servers and network resources is now commonplace in the financial industry.
  • Processing power is now based on not only classic X86 Architecture but also FPGA and GPU’s.
  • The diverse set of architectures can easily provide high performance but can be challenging to remain cost effective and reliable. 
  • The tools range from basic bit programming to high-level data flow programming.

Andy Bach, VP & Chief Architect Financial Services, Juniper Networks                

1:30 – 2:15 pm Session 7          Concurrent Session (select one of two)

HPC Watersheds: Modern Architectures & Modern Codes.

Computing parallelism is found at nearly all levels of hardware, with high levels of computational efficiency as a result. Our existing software need to take advantage of the high-performance features of modern architecture with legacy algorithms and programming tools. To realize performance on these codes, we must an ecosystem with code modernization, development tools, and training/educational opportunities. Intel's current and future architectures will address this modernization watershed.

Jason Sewall, Parallel Computer Lab Scientist, Intel                  

2:15 – 2:30 pm  Coffee Break in the Exhibits   Exclusive show viewing time.

2:30 – 3:15 pm  Concurrent Sessions (select one of two)

2:30 – 3:15 pm Session 8          Concurrent Session (select one of two)

Solving Financial Big Data Problems with Graphs.

  • Graphs are finding wider application in finance.
  • They are oftentimes easier and more efficient to solve.
  • And they benefit from new types of hardware and architectures now available.
  • Real-world application benchmarks are presented.
  • Big Graphs aver Big Data. A new trend?

Andrew Sheppard, Adjunct Professor Baruch College - Micron               

2:30 – 3:15 pm Session 9          Concurrent Session (select one of two)

HPC Meets Big Data in FS: Why and How.

  • Hadoop: where its come from
  • And where we are going
  • Common technology combinations and use cases
  • Hyperconvergence and storage hierarchy management
  • Bringing Cray technologies to big data analytics

Philip Filleul, Segment Director – Financial Services, Cray Inc.               
Steve Yatko, CEO, Oktay Technology                           

3:15 – 4 pm       Beverage Service in the Exhibits        Exclusive show viewing time.

4 pm     Exhibits close at 4 pm.

4 – 4:50 pm    Session 10       Session

Cloud and Big Data and Enterprise Architecture.
Moderator: Phil Albinus, Editor Traders Magazine, SourceMedia            
Rob Krugman, VP Digital Strategy, Broadridge Financial Solutions          
Nikita Ivanov, Founder & CTO, GridGain           
Dave Malik, Sr Director, Advanced Services, Cisco                     
Brian Oliver, Architect, Oracle

Speakers and Program subject to change.

4 pm  Exhibits Conclude.                4:50 pm  Conference Concludes.

2015 Speakers

Terry Keene
Integration Systems
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Dave Weber
Fin Services Industry, Lenovo
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Shagun Bali
TABB Group
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Harvey Stein
Head of Credit Risk Modeling
Bloomberg (invited)
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Dino Vitale
TD Securities
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Rob Krugman
VP Digital Stratedy
Broadridge Financial Solutions
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Philip Filleul
Segment Director - Financial Services
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Bishop Brock
Research Staff
IBM Research
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Jeffrey M. Birnbaum
Founder & CEO
60East Technologies, Inc.
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Andy Bach
Chief Architect, Financial Services
Juniper Networks
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Phil Albinus
Traders Magazine, SourceMedia
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Steve Yatko
Oktay Technology
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John W. Lockwood
Algo-Logic Systems
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Andrew Sheppard
Adjunct Prof
Baruch College, Micron
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Jason Sewall
Parallel Computer Lab Scientist
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Nikita Ivanov
Founder & CTO
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Gideon Goldman
Product Manager
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Jeffrey Sporn
Senior Business Development Manager
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Joseph George
Executive Director of Server Big Data Strategy and HPC & Big Data Solutions
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Lacee McGee
Sr Product Manager - Big Data Ecosystem
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Brian Oliver
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Bob Gaines
Director -- Financial Service Solutions
Seagate Cloud Solutions / Electronic Systems
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Vamsi Chemitiganti
General Manager - Financial Services
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2014 Speakers

John Ramsay,
Chief Market Policy & Regulatory Officer
IEX Group
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Brian Bulkowski,
CTO & Founder
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Jeffrey M Birnbaum,
Founder & CEO
60East Technologies
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Cory Isaacson,
CEO, Chief Technology Officer
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Dino Vitale (invited),
Morgan Stanley Quality Assurance & Production Management
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Phil Albinus,
Editor Traders Magazine
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Olivier Baetz,
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Jeffrey Kutler,
GARP Risk Professional
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Paul Jameson,
Sr Director, Global Financial Services
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Harvey Stein,
Head of Credit Risk Modeling
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Dave Malik,
Sr Director, Solutions Architecture
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Frank Greco,
Director of Technology
Kaazing Corporation
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Tyler Hannan,
Director of Technical Marketing
Basho Technologies Inc.
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Nick Ciarleglio,
Distinguished Systems Engineer
Arista Networks
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Ramakrishna Karedla,
Performance Architect, HPC/Financial Services
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Moiz Kohari (invited)
Vice President - Advanced Platform Engineering
London Stock Exchange
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Ed Turkel
Manager, WW HPC Marketing
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Dave Weber
IBM Global Prog Exec Wall St Ctr for Excellence
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Dan Lynn
Technical Strategist
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D. John Shakshober
Sr Consulting Engineer
Red Hat
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Will Ochandarena
Director of Product Management at MapR
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Vamsi Chemitiganti
Chief Architect
Red Hat
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David Rukshin
Chief Technology Officer
WorldQuant, LLC
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Nick Papadonis
Sr Software Performance Engineer
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Mike Beller

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Mark Connolly
Financial Services Head

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