In-Memory Computing Driving the Digital Enterprise: A Panel Discussion

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A panel of industry experts including end users and vendors from ING, FSB Technology, CG Consultancy, GridGain Systems and Scaleout Software will discuss the impact of in-memory computing on the digital enterprise.

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ScaleOut Software, Inc.
Dr. William L. Bain founded ScaleOut Software in 2003 to develop in-memory data grid and in-memory computing products. As CEO, he has led the creation of numerous innovations for integrating data-parallel computing with in-memory data storage. Bill holds a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Rice University. Over a 38-year career focused on parallel computing, he has contributed to advancements at Bell Labs Research, Intel, and Microsoft, and holds several patents in computer architecture and distributed computing. Bill founded and ran three start-up companies prior to ScaleOut Software. The most recent, Valence Research, which developed and distributed Web load-balancing software, was acquired by Microsoft Corporation and is a key feature within the Windows Server operating system. As an investor and member of the screening committee for the Seattle-based Alliance of Angels, Bill is actively involved in entrepreneurship and the angel community. Bill has presented at the prior three IMCS conferences in San Francisco.
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CG Consultancy (UK) Limited
Director of CG Consultancy, Chris Goodall formerly held senior technology positions for companies such as IBM, UBS Investment Bank and Citigroup and has over 17 years’ technology experience from development through to management. CG Consultancy specialises in tech turnaround for fast growth businesses, due diligence reviews for investors as well providing and managing consultant teams for project implementation. He is also Co-Founder of software development firm www.fiveonetwo. CG Consultancy has developed an industry leading solution, using in-memory technology for JacTravel – an established £350m t/o provider of hotel accommodations. CG Consultancy have supplied a full Agile software development team in addition to Chris being interim CIO for the large scale integration project following a company acquisition by JacTravel in 2015.
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FSB Technology (UK) Ltd
Sam Lawrence has 16 years of experience within the remote gaming industry and is the CTO and co-founder of FSB Technology (UK) Ltd. FSB provide turnkey solutions for over a dozen sports betting operators across Europe, Africa and Asia, including managing betting markets across 23 sports and 75,000+ live events annually. Prior to founding FSB, Sam was the first employee and CTO at AIM-listed casino games supplier GAN Plc., where he was responsible for architecture and development of their regulated games content and gaming platform. Sam holds a degree in Mathematics and Music from the University of Leeds.
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Head, HPC and Model Integration
ING Financial Markets
Tim Wood has been working with in-memory technologies at ING Bank since 2012, first as a Quantitative Analyst and Developer within Market Risk Trading and later Financial Markets. Now part of ING's IT organisation he heads the High Performance Computing and Model Integration team and plays a key role in shaping ING's IT strategy in the area of pricing and risk for the Financial Markets and Risk domains.
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Research Director
451 Research
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