Rupert Brown

Rupert Brown has spent more than 25 years in the Investment Banking sector working for a number of Tier 1 US and European Investment Banks designing and delivering Global Application, Market Data and Infrastructure Solutions.

He has been instrumental in the evolution of the derivatives market platforms in Fixed Income, Equities and Commodities, the transition from host based to distributed and mobile technologies and deciphering the core data requirements of Regulators and Operational Risk managers in the post Crunch era.

He graduated from Imperial College London and is a Senior Member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).


Most Posts By Rupert Brown

Data Hydrology

As enterprises drown in data, the necessary sustenance of any organization, it might be best to look to Hydrology — the science of water management — to gain insights on how best to manage the deluge.

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Rupert’s Banking Predictions for 2016

Now that Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday have all been crossed off the calendar, and the Christmas cards have been written, it’s time to look forward into 2016 and have a flutter or two and what challenges our industry will face next year.

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Plots, Subterfuge & Data Multiculturalism

Tolerance and enlightenment needed in solving today’s data management and governance problems … And Yet it Moves… Two thousand and fifteen marks the 400th anniversary of Galileo’s investigation by the Roman Inquisition at the instigation of the Pope Paul V for publishing his theory that the earth orbited the sun and not the other way around. […]

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Digitizing Risk Data Architecture Reporting… to Avoid Plea Bargaining

Can applying semantics make BCBS 239 reporting consistent and comparable across all financial services’ regulatory bodies? Let’s explore. When “Best Practice” isn’t good enough… The regulatory vagueries and the punitive fines are making for a tense summer for bank risk officers. On the one hand, regulators are demanding asking for a whole lot of architectural […]

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BCBS 239: The What, When, Why, Who, Where and How

Introduction In the January 2015 BIS BCBS239 Adoption progress report it was stated that “compliance with Principle 2 (data architecture/IT infrastructure) was rated lowest.” BCBS 239 is the first time that the Enterprise IT Architecture profession has been subject to regulatory scrutiny like its construction and transportation industry forbears. This has become necessary because Distributed […]

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