The day's events were moderated by Angie Lau, award-winning global journalist and business thought leader

Time HKEX Connect Hall
9:00 - 10:00

Breakfast, Networking

10:00 - 10:10

Welcome and Introduction by Angie Lau

10:10 - 11:20

The Social Operating System: David Gurlé, Founder & CEO, Symphony

Featuring special guests:

  • Pieter van Zyl, Global Technology Manager, Graticule Asset Management Asia
  • Neil Pabari, Managing Director, Financial and Risk Business, North Asia, Thomson Reuters
  • Kiyoshi Noma, Executive officer, Deputy Managing Director, BtoB Unit, Digital Business, Nikkei
  • Max Nam-Storm, Global CIO, CLSA
  • Gianpaolo Mangiacasale, Global Head of Transaction Management & Controls, ANZ
  • Talib Mattar, Head of Front Office Support Asia, ANZ
11:20 - 12:10

The Power of Community: Customer Panel

  • Moderated by Angie Lau
  • Andrew Freyre-Sanders, Managing Director, Haitong International Securities Company Ltd.
  • Ryan Imaizumi, Managing Director, Global Pan Asian Equity COO, Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.
  • Richard Kyd, Senior Vice President, Quantitative Strategies, QuantPORT
  • Alex Quaas, Managing Director, co-Head of FX & Rates Sales, APAC, HSBC
12:10 - 12:30

Revolutionizing Status Updates: Introducing the Bots

  • Nathan Leddy, FX Sales Trading – Hong Kong, BNY Mellon
  • Angelina Tiong, Chief Administrative Officer – APAC Technology, BNY Mellon
  • Andrew Donnelly, Director, Head of Transformation, Security Services Technology, Global Transaction Banking, Deutsche Bank AG, Singapore
12:30 - 1:30


1:30 - 1:50

The Future is Now: Chat Bots and Workflow Automation, Symphony Platform Solutions

  • Olivier Poupeney, Global Head of Platform Solutions, Symphony
  • Mike Scannell, Platform Solutions Lead, Symphony
1:50 - 2:10

Google: Powering the Modern Business

  • Celeste Grade, Strategic Partner Manager, Google Cloud
  • Mike Scannell, Platform Solutions Lead, Symphony
2:10 - 2:30

Natixis Presents Concerto: A One Stop Shop for Pre-Execution Checks & an Enhanced Live Execution Experience

  • Cindy Amar, Head of Fixed Income Flow Engineering & Flow Sales, APAC, Natixis
2:30 - 2:50

Nikkei: Integrating Insights on Japanese and Asian Markets

  • Ryusuke Muramoto, BtoB Unit, Digital Business, Nikkei
2:50 - 3:20


3:20 - 3:40

J.P. Morgan: Enabling a Faster and Simple User Experience for Content Search Through the J.P. Morgan Markets Search Bot

  • William Quan, Executive Director, CIB – Markets Execution, J.P. Morgan
3:40 - 4:00

The Silicon Valley Security Debate: Demo by Symphony’s CTO and CSO

  • Mike Harmon, Chief Technology Officer, Symphony
  • Lawrence Miller, Chief Security Officer, Symphony
4:00 - 4:20

Thomson Reuters: Real-Time Content & Collaboration

  • Toby Amis, Head of Eikon Platform Proposition, Financial & Risk Division, Thomson Reuters
  • Jorge Santos, Head of Eikon Framework Product Management, Thomson Reuters
4:20 - 4:50

Closing Keynote: A Conversation Between John Killian, Group CFO, HKEX and David Gurlé

4:50 - 5:00


5:00 - 7:00

Cocktails, Networking