Speakers

Andres Castro

Senior Director, Analytics Solutions, Digital Banking

Scotiabank

Andres has 17+ years of experience leading digital transformation and profitable growth in banking (retail, payments, insurance), in Canada and Latin America. He is an expert in the fields of analytics, digital product, agile and project delivery. Andres  is passionate about formula 1 and soccer and he is fluent in English and Spanish.

Rob Keslick

Rob Keslick

Senior Consultant, Customer Information, Data Governance & Marketing Analytics

BMO Financial Group

With a career spanning more than 45 years in the Financial Services Industry, Rob has extensive expertise in the management of customer information assets at an enterprise level, throughout the Customer Information Life cycle including the impact of data quality on Regulatory requirements (Privacy, Anti Money Laundering, Capital Adequacy), Enterprise Risk, Customer satisfaction, Enterprise profitability, and Customer-centric analytics.

Benjamin Maxim

Benjamin Maxim

Assistant Vice President, Digital Strategy & Innovation

MSU Federal Credit Union

Agus Sudjianto

Agus Sudjianto

Executive Vice President, Head of Corporate Model Risk

Wells Fargo

Agus Sudjianto is an executive vice president and head of Corporate Model Risk for Wells Fargo, where he is responsible for enterprise model risk management. Prior to his current position, Agus was the modeling and analytics director and chief model risk officer at Lloyds Banking Group in the United Kingdom. Before joining Lloyds, he was a senior credit risk executive and head of Quantitative Risk at Bank of America. Prior to his career in banking, he was a product design manager in the Powertrain Division of Ford Motor Company. Agus holds several U.S. patents in both finance and engineering. He has published numerous technical papers and is a co-author of Design and Modeling for Computer Experiments. His technical expertise and interests include quantitative risk, particularly credit risk modeling, machine learning and computational statistics. He holds masters and doctorate degrees in engineering and management from Wayne State University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Yevgeniy Vahlis

Yevgeniy Vahlis

Head of Artificial Intelligence Capabilities

BMO Financial Group

Yevgeniy Vahlis is the Head of the Artificial Intelligence Capabilities group at BMO Financial Group. Prior to joining BMO, Yevgeniy built machine learning research groups at Borealis AI and Georgian Partners and worked closely with startups to introduce applied research into their products. Yevgeniy kicked off his career at AT&T Labs in New York as a research scientist after completing his PhD in Computer Science at the University of Toronto and a year of postdoctoral studies at Columbia University.