In the News | December 11, 2023

Engineering the Future Webinar On-Demand

Written by Anna Shearer

Engineering the Future

Is your firm struggling with updating and modernizing your technologies? Are you curious how others in the industry tackle digital transformation? In this webinar recording, technology leaders at TD Securities, AllianceBernstein and North Rock Capital Management cover topics such as:

  • The adoption of micro front ends.
  • Challenges with legacy, monolithic apps.
  • Interoperability solutions for a unified user experience.
  • Use cases and successful implementations.
  • Future vision, such as AI in micro front ends.

Don’t miss this thirty minute webinar and feel free to share with other project stakeholders. Speakers include:

Tom Herren – VP – App Engineering & Design, TD Securities

Tom Herren is a technology leader within TD Securities, operating at the forefront of app development, design and interoperability. Founding a technology practice known as The Factory in 2020, Tom introduced the concept of Interoperability to TD Securities and has helped shape the organization’s desktop strategy in the time since. When he’s not obsessing over every pixel in an app, you might find him climbing mountains around the world.

Anil Yashavant – Head of Trading UI, North Rock Capital Management, LLC

Anil has strong experience in building Trading and Financial UI systems, spanning various desktop, web and mobile technologies. He has led UI development teams at Alliance Bernstein, JP Morgan, Millennium and North Rock. He is currently leading a team that is building a state-of-the-art Trading UI for North Rock Capital Management.

John Lin – Head of Non-taxable Investment Product Development, Alliance Bernstein

With over 20 years of experience in product development within the finance industry, I embarked on my career at Merrill Lynch, contributing to the enhancement of their credit card and security lending platforms. For the past 13 years, I’ve been part of the Fixed Income Technology team at Alliance Bernstein. My expertise lies in spearheading the development of cutting-edge portfolio management, order management, and order execution platforms, playing a pivotal role in shaping the technological landscape of Alliance Bernstein’s Fixed Income business.

Steve Grob – Founder, Vision57 (Moderator)

Steve Grob is founder of the consulting firm Vision57 and an industry veteran focused on market technology, market structure and strategy. He is the former director of group strategy for Fidessa Group plc, which was acquired by ION in 2018. At ION, he served as Chief Marketing Officer. He announced his departure from ION in June 2019. In addition, Grob writes regular commentaries about market-related issues, and moderates and participates in panels at the most popular financial services events.

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