Welcome to the third annual Gold Book, a compilation of profiles dedicated to the financial industry's most forward-thinking business technology executives. In addition to being able to read the profiles online and in print, a select number of profiles are also available in audio format (look for the audio symbol next to the profile).
Greg MacSweeney, Editor-in-Chief, Wall Street & Technology
Gundran Neumann, American Century Investments Visit http://i.cmpnet.com/financetech/podcast/Neumann-Gudrun_American_Century192K.mp3 to hear the podcast  American Century Investments
Gudrun Neumann, SVP and CTO
  • Making products visible on the Web (SEO) is one key for growth
  • Green technology in data centers in focus
  • Enhancing technology for distribution channels in progress
  • Tom Schreier, ING Investment Management Visit http://i.cmpnet.com/financetech/podcast/GoldbookTomSchreier_ING_IM.mp3 to hear the podcast  ING Investment Management
    Tom Schreier, SVP of Information Technology
  • Web 2.0 will have as much of an impact on business as the Net's first generation
  • Project management centralization will standardize success metrics
  • Enhancement of portfolio management capabilities will increase flexibility
  • Sean Kelley, Deutsche Asset Management Deutsche Asset Management
    Sean Kelly, Managing Director, Global Head of Technology and Operations
  • Making products visible on the Web (SEO) is one key for growth
  • Green technology in data centers in focus
  • Enhancing technology for distribution channels in progress
  • Visit http://i.cmpnet.com/financetech/podcast/Rapp-Steve_Nicholas-Applegate192K.mp3 to hear the podcast  Nicholas-Applegate Capital Management
    Steve Rapp, SVP, CTO
  • Products from Latent Zero, Sentinel, will be used in revamped trading system
  • Microsoft's Reporting Services to provide business intelligence
  • Sharepoint internal collaboration helps with a geographically dispersed workforce
  • Visit http://i.cmpnet.com/financetech/podcast/GoldbookJohnShea_Eatonvance.mp3 to hear the podcast Eaton Vance
    John L. Shea, VP and CIO
  • Remote data center rebuild will increase efficiency, utilization
  • SOA will help move Eaton Vance to real time processes
  • Previous experience on U.S. Navy submarine keeps John Shea, CIO, grounded
  • The Northern Trust Company
    Nirup Krishnamurthy, CTO, EVP
  • New data center will help increase global capacity
  • Standard IT implementation methodology should help with planning
  • High-performance computing will help firms manage increasingly fast digital markets
  • Visit http://i.cmpnet.com/financetech/podcast/GoldbookFinal_bajetan.mp3 to hear the podcast  Evergreen Investments
    George Batejan, CIO
  • Data warehouse gearing up for consolidated view for senior management
  • New accounting platform will be outsourced to State Street to gain efficiency
  • Enhancing pre-trade decision process will help portfolio managers make better decisions
  • Pioneer Investments
    Peter Noll, CTO
  • If the data is correct, everything else works just fine
  • Learning to manage integration important as firms continue to globalize
  • Reengineered global investment systems infrastructure will increase efficiency
  • Fidelity Investments
    Steven E. Elterich, CIO
  • As industry evolves, Fidelity is increasing services to institutional broker-dealers
  • Web 2.0 will enhance Fidelity.com, Streetscape, Advisor.com and Net Benefits
  • Globalization of IT teams is next frontier for firms
  • Visit http://i.cmpnet.com/financetech/podcast/Dennelly-Keith_SSGA192K.mp3 to hear the podcast  State Street Global Advisors
    Keith Dennelly, CTO
  • End-to-end alternative investment platform slated for 2007
  • Enhanced institutional client information delivery technology under development
  • New distribution channel capability in focus
  • Visit http://i.cmpnet.com/financetech/podcast/GoldBookJimMazarakis.mp3 to hear the podcast  T.Rowe Price Group
    Jim Mazarakis, CTO
  • Consumer Web site enhancements aimed at keeping #1 Dalbar Ranking
  • Online communites, such as Second Life, may present an opportunity
  • Knowledge management expansion will continue to help improve customer experience
    Ameriprise Financial and RiverSource Investments
    Glen Salow, EVP
  • Completing separation from American Express in 2007 a priority
  • Webification of all things will translate into financial services
  • Firm will provide institutional-level portfolio management to retail clients
  • Visit http://i.cmpnet.com/financetech/podcast/GoldBookGalante_JPMorgan.mp3 to hear the podcast  JPMorgan Chase & Co.
    John Galante, SVP and CTO, JPMorgan Worldwide Securities Services
  • Best-in-class reporting system deployed globally to more than 1.000 clients.
  • With $15.2 trillion in assets under custody demands superior processing engines.
  • Relationships/intern programs with key universities guarantees a wealth of future talent.
  • Citi Markets & Banking
    John Bottega, Chief Data Officer
  • Citi Markets & Banking CDO John Bottega leads data charge
  • Collaborative data efforts can only help the industry
  • To succeed, data management programs need to be run like a business
  • Merrill Lynch
    Diane Schueneman, SVP, Head of Global Infrastructure Solutions
  • Completion of infrastructure build-out creates "gobal support model"
  • 70 percent of technology investments channeled into new development
  • Straight-through processing platforms for high-volume a priority
  • Credit Suisse
    Tom Sanzone, CIOs
  • Capabilities and presence extending in Asia, the Middle East and Latin America
  • Streamlined processes, structures and systems deliver better results to clients
  • Virtualization technologies employed to improve efficiency, quality and online capability
  • Scottrade Inc.
    Ian Patterson, CIO
  • Web site speed ranks among the highest in the industry
  • Scottrade continues to grow 300-branch base and service more customers
  • Recently announced partnership with McAfee provides customers free security software
  • Instinet Inc.
    Christopher Rogers, Chief Technology Officer
  • Instinet ramps up technology efficiency with a rewrite of its "Core"
  • Overhaul of Newport portfolio trading system offers significant upgrades
  • Chi-X launched for trading European equities; additional systems in the works
  • Visit http://i.cmpnet.com/financetech/podcast/GooldbookSusanCertoma.mp3 to hear the podcast  Wachovia Corporate Investment
    Susan Certoma, CIO
  • DMA and algorithmic trading open door to high-performance computing,
  • Providing a single infrastructure with multiple services key to SOA strategy,
  • Amnet acquisition demands consolidation of wholesale vertical in the mortgage business
    Chicago Board of Trade
    William McKnight Farrow III, EVP and CIO
  • Planning for proposed merger with the CME in the works
  • Continuing education for employees and community a priority
  • Focus on back-office systems and capitalizing on migration window are key
  • International Securities Exchange (ISE)
    Daniel Friel, CIO
  • ISE grows fully displayed market business, which launched in December 2006
  • With advent of penny pricing, message rates expected to increase
  • Merger with Eurex expected to close fourth quarter this year
  • Chicago Mercantile Exchange
    Jim Krause, Managing Director and CIO
  • Preparations for merger with Chicago Board of Trade under way
  • Capability in options and over-the-counter trading arena expanding
  • New compression approaches minimize bandwidth utilization and storage growth
  • The Nasdaq Stock Market
    Anna Ewing, EVP of Operations and Technology, and CIO
  • Web-based portal market for qualified institutional buyers launched
  • Equities platform leveraged to grade both equities and options
  • Handling volumes and latency demands for customers continues to drive initiatives
  • Intercontinental Exchange (ICE)
    Edwin Marcial, CTO and SVP
  • New clearinghouses in Euopre and U.S. will share technology platform
  • Platform improvements cut response time from 600 ms to 28 ms
  • Production data center moving to Chicago; disaster recovery to Atlanta
    Steve Rubinow, EVP and CIO
  • Rollout of the Hybrid by year’s end
  • Introduction of the new NYSE Arca options platform
  • Continuing efforts on the "Manhattan Project"