May 9, 2012
-- OpenGamma to Discuss Customizing Risk Analytics at R/Finance 2012
LONDON, 10 May 2012 – OpenGamma, creators of the first open source analytics and risk management platform for the financial services industry, will discuss customizing risk analytics scenarios at R/Finance conference in Chicago. The panel will take place at 11:50 CMT on May 11th, 2012.
Kirk Wylie, Co-Founder and CEO of OpenGamma , will talk about how industry drivers like regulation and massive data volumes are pushing buy-side firms to explore flexible open source alternatives for traditional, proprietary, and costly risk analytics tools. OpenGamma recently launched OpenGamma Platform 1.0 (http://www.opengamma.com/
platform), delivering transparency and improved quality, accuracy and real-time availability to critical trading and risk analytics. Wylie will explore how OpenGamma’s R Integration Module fully supports the Platform’s analytics capabilities for quants, traders, and risk managers working with derivative portfolios, allowing customizable securities and portfolio scenarios controlled from R.
The fourth annual R/Finance conference offers participants strategies and information on applied finance using R, the premier free software system for statistical computation and graphics. It combines portfolio management, time series analysis, advanced risk tools, high-performance computing and econometrics best practices within the context of using R as a primary tool for financial risk management, analysis and trading.
For more information, or to discuss the drivers pushing R adoption and development, please contact Laura Anderson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About OpenGamma Inc.
OpenGamma was founded in 2009 to develop an open platform for analytics and risk management for the financial services industry. The company’s flagship technology product, the OpenGamma Platform, is designed to allow financial services firms to unify their calculation of analytics across the traditional trading and risk management boundaries. The company is headquartered in London with an office in New York. For more information, visit http://www.opengamma.com