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SimCorp selects Stan Drasky as cloud expert for NAUS 2022 panel

Stan Drasky, Managing Director at Elgin White, leading a panel discussion offering advice to asset managers

In September 2022 Elgin White Director Stan Drasky will take a seat on stage for SimCorp’s thought leadership panel at the firm’s 2022 North American User Summit (NAUS).

The event will be held at the Hyatt Lost Pines Resort near Austin, Texas and the “Navigate the Transition to the Cloud and Everything-as-a-Service” panel will run on September 20, 2022, from 11.45 am to 12.30 pm.

Renowned for his expertise in investment management business transformation and migration to the cloud, Stan will sit alongside Joshua Tuberville, Principal, Finance Technology at Fannie Mae, Aimee Scott, Investment Accounting Supervisor at The Retirement Systems of Alabama and Omar Syed, Vice President Global Asset Management at Scotiabank. The panel will be moderated by Jakob Højland,  Commercial Director, Cloud Services & SaaS at SimCorp.

SimCorp clients and partners will learn about the increased adoption of cloud and technology-enabled services, and their benefits of scale, flexibility and operational efficiency, which allows greater focus on core business.

Stan will explain why he believes that migration to the cloud is about so much more than technology infrastructure. It spans everything from operational resilience and stability to innovation and efficiency, even improving your success at acquiring and retaining the right talent for your business.

Prior to joining Elgin White in August 2020, Stan was responsible for enterprise-scale cloud deployments within several global investment management organisations including State Street (Chief Information Officer, EMEA) and Northern Trust (Head of IT, EMEA/Global Director of Fund Administration Technology).

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Catch up with Stan after the session or contact him to book a follow-up meeting or call.

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Jeremy Hurwitz

Managing Director - North America

Based in Los Angeles, California, Jeremy founded InvestTech Systems Consulting LLC in 1990. As President and Director the Enterprise Data Management and Architecture Practice for more than 25 years he managed over 50 large investment technology, strategy, and implementation projects for many of the largest global investment management firms. Following the acquisition of his firm by Accenture in 2017, Jeremy remained as Managing Director, Asset Management Lead.

Jeremy joined Elgin White in 2022 to lead the firm’s launch into North America. He is recognized throughout the North America asset management community as a thought leader and innovation architect in the design of enterprise data, analytics, and reporting platforms. His deep knowledge, broad buy-side network, and extensive experience deploying business-outcome-focused technology solutions successfully has accelerated the growth of Elgin White in North America.

Stanley Drasky

Managing Director

Stan joined Elgin White in 2020 following an impressive 30-year career working predominantly for world-class buy-side financial services firms in North America and Europe. He is a renowned buy-side technology leader with a reputation for designing and delivering large-scale transformation initiatives at scale and pace. Currently, Stan is especially active leading infrastructure (cloud and managed services) transformation projects.

His most recent roles prior to Elgin White include Chief Information Officer (EMEA) at State Street and various senior positions during his eight-year tenure at Northern Trust Corporation, including Head of IT & EMEA/Global Director of Fund Administration Technology, Global Director of Asset Management Technology, and Director of Trade Execution Technologies. Stan has also held senior Operational and Technology roles at Nuveen Investments and BNY Mellon.

Throughout his career Stan has been a strategic client or partner of every major front-to-back office technology vendor including SimCorp and Charles River Development.

Erik Schutte

Managing Director

Erik founded Elgin White’s consultancy practice in 2019, which transitioned the firm into a full-service buy-side consultancy and resourcing business. He is an experienced front-to-back business transformation professional and has held several senior management positions during his more than 30-year career in the UK and his native Netherlands, as well as Asia Pacific.

Previous roles include Head of Professional Services at SimCorp, Director at PwC UK, and Managing Director for Wealth & Asset Management Services at Accenture UK & Ireland.