TradeTech Europe 2020

21 - 23 April, 2020

Palais des Congrès de Paris


Kristian West, Global Head, Equity Trading & Data Science at JP Morgan Asset Management
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Kristian West

Global Head, Equity Trading & Data Science
JP Morgan Asset Management

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1:30 PM Panel Discussion - How can you identify and successfully implement cutting-edge data-driven technologies to enhance your front to back trading capabilities?

Gain insight from both sides of the trading landscape, where two of the biggest asset managers globally by AUM and three of the leading banks discuss where they are seeing technological advancements in data analytics and trading, and debate how to overcome the biggest challenges in industry application.
  • What are the technologies of interest for the buy side?
  • How to make the decision on what technology capabilities your business needs, how valuable this investment is for your business and when is the investment needed?
  • What are the common barriers of entry for technology investing and advancement?
  • What are the primary drivers for investing in new technology ie. Cost and resources or the need for more agility?
  • With the major developments in infrastructure and mergers between front, middle and back office, what steps are being made to improve communication between the trading and data science teams?
  • How will the trading landscape as we know it look to change with the evolution of advanced technology from more traditional players in the market


Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020

8:30 AM Keynote Buy Side Interview - The future of equity trading: given the rise in electronic trading, how has liquidity sourcing and volumes changed and what does this mean for trade execution in the next 5 years?

JP Morgan Asset Management are leading the way in enhanced data utilisation, and at the centre of that is Kristian West. The discussion, led by Richard at one of the leading European agency brokers, will discuss how equity trading has evolved over the last decade and the evolution and management of trading platforms and data science capabilities is transforming trade execution.

  • With commission unbundling, how have trading strategies (high vs low touch) evolved and how does this look to continue?
  • How has the rise of passive investment impacted active management and how has this changed liquidity sourcing?
  • How have volumes traded changed and what key market developments have and will continue to change this?
  • What will asset managers need to do to stay ahead of the curve and relevant over the next 5 years?