Thomas Martin

Thomas Martin

Thomas is an accomplished leader in the Wealth Management, Asset Management and risk space, with nearly two decades of deep industry experience across financial services and investment management. Thomas is currently an IBM thought leader on the topic of wealth management investment analytics, also contributing towards transformational solutions for the wealth management industry. Prior to the acquisition by IBM, Thomas held a number of senior positions at Algorithmics for over 10 years including Senior Manager Buy Side and Technical Director Buy Side. He holds a Bachelor in Commerce degree majoring in Economics and Law from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa and an honours degree in Law from the University of South Africa. He also obtained the FRM professional designation and is a CFA charterholder.

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