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Brian is a Principal in KPMG's Financial Risk Management practice area, with over 20 years of experience as a management, analytics, and technology consultant and practice leader. Brian focuses on both delivery of big data and advanced analytics solutions, as it relates to the financial services sector. These services include bringing experience with big data tools, advanced analytics, and cognitive computing techniques, to monitor the financial and banking markets for irregular and/or illicit activities, program effectiveness, capital adequacy, and holistic counterparty risk. All views are strictly his own.

If you are interested in discussing or collaborating on ideas as how strategic analytics lead to better results in business or government feel free to contact Brian.

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Inaugural Smith Analytics Conference

by Brian, on Thursday, April 20, 2017

Join me and my colleagues from the University of Maryland's Smith Business School on April 21, 2017 for the Inaugural Smith Analytics Conference. In the afternoon I will be discussing the impact of Digital Labor Analytics on the financial services Risk and Regulatory space. Looking forward to s...

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Heightened Expectations for Banks around Risk Governance: Across the Three Lines

by Brian, on Monday, March 21, 2016

In a recent publication in the Global Association of Risk Professionals, my colleagues and I discuss how large financial institutions — those with more than $50 billion in assets — are prioritizing their practices to adhere to the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency’s (O...

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Risk Data and Reporting Career Opportunities

by Brian, on Thursday, March 3, 2016

In this blog space, I typically discuss various leading edge examples of how financial services organizations and the financial regulators are using Big Data Analytics to advance their organizations’ mission. Today, I am going to invite folks to be a part of the excitement. At KPMG, my team is...

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Ten Key Regulatory Challenges Facing the Financial Services Industry

by Brian, on Tuesday, January 5, 2016

In the spirit of “New Year Prognostications,” at KPMG, we are predicting the ten key regulatory themes that we expect will demand the attention of financial services organizations in 2016. These themes are a mix of both new and ongoing issues. The complexity of the regulatory environment...

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Advances in Big Data Analytics for Financial Services Organizations

by Brian, on Monday, October 5, 2015

Big Data analytics is transforming the financial services landscape. Over many years, the focus of big data analytics has been in the client acquisition and marketing side of the financial services industry. But over the past few years much progress has been made in utilizing big data analytics tech...

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