The conference kicked off with keynote addresses from Fidessa LatentZero CEO Richard Jones, and Mark Ames, CEO of Fidessa in North America. Lunchtime keynotes were also given by Michael Pusateri, CTO of Highland Capital on âBank loans explained - structure and processing,â and Beth-Ann Coleman, Compliance Director at Nicholas Applegate Capital Management on âRecent changes in investment compliance and resulting challenges.â
Break out sessions were split into business and technical tracks, with attendees able to attend introductory and advanced training on the key functionality on all Fidessa LatentZero products. Moderated discussions were also held on Fidessa LatentZeroâs award-winning EMS, the use of alternative instruments and the impact of regulatory changes.
Brian MacDonald, VP of Technology at Legg Mason said: âThe user conference has been a great opportunity for clients to share best practices. It was great to see Fidessa LatentZeroâs executive staff and product managers working closely with their clients - a testament to the companyâs focus on ensuring they are building products their clients need in this fast changing environment.â
Cindy Arcari, Director of North American Sales and Client Management at LatentZero said: âThe user group was a huge success. I was delighted that so many clients attended to present, network and share best practice. Equally encouraging was the clientsâ enthusiastic response to Fidessa LatentZeroâs company and product plans. It was an extremely constructive, positive and highly enjoyable event.â