BST North American Summit 2013: Capital Markets Tech Isn't Cool Anymore

Nathan Boylan, Lord Abbett

There is a whole group of people, most of them young, that see financial services technology and culture as old and crusty, especially compared to the Playstations and bean-bag chairs of Silicon Valley. At last week's panel, nobody tried to sugarcoat the problem.

The questions young programmers ask AIG CTO Mary Kotch include: "Do you use iPhones? Are you able to text at work? What kind of equipment am I going to get?" And she's trying to bring sexy back to the industry. But AIG isn't anywhere ne