Wavelength Podcast Ep. 214: BNY Mellon's Hans Brown on Innovation

Hans delves into machine learning, moonshot projects, technical debt, and what has been learned during the pandemic.

Wei-Shen Wong, Asia Editor, and Anthony Malakian, Editor-in-Chief of WatersTechnology, record a weekly podcast touching on the biggest stories in financial technology.

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This week on the podcast, Wei-Shen talks with Hans Brown, head of enterprise innovation and chief information officer for corporate technology at BNY Mellon. The two delve into the topic of innovation and what that word means today compared to pre-coronavirus. Before that, Tony highlights two big stories posted on WatersTechnology.com from the past: Refinitiv’s new Workspace platform and what this rollout means for Eikon and Thomson One, and a deep-dive into Bloomberg’s Financial Instrument Global Identifier (FIGI).

  • Hans joins the podcast (5:15)
  • Machine learning (11:30)
  • Moonshot projects (14:50)
  • Tech projects at BNY Mellon (18:00) 
  • Technical debt (20:30) 
  • Coronavirus lessons learned (27:00)


Contact Info: 

As is the case with everything we do, we'd love to get some feedback from our listeners.

Wei-Shen Wong: + 852 3411 4758;  [email protected]

Anthony Malakian: + 1 646 490 3973; [email protected]


Past 10 episodes:

Episode 204: Nasdaq on Cloud Strategy

Episode 205: Just Talkin'

Episode 206: Liquidnet's Simon Maughan

Episode 207: Vaccine Tracking and Other Alt Datasets

Episode 208: The Battle Between Innovation & Practicality

Episode 210: What Was This Episode Even About?

Episode 211: Using Behavioral Analytics

Episode 212: A Discussion About AI

Episode 213: Data Management in a Post-Covid World

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