Today I proudly start my tenure as chief executive officer of Symphony. I step into this new role with a clarity of focus: I am grounded in our clients’ needs and understand they have choices. I will ensure that Symphony is the best product to fit the needs of our community and tailored to the individual user experience.
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Last week we concluded the Symphony U: Fintech Challenge – a Symphony programming competition held for university students across the United States.
You’re probably familiar with the concept of spiritual nirvana, a transcendent state of being associated with Buddhism. What if we applied this concept to the workplace — more specifically, to workflows used by traders at buy- and sell-side financial firms? What would “workflow nirvana” look like, and what would it take to achieve it?
One year out from the start of the sweeping COVID-19 pandemic that changed working conditions globally, many firms continue to struggle with how to address the challenges they have faced during the transition, particularly voice trading in what has become a virtual market ecosystem. While every company needs to employ remote working capabilities, there is no question that it is difficult to manage and can create challenges when trying to access and store voice data.
Today, we have announced that I will be stepping back from the day-to-day operations of Symphony and will remain on the board of directors to support the company on strategic matters. Symphony’s president and chief commercial officer, Brad Levy, will become our chief executive officer on June 1, 2021.
Four thematic questions and the beginning of some answers that could help solve the puzzle around the need to reduce email reliance for financial firms