David K.A. Mordecai has been appointed the first Scientist-in-Residence at FinTech Innovation Lab (FTIL), an accelerator platform for early and growth stage technology firms, organized by the Partnership Fund for New York City in conjunction with Accenture and a consortium of venture capital firms and global financial institutions.
As the first Scientist-in-Residence, David K.A. Mordecai joins the FTIL Mentors Network, which is comprised of seasoned entrepreneurs that have successfully launched and scaled a financial technology company to acquisition or IPO. They act as mentors and informal advisors for companies accepted into FTIL, providing guidance on the broad range of issues faced by senior management of FinTech companies. The other distinguished Executives-in-Residence are Andy Brown, former Group Chief Technology Officer at UBS and Cristobal Conde, former Chief Executive Officer of Sungard.
David K.A. Mordecai is President and Co-Founder of Risk Economics, a New York City based advisory firm. Risk Economics® specializes in the application of computational economics to the proprietary development and scalable implementation of robust modeling and data analytic frameworks for valuation, strategic and systemic risk analysis, and dynamic asset-liability management. David Mordecai co-leads research activities at RiskEcon® Lab for Decision Metrics @ Courant Institute for Mathematical Sciences NYU and is also Visiting Scholar, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University.
The Partnership Fund for New York City was founded by Henry R. Kravis and capitalized by leaders of global business and finance. The mission is to mobilize investors’ resources in order to create a more diversified local economy. The fund has established a network of leading experts from the investment and corporate spheres, in order to provide assistance in identifying and supporting New York City’s most promising entrepreneurs, in both the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors.