David K.A. Mordecai participated in the FinTech Innovation Lab (FTIL) Demo Day 2014, as Scientist-in-Residence for FTIL. FTIL is 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 Scientist-in-Residence for FTIL, David K.A. Mordecai is a member of the 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 the 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.
Demo Day 2014
Chief Technology Officers from 15 major firms that support FTIL selected the current set of six participants for the 2014 cycle:
- Standard Treasury
David K.A. Mordecai is President and Co-founder of Risk Economics, a New York City based advisory firm, specializing 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. The scope of activities includes applying the expertise of Risk Economics® in product development, as well as FinTech strategy and process engineering, to the commercialization of R&D for risk and liability management analytics. David Mordecai also advises research activities at RiskEcon® Lab for Decision Metrics @ Courant Institute for Mathematical Sciences NYU and is Visiting Scholar at Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences NYU.
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.