CFA Institute offers live webinar on 14 December 2017. We welcome you promote this upcoming program to members. Please note that this program is free andopen to everyone regardless of membership status.
Registered individuals who are unable to join in the live presentation will receive information via email about how to access the archived recording of the webinar.
Fintech Careers Date: Thursday, 14 December 2017 Time: 12:00 p.m. EST Presenters: Shawn Rutter and Justin Zhen
This webinar provides perspectives and insights into the current fintech ecosystem, including what it takes to transition to, and succeed as, investment professionals in fintech careers. Our panelists are Shawn Rutter and Justin Zhen. Rutter has nearly twenty years of experience recruiting in the fintech space and Zhen is a co-founder of the successful fintech start-up Thinknum.
Shawn Rutter is the managing director of Excelsior Search, a market-leading, niche search company, specializing in international executive search and recruitment solutions for financial technology (fintech), data, and research providers to the global capital markets and investment industry. He established Excelsior Search in 1999. Rutter brings nearly 20 years of recruitment expertise in capital markets and investment fintech sector and has conducted many international assignments, including the placement of candidates holding CFA and CIPM certifications. Previously, he worked for the international search firm MRI after serving for 7 years as a Commissioned Officer in the British Army. He is a graduate of Oxford Brookes University.
With a personal passion for the capital markets & investment fintech industry, he regularly contributes to both industry and career knowledge sharing, including by managing two LinkedIn groups he invites you to join:
FinTech Innovation for the Capital Markets, Asset & Wealth Management andInvestment performance measurement, attribution and risk technologies.
Connect with Shawn on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/shawnrutter/
Follow on Twitter: @ExcelsiorSearch
Justin Zhen is a founder at Thinknum, a technology firm that provides alternative web data for investment firms. Thinknum has hundreds of institutional clients across hedge funds, investment banks and corporations. Previously, Justin worked as a quantitative analyst at a hedge fund after graduating from Princeton University with a degree in financial engineering.