Profile of Marc J. FirenzeChief Technology Officer, Eagle Investment Systems
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As Chief Technology Officer of Eagle Investment Systems , Marc Firenze drives the software, technology, and architecture decisions across Eagle's investment management suite and ensures that development directly supports the firm's corporate vision. With more than 20 years of experience in the design, development, and implementation of financial technology solutions, he oversees a world-class team of technical and functional talent responsible for the software development, delivery, engineering, and enterprise architecture for Eagle's suite of products. Mr. Firenze began his career with Eagle in 1997 and has been intimately involved in many facets of the build-out of its products including new feature design, analysis, and quality assurance.
During his tenure at Eagle, he was responsible for launching the enterprise technology platform, which underlies Eagle's product suite. He was instrumental in the development and delivery of Eagle's data management and of Eagle's alternative investment accounting solution. Prior to joining Eagle, he worked for State Street Corp., where he worked on the development of portfolio management and accounting systems. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in mathematics and economics from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and his MBA from Northeastern University.
Articles by Marc J. Firenze
It's critical that firms view performance data in the same way they view accounting data and their investment book of record. Effectively, firms should be looking to develop a performance book of record.
Making predictions in technology is tricky but there are a couple of prevailing themes that are likely to influence how the industry will evolve over the next five to 10 years.
When it comes to data, financial services firms are, as a rule, quite circumspect. They fear cyberattacks, data theft, data loss, security breaches, data privacy, and human error.
Business leaders and technologists must work together to build a data governance framework that is flexible, well managed, and built for long-term success.
Achieving an accurate and consistent IBOR can be elusive for some investment management firms, writes Marc Firenze, CTO at Eagle Investment Systems.