• Axioma CEO Sebastian Ceria Named to Institutional Investor’s Tech 40 List Of “Financial Technology Leaders” for the Fourth Consecutive Year

    Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

    Axioma CEO Sebastian Ceria has been named to Institutional Investor’s 2017 Tech 40 list of “power players in financial technology,” his fourth consecutive year on the list.

    “Stressing innovative processes that invite customer collaboration, along with agile systems development and a heavy reliance on the capacity and flexibility of cloud computing, Axioma has grown to more than 250 employees and about 300 asset management, pension fund, and hedge fund clients worldwide,” reported Institutional Investor.

    Founded by Ceria in 1998, Axioma is a recognized industry innovator, known for leveraging the latest in technology. Ceria, who ranked 35th on this year’s list, “built the New York-based business to keep pace as risk and portfolio management decisions increasingly require on-demand analytics that can’t be pushed back till the end of the day or overnight,” said Institutional Investor.

    Axioma Risk, the company’s multi-asset class, enterprise-wide risk system launched in 2013, represented a “quantum leap forward” in risk management, combining “simulation and factor-based approaches for portfolio and risk managers on a common platform for the first time.”

    “We could not have accomplished what we did without the cloud,” II quoted Ceria.

    According to Institutional Investor, the Tech 40 rankings are “compiled by Institutional Investor editors and staff, with nominations and input from industry participants and experts. Four primary sets of attributes were evaluated: achievements and contributions over the course of a career; scope and complexity of responsibilities; influence and leadership inside and outside the organization; and pure technological innovation.”

    For the full Institutional Investor 2017 Tech 40 rankings, please visit this link.

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    Axioma is a leading provider of enterprise risk management, portfolio construction, and risk and regulatory reporting solutions that offer incomparable insights into the constantly evolving state of risk. Financial institutions worldwide rely on Axioma’s sophisticated suite of tools and flexible open platform technology to unify the view of risk across front, middle and back office functions, helping to drive efficiency and bring transparency to performance. Axioma has received numerous accolades for its innovative technology, which serves as the centerpiece of its clients’ risk management strategy. In 2016, its enterprise risk management solution, Axioma Risk, was named Best Buy-Side Risk/Portfolio Analytics Product at the Buy-Side Technology Awards and the Best Innovative Solution at the L’Agefi AMtech Day Awards. Axioma was also included on the Chartis RiskTech100® 2017, a ranking of the world’s most significant risk and compliance technology companies. Axioma is headquartered in New York, with offices throughout Europe and Asia-Pacific. The Axioma logos and product brands are trademarks/service marks of Axioma, Inc. For more information please visit Follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.