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FINOS Open Source in Fintech Podcast - 7 Unexpected Lessons from 2 Years of our SDK in Banks - Tom Schady, GreenKey - 08 April 20

May 08, 2020

In this second edition of the FINOS Open Source in Fintech Podcast, FINOS Director of Community James McLeod interviews GreenKey's CTO, Tom Schady after his FINOS Virtual Meetup presentation on April 8, 2020.

FINOS Open Source in Fintech Podcast - 7 Unexpected Lessons from 2 Years of our SDK in Banks - Tom Schady, GreenKey - 08 April 20


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Guest speaker: Tom Schady, CTO of GreenKey Technologies, presents on "7 Unexpected Lessons from 2 Years of our SDK in Banks". 
GreenKey provides an open-source SDK to empower banks to extend our NLP engine with custom interpreters.  Over the last 2 years, we've learned much: we'll share the top 7 most surprising things our startup encountered, how we solved for them, and how you might avoid them altogether.
This podcast was from a live FINOS virtual "Meetup" on April 8, 2020. Join us live for future "Meetups" to see real examples of successful collaboration, hear a few top tips from active contributors, and learn about some innovative approaches to maintaining open source projects.


 Tom Schady has 20 years experience leading engineering teams and delivering software across the defense, finance, e-commerce, and medical verticals.   For the last 6 years, he's focused on delivering cloud, mobile, and web solutions for regulated, global markets at speed.  Currently the CTO of GreenKey Technologies, his mission is to deliver state-of-the-art NLP technology to financial markets in a simple and secure way. Tom has a degree in Physics from MIT.



The FINOS Open Source in Fintech Podcast is part of our continued commitment to provide value to our Members and our greater Community. In these (usually bi-weekly) sessions we speak with members of the FINOS community about specific open source projects and interesting topics at the cross section of financial services and open source. So far, our industry experts have discussed practical applications of and their real-world experiences with a range of open source projects including desktop interoperability, low code platforms, synthetic data, and data modeling. They’ve also discussed best practices for inner source, common myths about open source and why commercial companies choose to introduce open source offerings. Tune in to hear what comes next.

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