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Hitachi America, Ltd., Research & Development

David Pinski

David Pinski

Global Center for Social Innovation - North America, Santa Clara CA

  • Chief Strategist for Financial Innovation and Head of the Financial Innovation Laboratory
  • Banking and technology background covering architecture, core banking systems, payments, strategy and venture with major banks such as Capital One, ING Direct and Bank of America.
  • Startup experience in areas of fraud, identity, loan origination with companies such as Zumigo, Silver Tail Systems, Octane Lending.
  • Three issued patents in the area of fraud mitigation, payment networks and banking systems. A dozen more pending.

Satoshi Oshima

Satoshi Oshima

Global Center for Social Innovation - North America, Santa Clara CA

  • Senior Researcher, Financial Innovation Laboratory
  • 10+ year experience on Operating Systems and Middleware for mission critical enterprise systems and embedded systems
  • 10+ year experience on contribution to Open Source Software Community such as Linux, Open Stack and Hyperledger
  • Current focus: blockchain technology, platform software and applications

Atsushi Shimamura

Atsushi Shimamura

Global Center for Social Innovation - North America, Santa Clara CA

  • Senior Researcher, Financial Innovation Lab.
  • Research and innovation experience in financial solutions (securities settlement, ISO 20022, XBRL, mobile payment, etc.)
  • Current Focus: Customer co-creation of blockchain/big data solution.

Patricia Kroondijk

Patricia Kroondijk

Global Center for Social Innovation - North America, Santa Clara CA

  • Fintech Strategy Manager, Financial Innovation Lab
  • Insurance and consulting background in strategy, cost management, project portfolio management and business case development with major companies such as PricewaterhouseCoopers, ING, and Old Mutual plc.
  • Start-up experience in strategy consulting, corporate finance consulting and start-up accelerator.
  • International working experience in The Netherlands, Sweden, Canada, United States of America and South Africa.

Arnab Chakrabarti

Arnab Chakrabarti

Global Center for Social Innovation - North America, Santa Clara CA

  • Senior Research Scientist, Financial Innovation Lab.
  • Experience: 5 years in technology research followed by 4 years at a reinsurance hedge fund prior to joining Hitachi.
  • Education: Master of Financial Engineering (UC-Berkeley). MS-PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering (Rice University).BTech in Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering (IIT Kharagpur).
  • Over 20 publications and 8 patents.
  • Current focus: Using machine learning to innovate in finance and insurance.

Nao Nishijima

Nao Nishijima

Global Center for Social Innovation - North America, Santa Clara CA

  • Researcher for the Financial Innovation Laboratory
  • OSS and Cloud technology background covering IaaS, PaaS and Linux
  • Community activity experienced in areas of Linux, OpenStack and kubernetes
  • Contributor to the Hyperledger blockchain community

Taku Shimosawa

Taku Shimosawa

Global Center for Social Innovation - North America, Santa Clara CA

  • Researcher in the Financial Innovation Laboratory
  • Over 10 years of research/development experience in systems software and software platform
  • Now engaged in the Hyperledger project, an open-source development project for blockchain platform.

Yuki Kondo

Yuki Kondo

Global Center for Social Innovation - North America, Santa Clara CA

  • Researcher, Financial Innovation Laboratory
  • Research experience in financial IT technology covering architecture and software engineering.
  • Contributor to the Hyperledger Blockchain Fabric
  • Experience of solution planning and sales promotion of big data platform for Japanese financial institutions.

Aritoki Takada

Aritoki Takada

Global Center for Social Innovation - North America, Santa Clara CA

  • Researcher, Financial Innovation Laboratory
  • 10+ years experience in design & development of mission-critical systems and their components, especially focusing on operating system and related ¬†OSS for domain-specific performance & reliability requirement
  • Current focus: blockchain-based application design & development