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Keynote: Scott D'Aquila

Track: General

Vice President, Institutional Securities Technology Group, Morgan Stanley

April 4, 2014, 9:55AM - 10:15AM

About the Speaker

Scott D'Aquila is a Vice President in the Institutional Securities Technology Group at Morgan Stanley. His present role is R&D focused on the applicability of "emerging" database technology and techniques to enhance the firms existing offerings for front-to-back processing and enrichment, pre-settlement regulatory reporting and trade date-related report generation.

Prior to working closer to the business end, he worked in Unix Engineering as the data architect for [Aquilon](, an open-sourced set of extensions and enhancements to [Quattor](, CERN's configuration management system for the LHC compute infrastructure.

Preceding his move to Morgan Stanley in 2006 he was the Director of Infrastructure at [IAG Research](, a data driven research organization [acquired by Nielsen in 2008](, and has a BS in Computer Science from Columbia University ('98).

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