Charles Cai, Senior Advisor to the President Wanda Financial Group and acting Chief Architect, is responsible for building Center of Excellences for disruptive products and services around Big Data, Cloud and BlockChain.
Charles has more than two decades of experience and track records of global transformational programs – from vision, evangelism to end-to-end execution in global investment banks, and energy trading companies, where he excels at designing and building innovative, large scale, Big Data systems in high volume low latency trading, global ETRM(Energy Trading & Risk Management), and advanced temporal and geospatial predictive analytics, as Chief Front Office Technical Architect and Head of Data Science. Charles is also a frequent keynote speaker at various international conferences to share knowledge in Big Data, IoT, Cyber Security, FinTech and BlockChain etc. He’s also won awards at numerous hackathons to show case open innovations. He’s a core organizer of various big data hackathons for public sectors involving hundreds of data scientists and a wider EMEA community. His evangelism community work, pioneering Big Data initiatives in Finance, Oil and Gas industries since early days, eventually has earned him one of the 50 UK’s Top Data Leaders and Influencers (http://dataleadership.co.uk/data-50-awards/). Charles graduated with an Electronic Engineering Degree from Fudan University, Shanghai.