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Peng: Credit Risk Manager at HSBC
Desmond: Data Scientist at IBM CIO Lab Insights
Peng, Credit Risk Manager at HSBC
Peng graduated from Tsinghua University with a Bachelor degree in Engineering Physics and earned a master’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Arizona State University. He is currently a credit Manager at HSBC in Chicago, where he serves credit risk. His main responsibilities include new reserve regulation IFRS 9 modeling practice, drafting pilot model on a prime mortgage portfolio by account-level EL modeling, and designing the new business process for future IFRS 9 reserve model. Peng has more than 5 years of experiences in risk management and modeling.
Desmond, Data Scientist at IBM CIO Lab Insights
Desmond earned his Bachelor and Master degree in Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences from Northwestern University and he is the U.S. Tech Lead for Watson Sales Assistant project that adapts the supercomputer IBM Watson for sales domain. He specializes in machine learning and big data analytics. Prior to his experience at IBM, he has provided large-scale optimization solutions to companies such as United Airlines, Air Canada and Sabre Airline Solutions. He was also the assistant lecturer in the Master of Science in Analytics program at Northwestern University.