Past winners

Past winners

Many congratulations to all of our previous American Financial Technology Awards winners. To who has won, simply click on the year to reveal each winner. Previous year winners can be found in our hall of fame.

2019 Winners

Best Analytics Initiative    
Janus Henderson Investors

Best Artificial Intelligence (AI) Technology Initiative    
Marlabs Inc.

Best Back-Office Initiative    
SmartStream Technologies 

Best Cloud Initiative     
JP Morgan Chase

Best Collaboration Initiative     
Tradeteq

Best Communication Infrastructure Provider    
TransFICC

Best Compliance Initiative     
Bank of America 

Best Cross-Asset Trading Initiative     
Morgan Stanley

Best Data Management Initiative     
Balyasny Asset Management

Best Front-Office Initiative     
Pragma

Best Global Deployment    
Société Générale 

Best Infrastructure Initiative     
TD Securities

Best IT Integration Initiative     
JP Morgan Asset Management

Best IT Team (Buy Side)    
Charles Schwab Investment Management

Best IT Team (Sell Side)    
Deutsche Bank

Best Middle-Office Initiative     
AxiomSL

Best Mobile Strategy Initiative     
Bank of America

Best New Technology Introduced over the last 12 Months – AI, Machine Learning and Analytics    
ActiveViam

Best New Technology Introduced over the last 12 Months – Data and Data Services      
MDSL

Best New Technology Introduced over the last 12 Months – Infrastructure    
HPR (Hyannis Port Research)

Best New Technology Introduced over the last 12 Months – Trading and Risk     
Numerix

Best Partnership or Alliance     
Axioma

Best Reporting Initiative    
Northern Trust

Best Risk Management Initiative     
Charles Schwab Investment Management

Best Technology Executive (Buy Side)    
Souheil Badran, Northwestern Mutual

Best Technology Executive (Sell Side)    
Stacey Cunningham, NYSE

Best Third-Party Vendor CEO or CIO     
Ann Niedenbach, LSEG

Best Third-Party Technology Vendor IT Team    
Vestmark

Best Trading Infrastructure Provider    
IPC Systems

Best use of the Agile Methodology    
Caplin Systems 

Most Cutting-Edge IT Initiative     
Bank of America

Most Innovative Third-Party Technology Vendor     
Behavox
 

2018 Winners

Best Analytics Initiative
Credit Suisse (Predictive Analytics Team)

Best Artificial Intelligence (AI) Technology Initiative
MarketAxess

Best Back-Office Initiative
Cobalt

Best Cloud Initiative
Bank of America Cloud

Best Collaboration Initiative
AxiomSL

Best Communication Infrastructure Provider
IPC Systems

Best Compliance Initiative
Morgan Stanley

Best Data Mangement Initiative
JPMorgan Asset & Wealth Management

Best Front-Office Initiative
SS&C Advent

Best Global Deployment
JPMorgan Asset Management

Best Infrastructure Initiative
Northern Trust

Best IT Integration Initiative
Schroders

Best IT Team
Charles Schwab Investment Management

Best Middle-Office Initiative
Indus Valley Partners

Best Mobile Strategy Initiative
Bank of America

Best New Technology Introduced Over the Last 12 Months – Data and Operations
UnaVista, London Stock Exchange Group

Best New Technology Introduced over the Last 12 Months – Infrastructure
Axioma Inc.

Best New Technology Introduced over the Last 12 Months – Trading and Risk
SS&C Eze

Best Partnership or Alliance
IPC Systems & GreenKey Technologies

Best Reporting Initiative
StateStreet Corp.

Best Risk Management Initiative
Barclays Investment Bank

Best Third-Party Technology vendor CIO or CEO
Alap Shah, Sentieo

Best Third-Party Technology Vendor IT Team
SS&C Advent

Best Trading Infrastructure Provider
IPC Systems

Best Use of the Agile Methodology
Fitch Solutions

Most Cutting-Edge IT Initiative
TIAA

Most Innovative Third-Party Technology Vendor – Data and Operations
Sentieo

Most Innovative Third-Party Technology Vendor – Infrastructure
Kx

Most Innovative Third-Party Technology Vendor – Trading, Risk and Research
Visible Alpha

Best Technology Executive, Buy Side
James Ferrarelli, Charles Schwab Investment Management

Best Technology Executive, Sell Side
Beatriz Martinez, UBS Investment Bank

2017 Winners

End-user Categories

  • Best Analytics Initiative  
    Credit Suisse 
     
  • Best Cloud Initiative
    Northern Trust
     
  • Best Compliance Initiative
    Bank of America Merrill Lynch
     
  • Best Cross-Asset Trading Initiative
    State Street Corporation
     
  • Best Data Management Initiative
    Deutsche Bank
     
  • Best Infrastructure Initiative
    J.P. Morgan Asset & Wealth Management
     
  • Best IT Integration Initiative
    Cowen
     
  • Best IT Team
    Charles Schwab Investment Management
     
  • Best Mobile Strategy Initiative
    Janus Henderson 
     
  • Best Reporting Initiative
    State Street Corporation
     
  • Best Risk Management Initiative
    TD Securities 
     
  • Best Technology Executive
    Buy Side Mike Urciuoli (J.P. Morgan)
     
  • Best Technology Executive - Sell Side
    Jodi Richard (US Bank)
     
  • Most Cutting-Edge IT Initiative
    J.P. Morgan Asset & Wealth Management


Vendor Categories 

  • Best AI Technology Initiative
    FIS 
     
  • Best Back-Office Initiative
    SmartStream Technologies
     
  • Best Collaboration Initiative
    SS&C Advent
     
  • Best Communications Infrastructure Provider
    IPC Systems
     
  • Best Front-Office Initiative
    State Street Global Exchange 
     
  • Best Middle-Office Initiative
    RIMES Technologies
     
  • Best New Technology Introduced over the last 12 months - Front Office
    IHS Markit 
     
  • Best New technology Introduced over the last 12 months - Infrastructure
    Metamako
     
  • Best New Technology Introduced over the last 12 months - Middle and Back Office
    AdvantageData
     
  • Best New Technology Introduced over the last 12 months - Risk Compliance and Reporting
    AQMetrics 
     
  • Best Partnership or Alliance
    Thomson Reuters and Symphony
     
  • Best Third-Party Technology Vendor CIO or CEO
    Neil Barua (IPC Systems)
     
  • Best Third-Party Technology Vendor IT Team
    Axioma 
     
  • Best Trading Infrastructure Provider
    Cobalt 
     
  • Best Use of the Agile Methodology
    Confluence 
     
  • Most Innovative Technology Vendor - Front Office
    Overbond 
     
  • Most Innovative Technology Vendor - Infrastructure
    UnaVista
     
  • Most Innovative Technology Vendor - Middle Office
    S3 Partners
     
  • Most Innovative Technology Vendor - Risk, Compliance and Reporting
    Imagine Software

Hall of Fame

AFTAs - Hall of Fame



Past Winners