Microsoft Treasury Summit

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Microsoft runs Treasury in the Cloud


The Microsoft Treasury group initiates thousands of wire payments each year, representing the transfer of hundreds of billions of dollars and needed to optimize their investment decision time and transactions.

Digitalization and cloud offers unprecedented opportunities, to increase speed and agility of investment and risk decisions.


Microsoft Treasury group manages $145 billion in assets, company's worldwide financial and corporate risk, investment portfolio, strategic portfolio, foreign exchange, corporate finance, dilution management, cash and liquidity, customer financing and collection activities. They support operations in over 190 countries, monitor thousands of bank accounts, and provide just-in-time cash management on a global basis. Over this past year, Microsoft Treasury has completely transformed the way they do business by moving their applications to the cloud, using Power BI for Visualization/Analytics & Machine Learning for Advanced Analytics.

Beau Damon, Microsoft Chief Investment Officer, will discuss his team’s digital transformation journey, the experience of this transformation, and the practical day-to-day benefits this transformation provides. Gain insights as well as executable ideas for transforming your own business.

Through a half day of briefings and demos, we will explore how advanced technologies can safely and economically deliver value and operational efficiency for your financial institution.

Please register soon, the summit will be limited in terms of attendees to enable meaningful discussion and interaction, and will leverage real world examples of digital transformation in Finance. Throughout the event, we will also demo key technologies around Advanced Analytics, AI and Machine Learning relevant for Treasury, Trading, Risk and Finance.

The Microsoft Treasury and Financial Services team is looking forward to welcoming you to our Microsoft EBC in Brussels!


Agenda


12.30-13.30 | Registration, Lunch Buffet and Networking
13.30-13.45 | Welcome & Introductions
13.45-15.00 | Microsoft Treasury Session
15.00-15.30 | Networking Coffee Break
15.30-16.30 | Innovative Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning solutions for Treasury and Financial Services institutions
16.30-17.00 | Discussion, Wrap up and close

Speaker


Beau Damon is responsible for Microsoft’s Treasury Capital Markets group, including management of the $100B cash portfolio, $20B in revenue and balance sheet foreign exchange hedging program and the funding and repatriation of global cash throughout Microsoft’s subsidiaries. Within the investment portfolio, he oversees the allocation of a globally diversified portfolio of fixed income, equities and alternatives with the goal of obtaining superior risk adjusted performance. In addition, the Capital Markets team acts as a trusted advisor across the company, providing financial expertise and building relationships with Microsoft’s financial services partners. Beau joined the firm sixteen years ago after having managed fixed income funds for Payden & Rygel and trading fixed income securities for UBS and Kidder Peabody. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Trinity College and an MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago. He is a holder of the CFA charter.

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