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    Craig Spielmann

    Craig is a proven Enterprise Risk Management expert with an established track record of driving enterprise-wide initiatives for the world’s top financial institutions. Leverages vision, leadership, innovation, and relationship management skills to achieve success. Expertise in leading global initiatives to align risk management practices with business goals.RiskTao, LLC – Craig is the CEO & Founder of RiskTao, LLC which specializes in Enterprise Risk Training and Advisory Services. Craig has conducted risk training classes, presented and chaired major industry risk conferences for both Incisive Media and The Center for Financial Professionals. Craig is also advising several start-ups in the Fintech space focusing in the mobile wallet space and other forms of electronic payments. First Data – Craig is the Former Global Head of Enterprise Risk Management Strategy and was responsible for developing and implementing the ERM Framework Elements, Integrating Risk Management into the Business Strategy, executing Top Risk Assessments, developing and driving the RCSA and Scenario Analysis Programs, ERM Training, Bank Sponsorship Risk Analysis, collecting and reporting External Events and leading the ERM Technology Program’s Strategy and Architecture.

    RBS – Managing Director – Head of Operational Risk Management for the Americas where he was responsible for driving risk practices and governance to comply with the Federal Reserve’s Cease & Desist Order over RBS’s Americas businesses. Craig designed major changes to RBS’s risk framework and compensation program to align with the Federal Reserve’s Compensation Initiative and Dodd – Frank, RBS – Managing Director – Global Head of ORM’s Systems and Analytics where he developed advanced analytical risk systems and ran the Global Risk Data Aggregation Initiative for ORM.
    Citigroup – SVP/ CAO and Head of Risk Management for Global Technology Operations. Craig created and developed the firm wide IT Risk Management Approach and Culture Initiative, developed a business approach to application risk classification and Chaired the business wide Electronic Communications Committee.
    J.P. Morgan – Head of JPM’s Horizon Risk & Advisory business. Craig created JPMorgan’s Horizon GDC Solution deployed at J.P. Morgan and the top institutions in the financial industry. Won several risk and technology awards including “Best Operational Risk Assessment Software,” Received a Patent on “Measuring and Managing Operational Risk”. Closed 26 major deals with top financial companies and regulators such as: The Federal Reserve Bank, Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse, Prudential, The World Bank, Bank of China, Hong Kong Monetary Authority, Swiss Re, Bank of Tokyo – Mitsubishi, ABSA, Bradford& Bingley, British Petroleum, Kasikorn Bank, Developed an industry standard methodology for operational risk convergence .
    J.P. Morgan – Head of Information Technology Risk Management . Craig built J.P. Morgan’s first Global IT Risk Department and initiated significant changes such as forming and chairing the Global IT Governance Committee, rolling out RCSA ‘s globally, defining key performance metrics and creating regular dialogue with regulators around the world.
    Education: Graduated from Iona College with a Double Major in History and Communications and is a 2nd Degree Black Sash and instructor in Gung Fu, Weapons, and Tai Chi

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