Data Management Best Practices and Emerging Trends from Global and Japanese Buyside Surveys

2020.11.03 (Tue)

The webinar will discuss the key findings from recent global and Japanese RIMES Buy-Side Surveys, which uncovers the data management challenges asset managers face, as well as the technology and solutions being explored to overcome them. The demand for high quality data, more extensive coverage, a faster time-to-market and more demanding operational efficiencies is to be contrasted against more challenging market conditions, made worse by the COVID-19 situation. Diarmuid O’Donovan will also share his insights, as an ex-practitioner, to add a practical dimension of leading such transformational business changes in this sharing session.



16:00-17:30 JST, Thursday 19 November


Zoom webinar (free event) The zoom link will be informed to participants ahead of the event.


Part 1: Highlights of the 2019 Japan Buy-side Survey to illustrate the findings from 2019 (Japanese) Speaker – Yoshihide Kisaichi, Manager, Nomura Research Institute

Part 2: Highlights of the 2020 Global Buy-side Survey to illustrate the global trends/thinking (English) Speaker – Jonathan Hammond, Partner, SIONIC

Part 3: Execution and leadership tips from an ex-Chief Data Officer (English)

Speaker – Diarmuid O’Donovan, Chief Operating Officer, RIMES Technologies




Yoshihide Kisaichi

  Manager, Nomura Research Institute

After being in charge of developing various information systems as a system engineer, Yoshihide has been involved in NRI IDS (Financial Information Database Providing Service). After managing the team in charge of financial data collection management and customer support, and transferring the financial data collection management process to overseas bases, he is currently engaged in sales and business planning of this service. Since 2018, he has been introducing RIMES services to customers in Japan.

Diarmuid O’Donovan

 Chief Operating Officer, RIMES TECHNOLOGIES


Diarmuid joined RIMES in 2017 having spent his entire career within the securities services and asset management industry, most recently at Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM), where in his role as Chief Data Officer he was responsible for delivering an enterprise-wide information management capability. Prior to working at LGIM, Diarmuid was Global Head of Data at UBS Asset Management where he was a senior member of the middle and back office management team responsible for pricing, benchmarks, corporate actions and data management. He has also held several senior roles during a 10-year career at JP Morgan.


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organizer: RIMES, supported by JIAM