About the Author
Murat Erder is a Director at Deutsche Bank, and is currently working in Data Engineering group as part of the Chief Data Office. Prior to his current role, Murat was the Domain Architect for Reference Data. Before this role he led the Integration Services group at Deutsche Bank responsible for all managed services that dealt with integration; including core messaging, file transfer, ETL, Enterprise Service Bus, Workflow and Document Management. Murat also setup the Technology Standards group at Deutsche Bank and governed adoption of new technologies. Prior to joining Deutsche Bank, Murat worked for 13 years for management consulting organizations, including KPMG/BearingPoint and Deloitte providing architecture and technology strategy advice to leading Financial Services organizations. Murat started his career as a software developer in Silicon Valley and was employed as a Software Development Lifecycle and Object Oriented Analysis and Design specialist by Objectory and Rational. Murat has a MS degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Massachusetts Pierre Pureur is Vice President and Chief Enterprise Architect for Travelers. In his role, Pierre leads the Enterprise Architecture group that includes Application Platform Architecture, Information Architecture, Infrastructure Architecture, Performance Architecture and Security Architecture. Prior to his current role, Pierre was the Vice President of Architecture for Personal Insurance Business Technology at Travelers. Prior to joining Travelers, Pierre worked for a number of Financial Services and Consulting Organizations, including KPMG/Bearing Point, Citicorp, Bear Stearns, MetLife, Prudential, EXL, Republic National Bank of New York and People's United Financial. During his career Pierre's responsibilities have encompassed all phases of large-scale application development and technology rollout including strategic planning, architecture, design, development and deployment. Pierre has expertise in designing and implementing Service Based Architectures and Business Process Management solutions, and in enhancing processes related to application management, including design and development methodologies. Pierre is very familiar with continuous improvement approaches such as Six Sigma, CMM, ITIL and ATAM based techniques. Pierre is a graduate of the Ecole Nationale Superieure Des Mines (St Etienne, France), a member of the IEEE Computer Society and resides in Glastonbury, CT.