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2016 CTRM Conference – Speaker Profile – Saurabh Goyal

Here in the second of our speaker profiles, we feature Mr. Saurabh Goyal, of OLAM Europe Ltd. Mr. Goyal will speak on the topic ‘CTRM: Issues, Challenges and Opportunities – An end users view‘ in the afternoon of the CTRM Conference.

Saurabh Goyal
saurabhSaurabh has overall 18 years of experience in the trading and risk management domain. Saurabh currently heads the CTRM portfolio for Olam Europe Ltd. In the last 7 years at Olam, he has implemented & supported several CTRM solutions for agri products like Grains, Cocoa, Coffee, Cotton, Sugar, Palm/Rubber and CFS (Commodity Financial Services). He also lead the development of Olam’s Risk portal where all the enterprise, counterparty, credit and market risks are consolidated.

Saurabh holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and a master’s in business administration. He is also a certified financial risk manager (FRM) and has a certificate in quantitative finance (CQF). Currently he is pursuing a certificate in Machine Learning from Stanford University.

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The CTRM Conference is a unique 1-day event that is focused on the $1.6billion CTRM software category to be held at The Thistle Marble Arch hotel, London on October 27th, 2016. The conference brings together end user, service practitioners and vendors to spend a day focused on some of the key issues and trends impacting the software category. Hosted and facilitated by ComTech Advisory, the leading analysts in the CTRM software space, the CTRM Conference brings a compelling agenda of presentations, knowledge sharing and roundtable discussions involving key users of CTRM and associated software and services in the industry all supplemented by excellent networking opportunities. More information may be found at its website.

A reception will be held the evening prior to the event to welcome attendees and sponsors.

The theme of the 2016 CTRM Conference will be “CTRM in a low commodity price environment”. The event and presentations will focus on maximizing value from investments in CTRM software, from the initial procurement through its ongoing support and maintenance, paying close attention to cloud and non-traditional delivery of CTRM software. In a year in which the price of crude oil and most other commodities reached new lows, the key message for users and vendors is that now, more than ever, E/CTRM software is truly mission critical and being able to procure an affordable solution and then measure its value, is key in advancing its capabilities. Our industry is constantly changing at an ever-increasing pace and E/CTRM software must evolve to meet those changes, be cost effective and deliver business benefits.

This event cannot happen at all without the generous backing of sponsors. This year’s conference is sponsored by Gold sponsor OpenLink, Silver sponsor Fendhal Technology and other Bronze sponsors including Brady PLC, Eka, Generation 10, Invensoft Technologies, Paragon Energy Software, Perfect Channel, and Pioneer. Sponsorship opportunities still exist.

Do join us at the 2016 CTRM Conference – you may register at the CTRM Conference website.