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Milford, CT
market or below for a remote role
March 10, 2020

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Stuardo Di Ortenzio

Orange, CT • +1-513-***-****

US Citizenship •

Risk & Regulatory Compliance Project Manager

Transformational IT professional with 15+ years of experience in operational risk, cyber risk, and regulatory compliance risk. Highly skilled in cloud integration, data migration, and digital technology transformation. Excellent at developing and employing solutions for process automation, AI/ML, and access rights management. Strong knowledge in solution architecture with the ability to build real time dashboards and risk control frameworks. Successful in leading full project life cycles and overseeing onshore and offshore teams for project delivery. Proficient in following U.S. Cloud Act, GDPR, and Swiss DPA regulations as well as risk mitigation strategy for CID exposure to U.S. Cloud Act and U.S. Cloud regulatory reporting.

Areas of Expertise:

Team Leadership & Training

Regulatory Compliance

Client Relationship Management

Digital Transformation

RAID Management

Cloud Technology

Risk Assessment & Management

Project Management

Data Migration/Conversion

Mobile & Microdevice Integration

P&L Management

Business Development

Professional Experience


Senior Manager, Consulting Strategy: Financial Services IT, 2018 – 2019

Delivered leadership in financial services, digital transformation, and technology innovation projects. Provided specialisation in digital transformation technologies targeting AI/ML based solutions. Served as Design Lead for digital solutions model and facilitated staff training as well as P&L. Completed key digital technology solutions to improve risk control framework and risk management, production transaction processing, and software automation. Developed CID cloud risk strategy to mitigate risk of CID exposure from U.S. Cloud Act data extraction and ensured compliance with both EU GDPR and Swiss DPA. Corresponded with client organisational heads and explained benefits of digital transformation and assisted in development of digital business strategy agenda.

Selected Contributions:

Developed completely automated AML/KYC cloud and hybrid solution leveraging AI/ML and Data Lake technologies.

Designed ML cloud-based risk systems solution for Fundamental Trading Book Review (FTBR) and Trade Finance utilising Google cloud services.

Created portfolio credit risk cloud-based solution using deep machine learning (ML) and data lake.

Implemented KYC, AML/SAR TMS AI/ML based cloud solution and real time dashboard for private banking and AWM.

Applied AI driven customer onboarding solution to increase quantity of newly onboarded accounts.

Identified and developed disruptive cloud based digital technology solutions to lower business expenses, increase competitive market position, and improve risk management.

Partnered with large team of attorneys with Switzerland SBA to produce operational and regulatory compliance risk management operating framework for Swiss banks to leverage cloud technology. Also developed control framework to protect Swiss bank CID from U.S. Cloud Act risk.

**Career Break for family emergency, 2017**


Director, Consulting & Strategy, 2016 – 2016

Supervised strategy development and provided client consulting as hands on Project Manager. Oversaw global and onsite change delivery teams, PMO services, and stakeholder expectations. Served as SME and design architect for digital transformation solutions to improve cost-efficiency, manage operational risk, set new regulatory compliance framework, and lead software process automation. Administered complex market risk, corporate finance, and EQ trading platform migration from legacy system. Completed data conversion, validation, and derivation of data values not supplied by upstream systems.

Selected Contributions:

Developed and implemented AML/KYC remediation solution leveraging AI/MI and Data Lake architectures to make a real time production dashboard which substantially reduced operational costs.

Closed large deal with London bank. Organised offshore and nearshore teams, developed complex project plan covering cross-organisational dependencies, created RIAD operating framework, and oversaw client transformation change delivery.


Project Manager, Corporate Finance, 2015 (Temp Role)

Short term contract role to assess overbudget project plan with multiple sub projects. Identified project gaps, created new set of project plans, and ensured risk and regulatory compliance. Led project evaluations and realigned to risk, modelling, regulator, and compliance delivery. Established effective RAID processes, supervised MiFID II change, and delivered BCBS-239 data aggregation and reporting projects. Validated current state status, reviewed BRDs, and health check master project plan. Monitored project risks in SDLC application development framework.

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)

Director/Project Manager: Capital Markets Consulting Group, 2014 – 2015

Oversaw portfolio of client engagements and led key risk management projects for cyber risk, IT security analysis, IT hardening, Office365 Azure cloud solutions, and legal entity for complex derivative of trades. Acted in BA/MA role for legal entity project and utilised strong knowledge of multi-venue derivative trades. Monitored RAID, led global agile teams in SDLC environment, administered stakeholder reports. Completed migration to cloud architecture, integration of Global AD hybrid architectures, access controls and PowerShell scripting, as well as design and development of real-time dashboard production reporting. Served as SME and lead for RFP response strategy design.

Selected Contributions:

Developed and sold a set of tools for client legal entity project running far behind schedule; worked at client site and cross-trained staff on new set of tools.

Served as Lead for capital markets/IB RFP responses and won two RFPs for custom application work and a migration project.

Decreased project cost for German automotive manufacturing project by reviewing and revising project plans.

Established and led Center of Excellence (CoE) with industry best practices and training for internal services supporting enterprise risk management change.

MarketData Information Systems Corporation

Senior Partner, 1993 – 2013

Served as business consultant for Wall Street financial service firms along with automotive, product manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, and public sector projects. Directed private banking, commodities, investment, banking, wealth management, prime brokerage, loan trading, custody, cash operations, as well as operational and regulatory risk assessment and legal compliance business lines. Led M&A integrations for production trading businesses. Provided leadership for agile sprint teams, service delivery, and steering committee. Directed data migration/QA strategies, mainframe systems integration, legacy migration of IT services, and business processes for new TOMs. Led clients in custom software and IT infrastructure projects to support production trading operations, DR management, storage engineering, architectural design, and built out of solutions. Oversaw vendor management with contract negotiations, margining, performance validation, and MSA/SOW processes. Completed business change analysis, derivative analysis, data conversion, ETL, and transaction/payments processing.

Selected Contributions:

Supported establishment and growth of start-up consultancy business; led opening of London based office and onboarded new team of staff.

Built and maintained relationships with key clients including JPMC, Citibank, BOA, Merrill Lynch, HSBC, UBS, Credit Suisse, Lehman Brothers, Goldman Sachs, DCC, and NBC/CNBC.


FCC Amateur Extra License Class

OFCOM (Switzerland) Class 2 Communications License

Technical Proficiencies

Azure • AWS • AI/ML • SaaP • IaaS • PaaS • Raas • DaaS • Tableau • MS Office • MS Project • MS Visio • MS PowerPoint

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