- managing partner
- SunGard Consulting Services
Jeffrey Wallis is managing partner of SunGard Consulting Services, focused on solutions for the financial services industry. Mr. Wallis focuses on the business and technology requirements needed to support market structure and regulatory changes as well as competitive trading strategies and products. In addition, Mr. Wallis is the leader of the CSA practice at SunGard Consulting Services, which provides solutions around SOA governance and custom development, business process management and legacy system integration. Mr. Wallis has made significant contributions to SunGard's SOA initiative and worked extensively to deliver projects that define the business and technology strategies required to succeed in the constantly changing front-office trading environment.
A federated development approach is the right model to solve complex business and technology problems for the financial services industry. The approach involves implementing a framework that provides architectural and standardization guidance, while using collaboration techniques and processes to develop product and technology innovations. Financial services institutions that successfully adopt this framework will be best positioned to compete over the next five years.