Joshua Carroll, Managing Director, Quantitative and Technology Services, Royal Bank of Canada Capital Markets

Carroll is currently a Managing Director in Quantitative and Technology Services for Royal Bank of Canada Capital Markets. His current role for RBC CM is the Global Head of Architecture and Shared Application Services. As Head of the CM Architecture Group – Josh oversees a broad Architecture Council with representation from all asset classes across Capital Markets (CM). Led by Josh this council defines the pillars which govern the standards for new application design & technology usage. Helping providing direction, governance & guidance to all CM technology groups on approved technology, design patterns & future technology strategy. He also represents CM on the RBC wide Enterprise Architecture Board.

Josh’s Shared Application Services (SAS) group is responsible for all cross business shared technology services across all environments (Production, QA/UAT and Development). As Head of SAS he provides strategic advice for building new shared application services and platforms, and sets the roadmap of these for the Capital Markets business. This role provides leadership across architecture, engineering and operations and builds key business partnerships to make the right investments of time and energy to achieve desired business driven results. This diverse technology portfolio manages the following global technology teams from both a functional and agile project management perspective on a day to day basis: Emerging Technology (Big Data and Containerization), Market Data, Middleware & Messaging, Quality Assurance (QA), Quality Control and Testing, Infrastructure/Application Monitoring, Scheduling and Automation, Resiliency and Environment Technology Concurrency and Symphony Messaging & Chat-bots. These global shared platforms led by Josh have multiple teams located across the AsiaPac, UK, US and Canada. Josh joined RBC in 2009 and was initially based in London before relocating to New York in 2014. Prior to RBC, Josh held Market Data Technology positions for both Merrill Lynch and ABN Amro in Europe

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