Sean Hunter is CIO of OakNorth, the next-generation credit analysis and monitoring platform. Prior to this he was CIO of Signac, a JV between Palantir technologies and Credit Suisse using advanced analytics to detect rogue traders and other types of employee fraud. This was a continuation of his previous work as a Forward Deployed Engineer at Palantir, where he was focused primarily on trader oversight at large financial institutions, and in particular Palantir’s work with Credit Suisse. Before Palantir, Sean was a strategist in the securities division at Goldman Sachs. Over a period of 8 years he worked on various desks including equity exotics and hybrids, mortgages and algorithmic trading. Prior to GS he was IT director at a dot com startup writing their initial systems and managing a growing development team through two IPOs.
Sean is an advisor to entrepreneurs at Antler, the social impact startup Kamayi and is on the editorial board of the Journal of Digital Banking. Sean contributed a chapter to “The RegTech Book” (Wiley Press) and is co-author on two patents in the field of anomaly detection.