Richard Mackey

Richard Mackey

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Richard Mackey is the Trading Technology Manager for the Volatility Arbitrage Fund at BlueCrest Capital Management. Prior to joining BlueCrest in late 2011, Richard was vice president of consulting at SystemExperts, where he led the compliance and security architecture practices. He has helped many organizations, from online retailers and application service providers to major manufacturers assess and improve their security and compliance programs. He has advised leading financial firms on overall security architecture, identity and access management, service oriented architecture, enterprise wide authentication, regulatory compliance, and secure partner management.

Prior to joining SystemExperts, he was the director of collaborative development for The Open Group (the merger of the Open Software Foundation and X/Open) where he provided technical leadership for DCE from its inception through release 1.2.

Mackey has been a frequent speaker at conferences and a regular contributor to major publications on topics such as regulatory compliance, security standards, identity management, and service-oriented architecture security. Mackey has a B.S. and M.S. in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.