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
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.