Matt Smith is CEO of SteelEye, a fast-growing data analytics firm. After two decades as a manager, technologist and business partner, Matt is now focused on helping firms use technology and their data to gain a competitive edge and solve complex regulatory needs. Matt has spent his career in technology management and, prior to his role at SteelEye, he was CIO for a global, $100bn trading company, where he was responsible for regulatory technology and the deployment of big data, trading and analytics platforms. He then spent time at a world-leading financial technology firm where he held a senior role in delivering financial regulation and compliance solutions. SteelEyes innovative data management platform incorporates the distinctive approach to data developed and evolved by Matt and his co-founders over seven years and includes a capability to bring together and analyse both structured and unstructured data. As CEO, Matt is in charge of a dynamic team helping firms both to extract value from their otherwise dormant data and to reduce the cost and complexity of meeting their regulatory obligations. SteelEye is the only compliance technology and data analytics firm to offer transaction reporting, record-keeping, trade reconstruction, best execution and data insight in one comprehensive solution. SteelEyes platform both helps firms meet their regulatory obligations, and brings fragmented data together, enabling clients to gain powerful new business insights and trade with greater efficiency and profitability.