Michael Forno has more than 25 years of experience in delivering risk management technology solutions. Mike has worked with some of the largest financial institutions in the world. His clients include banks, asset managers, hedge funds, energy traders, agribusiness companies, state pensions, and private endowments. With such a diverse client base, he has enjoyed implementing sound risk management principles and practices for regulatory reporting purposes, as well as internally lead risk oversight initiatives and enablement of better risk reward decision support.

A former manager and lead risk trainer at SAS Institute, Mike designed, developed and delivered the company’s first risk management training courses, and still contributes to its risk management curriculum. He currently specializes in market, credit and operational risk management, providing guidance and technical lead assistance for clients throughout North America and Europe. Mike has a bachelor’s and master’s degree in economics from North Carolina State University, where he also studied statistics and oceanography.