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Sean Hunter

Sean Hunter

CIO at OakNorth
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Bio Sean is Chief Information Officer at OakNorth. Career History Prior to joining OakNorth, Sean was one of the first commercial engineers at Palantir Technologies in Europe where he led trader oversight partnerships with large financial institutions, particularly Credit Suisse, which led to being co-head of the JV called Signac. Before Palantir, Sean was a strategist at Goldman Sachs for eight years, working in a number of areas including equities, fixed income 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.


Artificial Intelligence and Financial Services

Using unconventional data is key to assessing commercial lending risk

17 Apr 2020

When it comes to commercial lending, credit analysis is an essential part of the process. Banks need to assess the ability of a business to sustain a certain level of debt and repay loans, but a lack of data availability, coupled with human bias, can make this difficult to assess. A steakhouse on Wall Street catering to investment bankers for exam...