Howie is a Product Manager at Bloomberg LP where he is part of a group responsible for the product development of their collateral management platform within the Bloomberg Professional Service offering. In addition, he is also responsible for the implementation and client servicing for the MARS BCOL product. His area of expertise is within Collateral Management, specializing in OTC Derivatives, Repo’s, TBA’s and Futures with an added focus on Collateral Optimization and Portfolio Reconciliation. He has an array of experience dealing with Operational and Credit Risk Management as well as the current Regulatory landscape. With 20 years of Financial Services experience, Howie has been involved with collateral system implementations, of which includes a Collateral Optimization system build out. He is involved with several of the ISDA Working Group committees as well as being involved with other industry initiatives. Prior to Bloomberg, Howie was the Head of the America’s Collateral Management Operations Group at Morgan Stanley and had similar roles at BNY Mellon and Nomura Securities. Howie earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the New York Institute of Technology and is Series 99 licensed.