Michael Banasiak is SVP, Liquidity & Risk Analytics, SunGards AvantGard. Michael is responsible for the strategic direction of AvantGards analytics solution which includes credit scoring, collection scoring and cash forecasting. Michael offers over 20 years executive and managerial experience in the information business; specifically predictive scoring and analytical decision technology. Prior to joining SunGards AvantGard, Michael was president and CEO of PredictiveMetrics, which was acquired by SunGard in early 2011. Michael founded and established PredictiveMetrics to provide higher quality statistical modeling and analytics in a customer service oriented environment. For most of his career, he has been working with Fortune 500 and middle market companies in a consultative role to better develop and utilize knowledge-based credit, collection, and recovery score technology. Michael is one of the forefathers of commercial credit scoring. He successfully built D&Bs first commercial credit scoring and financial stress models. Prior to D&B, Michael was involved in academic research and statistical analysis in economics for the National Council on Compensation Insurance. Michael has a master's degree in Economics (ABT) and Doctorate Series in Econometrics from New York University. He earned a bachelors degree in Economics with a minor in Statistics from Rutgers University.
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