Christopher Bloechle

Chief Information Officer
Chris has 20 years of experience designing, developing and delivering technology for the financial services industry. As Portfolio BI’s Chief Information Officer, Chris oversees the building and deploying of the solutions in the company’s flagship product PBI EDM, a SaaS-based front-to-back office automation technology platform. Chris is also a member of the company’s leadership team, where he plays an essential role in the overall strategy of Portfolio BI.

Prior to joining Portfolio BI in early 2018, Chris spent 16 years with Point 72 Asset Management/SAC Capital Advisors successfully fulfilling IT roles with responsibility for software products and solutions utilized in every facet of the fund. He was most recently the director of front office IT, where his solutions were utilized by 100 portfolio managers and their investment teams, on a daily basis.

Chris was previously the founder and managing partner at a software consultancy for five years, where he worked with a number of well-known clients, including Pitney Bowes, American Express and Moody’s. Before that, Chris was an independent software developer.

Chris earned his BS in industrial engineering from the University of New Haven where he graduated cum laude.

Blog Posts

Data lakes vs data warehouses: considerations for storing data

I hosted a data management roundtable where one participant started off by saying she was told that she should invest in a data lake solution for her Firm because it was the latest technology for data management.

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Is Excel digital transformation's most significant competitor?

While Excel continues to be the mainstay of the industry, is it holding back firms from technology solutions designed for growth?

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The Future of Crypto-assets Regulation

If crypto-assets are here for the long term, how can regulators best govern their connections with the conventional financial system?

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Navigating Turbulent Global Credit Markets

What foundations do successful CLO Managers implement that allow them to navigate contractions and potential stricter covenant terms as the global CLO markets return?

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The 10 Biggest Benefits of the Public Cloud

Setting up your own cloud-powered business in 2021 has never been easier. These are the key benefits of how the public cloud can transform your business.

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Public Cloud: ROI and Cost Benefits for Financial Services

The public cloud offers numerous advantages for financial services firms and is a catalyst towards digital transformation.

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Architecting Your Cloud Strategy Roadmap

Portfolio BI can help take you through the process of cloud architecture, with methodical assessment & careful implementation of solutions for your firm.

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3 Data Lessons Learned from the Front Lines of COVID-19

Here are the top three takeaways we have discovered that contribute to data management success for buy-side firms.

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Seven Steps to Creating an Effective Data Governance Framework

Take these steps to help your team mitigate data-related risks at your firm.

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Automation is the Key to Differentiation

At a time when buy-side firms are under enormous pressure, it will be up to managers to transition from antiquated systems to automation technology.

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