The ability to enter into new markets geographically can help drive top line revenue growth, or offer cost-cutting advantages in production and output. Companies expand internationally in one of two ways: organically or through M&A activity. International growth carries with it a number of added risks, the most prominent being currency. With the constant volatility in markets and geopolitical uncertainties in every geographic region (Trump, Brexit, North Korea, Venezuela riots), companies are struggling to centralize this risk.
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Tom Gavaghan, Manager, North American Presales
Over the last nine years, Tom has worked globally with banks, brokerages, trading firms and corporations in the treasury and risk management space. He's held roles across the financial technology development value chain, from software implementation to product and presales management. Tom is currently the Manager of the North American Presales team.
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