Prodyot Samanta is the founder and President of ThirdEye RiskInsights, a boutique enterprise risk management think tank and diagnostic firm in Westchester, NY. Prodyot has several years of risk management experience at financial services firms, providing thought leadership and diagnostic assessments for banks, hedge funds, asset managers and energy trading firms across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America. He conducts corporate training on implementing effective ERM processes and teaches ERM for MBA programs. Prior to this, Prodyot was with S&P, as a Director for ERM and at Algorithmics (now IBM), as Head of Financial Engineering for North America, where he implemented ERM solutions. He is a member of several risk organizations and has served on the Examination Council for GARP’s FRM certification. Prodyot was honored by Treasury and Risk Management magazine as “one of the 100 most influential individuals in finance”. He holds a Ph.D. in economics (financial econometrics) from Fordham University.