September 22, 2018
Igor Zax (Zaks), CFA, President of TenzorAI, and Tenzor Ltd ,will chair Insuring Short Term Trade Finance conference by Informa, to be held in London on 27 November 2018. The event will feature some of the top leaders in the industry, such as Vinco David – Secretary General, Berne Union and Robert Nijhout – Executive Director, ICISA.
In addition to chairing the event, Igor will also make a keynote presenation:
- What is artificial intelligence and why it is transforming so many industries?
- What are the nature of the risk in trade credit?
- How are we using data and can the underwriting process be redesigned?
- How can AI and Blockchain work together?
- Bringing it all together: How can AI transform trade risk and financing ecosystem?
Igor Zax – President, Tenzor AI
August 5, 2018
Igor Zax (Zaks), CFA, President of TenzorAI, Tenzor Ltd, will present at ExCred New York: Insuring Structured Trade, Export & Project Finance conference in New York 17 October 2018. The conference is organised by Informa Plc.
Igor would present on a panel “The Digitalisation Debate: How Are New Technologies Impacting Short Term Trade Credit?”
Technology in trade credit is not so much a question of if, more a question of when. The answer to that seems to be ‘very soon, if not now’ so instead this panel will look at the how. Much talk of a blockchain revolution and Artificial Intelligence has left many wondering how exactly this will impact the industry. So this panel will debate:
- What are the current tools available for trade?
- What impact could existing technologies have?
- What are the obstacles to implementation?
- What type of evolution are we going to see?
Igor Zax – President, Tenzor AI
Raj Iyer – Digital Platform Strategist, BNY Mellon
- Rory Kaplan – Director – Offering Manager Trade and Supply Chain at CGI
- Jason Prevette – Team Leader | Special Products Americas at Atradius
As a speaker, I am delighted to extend 20% speaker discount code for ExCred New York: FKW53662SPK . There is also limited number of complimentary passes available for traders, producers and corporates.
July 28, 2018
Igor Zax (Zaks) , CFA, GPLLM, Sloan Fellow (LBS) President of Tenzor Ltd. and TenzorAI, presented today on Operational Restructuring and Turnaround at University of Toronto Faculty of Law. The lecture would form part of the International Insolvency Law course within GPLLM (Global Professional LLM) program.
July 18, 2018
Igor Zax (Zaks), CFA, President of TenzorAI, and Tenzor Ltd,will present at TXF New York 2018 Transformative Trade, Treasury and Supply Chain conference 13 September 2018.
The presentations covering use of AI (including distributed AI) within trade and supply chain financing would be part of a panel on TRANSFORMATIVE TECH: DISRUPTING TRADE FINANCE THROUGH BIG DATA, AI & BLOCKCHAIN. The panel would also include Alisa DiCaprio, Head of Research, R3, John Stillwaggon, CEO USA, Tradewind, and Nancy Amert, Director, CGI Trade Innovation Lab.
June 5, 2018
Igor Zax (Zaks) , CFA, GPLLM, Sloan Fellow (LBS) President of Tenzor Ltd. , would give a lecture on Operational Restructuring and Turnaround at University of Toronto Faculty of Law. The lecture would form part of the Internional Insolvency Law course within GPLLM (Global Professional LLM) program. The lecture would take place 28 July 2018.
May 29, 2018
Igor Zax (Zaks), CFA Alexei Lapouchian, PhD and Vlad Skorokhod, PhD , of TenzorAI published a new article, AI and factoring – an upcoming revolution? in World Factoring Yearbook 2018 by BCR Publishing in association with FCI.
Full link to the article availible HERE
April 12, 2018
Igor Zax (Zaks) , CFA, President of Tenzor Ltd. is going to moderate a panel at US Trade and Working Capital Conference 2018 to be held in Chicago 13-th of June 2018. The conference is organised by GTR -Global Trade Review:
A practical guide to trade credit insurance
● Key drivers of US insurance market growth: Increasing insolvencies,
protectionist trade policies, and financial regulation
● Put some skin in the game: Which insurance solutions are best suited
to the US market? Considering whole turnover, excess of loss and
single risk policies
●What information is utilized by credit risk underwriters to assess
underwriting decisions? How significantly does this vary between
insurance policies / providers?
● Has the insurance market become increasingly adaptable to client
needs? Considering hybrid policies, higher limits on non-investment
grade names, and a willingness to insure ‘non-trade’ business
Moderator: Igor Zax, Managing Director, Tenzor
Gary Mendell, President, Meridian Finance Group
Paul Scobie, Head of Transaction Risk Management, Global Trade
& Receivables Finance, HSBC
Peter Hunter, Vice-President, Trade Credit, Chicago, Chubb
Jay LeClaire, Region Director, Sales & Marketing, Americas Region,Euler Hermes World Agency
Agatha Liberatore, Senior Underwriter, XL Catlin
To register for the event, please use the following link:
and a 10% speaker discount code: TENZOR10
February 19, 2018
Igor Zax (Zaks) , CFA, President of Tenzor Ltd. and Alexei Lapouchnian, Ph.D. published a new article, Supply Chain Finance and Artificial Intelligence -a game changing relationship? inReceivale Finance Technology Yearbook 2018 by BCR Publishing by BCR Publishing. The book is officially launched at RFIx Receivables Finance International Convention 14-15 March 2018 in London, UK.
Link to the full article available HERE:
Whole Yearbook is availible via link below:
June 29, 2017
Igor Zax (Zaks) , CFA, President of Tenzor Ltd. moderated a panel at Transformative Trade, Tech and Talent Conference
Igor moderated a panel at BLOCKCHAIN, AI & DIGITAL SUPPLY CHAINS: BRINGING TRADE INTO THE 21st CENTURY panel, held 7 September 2017 in New York
BLOCKCHAIN, AI & DIGITAL SUPPLY CHAINS: BRINGING TRADE INTO THE 21st CENTURY
Trade is ripe for innovation. This session pits the hottest technologies against each other in a X-factor style competition. An expert in each technology will give a 10-minute pitch to a panel of judges on why they think their technology will have the biggest impact on the trade sector. The audience will then decide the winner.
Blockchain: Louis De Bruin, Blockchain Leader, Europe, IBM
ArtificiaI Intelligence: Christophe Spoerry, Co-founder, Euler Hermes Digital Agency
Digital Supply Chains: Anil Sebastian, Senior Manager – Supply Chain, Microsoft
Igor Zax, President, Tenzor Ltd
Kenneth Goodwin, Senior Managing Principal & President, Jeanensis Capital Markets
Cristina Dolan, President and COO, InsureX
April 24, 2017
Igor Zax (Zaks) , CFA, President of Tenzor Ltd. is going to moderate a panel at US Trade and Working Capital Conference to be held in Chicago 7-th of June 2017. The conference is organised by GTR -Global Trade Review.
Igor Zax would moderate a panel:Trade credit risk management and insurance: How are practices evolving?
Moderator: Igor Zax, President, Tenzor
Jeffrey Abramson, Senior Vice-President, Head of Trade Receivable & Supply Chain Finance, XL Catlin
Jay LeClaire, Region Manager, Americas, Sales & Marketing, Euler Hermes World Agency
Jose Brito, Certified Credit Executive; Former Director of Credit, Tech Data Corporation
Why is trade credit insurance market penetration so low in the United
States compared to European markets?
Whole turnover Vs excess of loss Vs single risk: Which insurance
solutions are best suited to the US market?
Are technological developments making trade credit insurance more
relevant? How is trade credit risk management best practice evolving?