Isa is the head of technology for Financial Services practice at Thoughtworks UK. He is a banking and finance domain expert, and a passionate technologist with over 20 years of consulting experience. He has spearheaded several challenging digital transformation initiatives while managing globally distributed delivery teams. He is an expert at agile engineering practices and has a technology-agnostic approach to solving enterprise-wide change problems. He has developed AI-based market-making algorithms for trading and is passionate about machine learning and distributed systems.
He has led major technology transformations while working alongside CIOs at many large UK, European and North American Financial Services clients. He was instrumental in building the core trading engine at one of the world's largest stock exchange.