Thomas Stockdale is Head of Data Strategy and Application Development for ISS. Tom is responsible for Application Development, working closely with the Information Technology and Product Management teams to refine and expand our current product roadmap plans and develop a comprehensive technology strategy for ISS products and platforms.
Tom returned to ISS in 2014, having originally joined as one of the group of 25 that started RiskMetrics Group in 1998. In that role, he developed the analytics’ testing framework and led development for the Market Risk business, transitioning the RiskManager product from a single-client desktop application to a multi-tenant, highly distributed, SaaS framework. In 2004 he became the head of development across all businesses. From 2006 to 2010 he was the head of Research and Development, a group of 400 which included all of technology and quantitative research.
Before joining RiskMetrics Group, Tom designed and developed high resolution weather data systems at the Center for Computational Geosciences at the University of Oklahoma.