David Excell founded Featurespace - a behavioral analytics software company helping organizations fight financial crime and achieve regulatory compliance. Featurespace's ARIC software platform enables clients to make accurate real-time decisions about how they manage their customers. Featurespace's behavioral technology learns the patterns associated with legitimate customer behavior, enabling accurate detection of emerging business risks and threats.
David works with client's commercial, operational and technical teams to understand their business needs and translating these needs into technical requirements (data, analytical modeling, and software architecture) to deliver effective solutions.
His academic background is in technology, having completed an Engineering degree in Australia and studying towards a PhD at the University of Cambridge. Since founding Featurespace, he has been involved in all aspects of the commercialization of technology, including turning ideas into repeatable, deployable and scalable solutions, customer delivery, speaking at conferences, providing input to policy decisions and raising investment.