About the Author
Randall E. Duran is a Senior Lecturer of Information Systems at Singapore Management University and holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in computer science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.). He was formerly the chairman and CEO of Catena Technologies, which provided derivatives trade reporting and other Fintech solutions. Catena Technologies was acquired by IHS Markit in February of 2020.  Prior to founding Catena, Randall began his career as one of the early employees at TIBCO, where he spent nearly ten years.

Randall has started and grown Fintech companies and served as the Chief Information Officer of a midsized bank. Over the past twenty-five years, he has worked with financial institutions in the United States, Europe, Asia, Australia, and Africa, including retail banks, investment banks, and stock exchanges. Randall has been a member of the American Bankers Association Payments Systems Committee and the Cyber and Information Security Working Group. He serves as an executive and board-level advisor to financial institutions and Fintech companies providing guidance on topics related to financial services innovation, IT strategy, cybersecurity, and operational risk management. He also speaks at conferences and provides press interviews on Fintech topics.

Regulation of Fintech in Asia Pacific
Scheduled for publication in July 2021
Coming soon...
Financial Services Technology: Processes, Architecture, and Solutions, 2nd Edition
by: Randall E. Duran
Paperback: 608 pages
Publisher: Cengage Asia
Publication date: Dec 18, 2017
ISBN-10: 9814780863  ISBN-13: 978-9814780865     
Bank Management: A Decision-Making Perspective, 1st Edition
by: Timothy W. Koch, S. Scott MacDonald, Vic Edwards, Randall E. Duran
Paperback: 864 pages
Publisher: Cengage Learning Asia
Publication date: Feb 28, 2014
ISBN-10: 9814416134   ISBN-13: 9789814416139            

Papers and Other Publications
"Smart contracts: will Fintech be the catalyst for the next global financial crisis?", by R.E. Duran. and P. Griffin (2019), Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance, accepted for publication on 9 December 2019,  available as pre-print release
“A Framework for Comparing High Performance Computing Technologies”
by: Randall E. Duran, Chen Ding, Rishi Saraswat, and Aaron Hallmark
International Journal of Computational Science and Engineering, 2014, Vol.9, No.1/2, pages 119-129
“DBS Bank: Championing Change”
by Randall E. Duran and Kevin Sproule
SMU No. 12-0008, Singapore Management University Case Publishing, 2012, p. 4.
“Business Process Management in Financial Services”
by: Randall E. Duran
Business Enterprise, Process, and Technology Management: Models and Applications, pages 240-251, IGI Global, 2012
“A Retail Bank's BPM Experience”
by: Venky Shankararaman, Swapna Gottipati, and Randall E. Duran
Journal of Information Technology Case and Application Research, 2012, Vol. 14, No. 3; pages 33-51
“Delivering SMS-Based Mobile Services Using SOA”
by: Randall E. Duran and Anh Duc Do
Handbook of Research on Mobile Software Engineering: Design, Implementation, and Emergent Applications, pages 138-149, IGI Global, 2012
"Enhancing Financial Risk Management Practices with Business Intelligence Systems"
by: Randall E. Duran, Ding Chen, Li Zhang, and Aaron Hallmark
Proceedings of the International Conference on Business Management & Information
, 2012, pages 141-147, Bloomsbury Publishing, 2012
“Enabling GPU Acceleration with Messaging Middleware”
by: Randall E. Duran, Li Zhang and Tom Hayhurst
Proceedings of the International Conference on Informatics Engineering and Information Science, ICIEIS 2011 Communications in Computer and Information Science, 1, Volume 253, Informatics Engineering and Information Science, Part 6, pages 410-423
“Applying Soft Cluster Analysis Techniques to Customer Interaction Information”
by: Randall E. Duran, Li Zhang and Tom Hayhurst
Marketing Intelligent Systems, pp 49-78, Springer-Verlag, 2010
“Extending CRM with mobile messaging: a case study”
by: Randall E. Duran
International Journal of Business Innovation and Research, Vol. 4, Nos. 1/2, 2010
“Probabilistic Sales Forecasting for Small and Medium-Size Business Operations”
by Randall E. Duran
Soft Computing Applications in Business, Springer, 2008, pp 129-146
“Enterprise Application Integration and Process Improvement”
by: Randall E. Duran
Enterprise Architecture and Integration Methods, Implementation and Technologies
, Chapter 14, pp 240-254, Information Science Reference Pub, 2007
"Reengineering using a data abstraction based specification”
by Randall E. Duran,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.) masters degree thesis, 1992