Session – FinTech Innovations and Applications

FinTech RiskVal’s Journey

Speaker: Dr. Jordan Hu (胡國琳)

Chief Executive Officer

RiskVal Financial Solutions, LLC

131 West 33rd Street 5th floor

New York, NY 10001




Mr. Jordan Hu is a successful entrepreneur recognized for his achievement in the US and Taiwan. However, behind every single one of those successes is a sizable obstacle that has tested and shaped Jordan’s personality. After receiving his BS degree in applied math from National Tsing Hua University, he came to US to obtain a master degree in computer science from New Jersey Institute of Technology. He started his Wall Street career at Salomon Brother in 1989, which was considered the most profitable fixed income investment banking firm. He left Salomon in 1998, and started his entrepreneur career as he foresees the FinTech opportunities. In 2001, he founded RiskVal Financial Solutions, LLC as a pioneer in Software as a Service (SaaS) FinTech firm. The company has grown into a globally recognized Fixed Income Pre-Trade Analytics and risk management firm.


The company has received numerous awards for its products and services:


  • RiskVal Won the Most Innovative Award from Finextra in 2009. (here)
  • RiskVal Ranked #1 in 2009 Risk Waters for Best Credit Solution. (here)
  • RiskValWon Custody Risk 2015’s “Risk Technology Vendor of the Year” award. (here)
  • RiskValWonWaters Sell-Side Technology’s 2015 “Best Sell-Side Market Risk Product” award. (here)
  • RiskValRanked top 50 since 2015 RiskTech 100 Award. (here)
  • RiskValWon SmartCEO’s 2015 ~ 2017 Future 50 Award. (here)
  • RiskValWon two categories in 2016 & 2017 Waters Rankings: “Best Market Risk Solution Provider” for RiskVal Fixed Income Analytics, and “Best Portfolio Management System Provider” for RiskVal Portfolio. (here)
  • 2017 Taiwanese Overseas Entrepreneur Award (here)
  • RiskValWonWaters Sell-Side Technology’s 2018 “Best Sell-Side Market Risk Product” award. (here)
  • 2018 Mr. Jordan Hu was listed as “Top 30 Influencers from NJIT” (here)


RiskVal’s primary focus is in creating and running top-tier Fixed Income and Credit Derivative front office trading analysis and risk management systems. RiskVal’s sustained competitive advantage is in continuously earning a close relationship with elite traders in top Wall Street and City houses. RiskVal financial engineering captures the very latest intellectual property of the most current issues in fixed income and credit trading in delivering real-time analytics tailored and refined to the exact needs of the trading floor.