Corrie Elston is chief technology officer for financial services on the Google Cloud Platform. He is responsible for helping financial services take best advantage of cloud technologies and is particularly interested in challenges from machine learning and data analytics. Previously, he was global head of fixed income, currencies and commodities (FICC) e-dealing core strategists at Goldman Sachs. Elston received a B.Sc. in astrophysics from King's College London and an M.Sc. and a Ph.D. in computer science from the Electronics Research and Development Center (ERDC) in Hertfordshire.