New technology think tank for forward-thinking tech industry entrepreneurs.
October 6, 2020, LONDON: Forensic Risk Alliance (FRA), a leading forensic accounting, data governance, technology solutions and forensics consulting firm, today announces the launch of FRA Pulse, a technology think tank for forward-thinking entrepreneurs to join forces with corporate leaders to co-develop and drive technology innovation.
Having worked on many of the largest and most high-profile litigation, investigation and compliance cases of the past two decades, FRA recognises the importance of improving the evolution of technology advancement and subsequent adoption of new technologies across all aspects of business operations in a global environment. With a strong track record in producing customized solutions internally to meet technology challenges, FRA is now seeking young or new technology entrepreneurs and industry innovators to help bring their vision to life and accelerate innovation through collaboration.
FRA Pulse is open to emerging technology businesses with products spanning AI and robotics automation, to advanced analytics. Successful applicants will have access to hands-on mentorship; the opportunity to co-develop with FRA and other Pulse companies; access to the latest data, tools, and partner resources; and go-to market support and guidance to help get their products to clients faster.
Pulse will also act as a research institute performing exploration and advocacy concerning technology, ethics, and culture. It will concentrate on addressing global technology issues and deficiencies the world is challenged with and provide a forum for participating industry elites to explore and vet the latest tech and business innovations.
The Advisory Board for FRA Pulse includes; FRA Founding Partner & Head of Data Governance, Technology Solutions & Forensics, Frances McLeod; FRA Founding Partner and Co-Head of Data Analytics, Greg Mason; and Chief Innovation Officer Harsh Sutaria, as well as other industry experts.
Beginning October 6, companies are invited to submit a brief application to join the FRA Pulse think tank at: www.frapulse.com. Shortlisted candidates will then be moved through a formal application process, which will include a 60-minute pitch and an online interview with the FRA Pulse management team.
Frances McLeod, Founding Partner and Head of Data Governance Technology Solutions & Forensics, FRA, said: “We’re passionate about driving technology innovation forward and in a rapidly changing technology and regulatory landscape, our clients need highly customised tech packages and offerings more than ever. FRA Pulse creates an ecosystem where emerging technologies can flourish, and clients in turn benefit from early access to game-changing products. We’re hugely excited about building a portfolio of FRA Pulse companies united by the spirit of disruption, innovation and excellence.”
Harsh Sutaria, Chief Innovation Officer, FRA, said: “We are inviting technology entrepreneurs and corporate leaders to join a collaborative platform to solve real-world problems with technology-led ideas. By bringing together technology enthusiasts, corporates and key industry experts, we look forward to enabling innovation and collaborating on breakthrough technology through creative, powerful relationships. In this way, we are looking to accelerate the design, development, and adoption of the latest technologies and deliver forward-thinking solutions for businesses today, and in the future.”
Sue Hutchinson / Rebekah Chapman at Hudson Sandler
Forensic Risk Alliance [FRA], is a forensic accounting, data governance and compliance consultancy firm specialising in international corruption and fraud investigations for major global corporations and law firms. For more than 20 years, FRA has offered extensive multi-jurisdictional data privacy, transfer, and protection expertise in order to help clients achieve their objectives with compliance, litigation and investigations. With over 230 employees, FRA is headquartered in London, with 10 additional offices across EMEA and the US. FRA has extensive cross-sector and cross-border experience and scalability anywhere in the world with globally integrated teams across both developed economies and emerging markets, having worked in more than 75 countries with the capability to speak over 40 languages.