DALLAS, Sept. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Ryan, a leading global tax services and software provider, today announced its participation in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (FinTech@CSAIL) program, which is a three-year initiative to advance technologies in the financial sector. This exclusive innovation lab includes the world-class MIT CSAIL faculty who have pioneered the fields of secure computation, machine learning, artificial intelligence, data analytics, and risk management.
CSAIL is the largest research laboratory at MIT and one of the world's most important centers of information technology research. CSAIL is home to almost 1,200 people, more than 900 active projects, 56 research groups, and over 600 students. Ryan and FinTech@CSAIL will work together with the highest authorities in these fields of study, and representatives from other participating companies, to leverage innovation from cutting-edge research to address relevant business problems in the financial industry and beyond.
"It is an honor to be associated with some of the most accomplished researchers in the world and work to direct funding for emerging technologies that will positively impact the financial sector," said Jayme Fishman, president of Ryan Software. "This membership allows us to actively participate and explore the research learnings firsthand to enhance the ways we engage our clients while improving the efficiency and effectiveness of financial operations worldwide."
According to Ryan Chairman and CEO G. Brint Ryan, the collaboration with FinTech@CSAIL is consistent with one of the Firm's values of pursuing excellence through mastery, creativity, and innovation.
"Ryan's founding membership is evidence of our commitment to pursuing excellence and delivering tangible value to those we serve," said Ryan. "It's a privilege to work with these renowned leaders and participate in the next generation of emerging technologies that will improve the efficiency and profitability of our clients' financial operations and the industry as a whole."
Ryan, an award-winning global tax services and software provider, is the largest Firm in the world dedicated exclusively to business taxes. With global headquarters in Dallas, Texas, the Firm provides a comprehensive range of state, local, federal, and international tax advisory and consulting services on a multi-jurisdictional basis, including audit defense, tax recovery, credits and incentives, tax process improvement and automation, tax appeals, tax compliance, and strategic planning. Ryan is a six-time recipient of the International Service Excellence Award from the Customer Service Institute of America (CSIA) for its commitment to world-class client service. Empowered by the dynamic myRyan work environment, which is widely recognized as the most innovative in the tax services industry, Ryan's multi-disciplinary team of more than 2,200 professionals and associates serves over 14,000 clients in more than 50 countries, including many of the world's most prominent Global 5000 companies. More information about Ryan can be found at ryan.com. "Ryan" and "Firm" refer to the global organizational network and may refer to one or more of the member firms of Ryan International, each of which is a separate legal entity.