Clark Abrahams
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Principal Product Marketing Consultant

Clark Abrahams is Global Marketing Director, Governance, Risk, & Compliance at SAS. A former bank CRO, author and inventor, he has seven years of corporate board experience, both public and 501(c)3 non-profit. A San Francisco native, Abrahams graduated from UC Berkeley and holds an M.S. Engineering Degree from Stanford University. He is a member of the CFA Institute, NC Society of Financial Analysts, PRMIA, RMA, and an NACD Governence Fellow. He has been awarded three patents, and has four others that are pending. Mr. Abrahams latest co-authored publication is due out March 1 and is concerned with decision-making.

Recent Posts

Banker, turned technologist, turns banker again a decade later!

I have decided to re-enter the banking profession after ten years of great personal and professional growth and opportunity here at SAS.  New role and ... Read More

No "one-size-fits-all" decision process -- no worries -- NACD, OCEG & SAS can help!

An OCEG blog post that went live earlier today describes a concept that Chuck Re Corr and I refer to as decision triage.  The post connects the ... Read More

What's a model?

Is a calculation a model? Is a spreadsheet a model? Is the computer-based implementation of a mathematical solution to a problem a model? These are ... Read More

Making principled decisions rooted in GRC

In a recent post on the OCEG blog page ( entitled: decision-making and GRC capabilities are inextricable ) I note the leverage to be gained by having ... Read More

Context -- problem-solving linchpin

I recently completed a video series on high-performance analytics (HPA) where I introduced a problem having a quadrillion decision variables, with each decision variable having eleven ... Read More

Borrower versus iBorrower, more context please!

On Sunday I will travel to Ontario to present at the 20th Annual Conference of the Credit Scoring and Risk Strategy Association.  The conference agenda ... Read More

Buy HPA Now!

SAS Global Forum is taking place this year in my home town -- San Francisco.  I feel especially proud and moved by the words of ... Read More

Director decision making -- a sensible approach

Decision making in the board room is an interesting topic indeed!  In her blog post today entitled Guidance for Director Decisions, Alex Lajoux, NACD Chief ... Read More

Decision-making for the boardroom and beyond

Last Friday I co-presented a session on decision-making in the boardroom at the Research Triangle Chapter, NACD Directors College. There was a great line-up of speakers ... Read More

Imagine HPA in an exascale world!

I will be sharing thoughts about high-performance analytics (HPA) next week in Southfield Michigan at the Great Lakes BI & Big Data Summit.  In particular, I ... Read More