Business Solutions Manager @ Brandywine Global Investment Management
Director @ Bank of America Merrill Lynch
NYU Stern School of Business
Strategic and Delivery focused Development manager with immense experience in Electronic Trading System Design and Development, Market and Credit Risk Management. Strong Hands-On experience in designing and implementing Real Time Trading Systems for Equities, Derivatives, Fixed Income and OTC Products, High Frequency Trading Systems, GUI Design, Risk Management Systems, P/L, OMS/EMS Design, Portfolio Management, Program and Algorithmic
Strategic and Delivery focused Development manager with immense experience in Electronic Trading System Design and Development, Market and Credit Risk Management. Strong Hands-On experience in designing and implementing Real Time Trading Systems for Equities, Derivatives, Fixed Income and OTC Products, High Frequency Trading Systems, GUI Design, Risk Management Systems, P/L, OMS/EMS Design, Portfolio Management, Program and Algorithmic Trading Systems, FIX based systems and Credit Underwriting, Credit Approval, Credit Lifecycle Management, Early Warning and Remedial, Credit Analysis Systems, Commercial Banking, Stress Testing/Scenario Analysis, Market Data Systems. Strong Analytic skills with proficiency in Financial modeling of Derivatives (Listed/OTC), Equity and Fixed Income Products, Credit Products and Structured Finance. Strong experience in handling multiple complex global projects, handling large teams (300+) spread globally in NAM, EMEA, APAC and LATAM. Solid programming experience in a vast variety of languages including C++/Visual C++/C#/.NET/Java/WPF/J2EE/COM/ATL, Messaging, Encryption.
Responsible for financial governance, resource management, operational risk, and ongoing strategic partnership with the senior leadership team. Provide relevant information to the business and leadership team to make decisions that align with the objectives of the broader organization. Experienced leading computer forensics and troubleshooting expert. Communicate and manage expectations effectively with senior executives, peers and team members.
Immense experience in creating Global Credit Risk Frameworks for Commercial Banking, Private Bank, Consumer Bank, Institutional Bank, Credit Underwriting and Risk Management System including Credit Origination, Credit Analysis, Credit Approval, Early Warning/Remedial Management.
Strong experience managing Core Credit Applications for the Wholesale Credit Risk Group including Limit Monitoring and Rules based Risk Management.
Executive Director, Global Technology @ Senior, Hands-on Development Manager responsible for managing Global Technology Applications.
JP Morgan Chase (NYSE: JPM) is one of the oldest financial institutions in the United States. With a history dating back over 200 years, JP Morgan Chase is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.6 trillion, operating in more than 60 countries, having over 260,000 employees.
JP Morgan Chase serves millions of consumers, small businesses and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients. JP Morgan Chase a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset management and private equity.
JP Morgan Chase is a component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average. From September 2014 to Present (1 year 4 months) Greater New York City AreaBusiness Solutions Manager @ Business Solution Manager / Chief Business Solution Architect at Brandywine Global Investment Management, responsible for Development of all Front Office Businss solutions used by the Investment Managers ( Fixed Income, Equity as well as Balanced Strategies). Member of the CIO's Leadership Team responsible for development of the future Technology Strategy of Brandywine Global Investment Management.
Responsible for managing the Front Office Business Solutions group, including all Portfolio Rebalancing Strategies, Pre Trade Compliance rules, Trading Rules, Post Trade Reporting/Compliance, Equity and Fixed Income Trading, Diversified Portfolio tools, and Quantitative Research Platform. Responsible for development of Application Lifecycle Management ( ALM) for all Front Office soutions.
Founded in 1986, Brandywine Global Investment Management offers a broad array of fixed income, equity, and balanced strategies that invest across global markets.
As of 12/31/2013, Brandywine Global manages $50 billion in assets. The firm is a wholly owned, independently operated subsidiary of Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE: LM), and is headquartered in Philadelphia with an office in San Francisco. Brandywine Global also operates two affiliated companies with offices in Singapore and London. From March 2014 to July 2014 (5 months) Senior Vice President, Global Credit Risk @ Responsible for Global Rollout of end to end Credit Solutions for Commercial Loan Underwriting, Collateral Management, Credit Analysis, Credit Risk Management, Approval, Early Warning and Remedial for the Local Commercial Banking Division of CitiGroup (LATAM, APAC, CEEMEA and NA). Managing a global team with presence in North America, India, Argentina, Singapore, Hong Kong and Europe.
Responsible for the development of tools, workflows and processes for a Global Credit Management System being used by Loan Managers and Credit Analysts in the Local Commercial Bank(LCB) Division at Citibank. Responsible for incorporation of Credit Risk Analysis, Credit Risk Stress Testing and scenario analysis into the Loan process to SMEs and MMEs.
In charge of development and support of Citigroup's key credit risk technology group, managing client needs and running weekly client meetings. Responsible for building and managing a group with on-shore and off-shore resources to support batch and server infrastructure, user tools, risk analytics, risk reporting and production support.
Coordinating with internal and external auditors in reviewing Citigroup's Credit Risk development projects. Involved in new analytic model review and development; working closely with Risk Analytics group. Serving as a member in the CitiTech architect community to provide architecture design advise for other projects. Own and manage budget and P&L.
Creating a Credit Underwriting Framework that can be leveraged across Commercial Bank, Private Bank, Consumer Bank and Institutional Bank. Responsible for all Financial, Portfolio and Regulatory Reporting including Basel, Dodd Frank etc. From November 2010 to March 2014 (3 years 5 months) Principal @ Responsible for Front Office development for Global Equities and Derivatives (Listed, OTC and Exotics) Risk Management, Equity Swaps, Var Swaps, Equity/Derivatives OMS, Market Analytics and Pricing, STP and Framework Development. Applications cover Risk Management for both Equities and Derivatives as well as Trading Technologies and Derivatives Pricing and Analytics. My team covers several geographical locations including New York, London, Dallas, Mexico and Off shore resources (Mumbai and Bangalore). The Risk Management system provides Real Time P/L as well as Real time Options (Greeks) and Cash Risk , along with several other features like STP, Scenario Analysis, Risk Bucketing , FX Risk Calculation, Interest Risk Calculation, Basket Generation, Pre-Trade Analytics, ability to provide Real Time Delta Rebalance and ability to send orders to Algorithmic Engines. The system utilizes technology ranging from C# .NET , C++, Java, RMI, JINI, KDB, Sybase, SQL Server, Web Services, Tibrv etc From March 2008 to October 2010 (2 years 8 months) Director @ Bank of America acquired Merrill Lynch on September 15th, 2008 to create Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Responsible for Transition of the Trading, Risk and Pricing Systems for Equity Derivatives (Listed and OTC ) after the merger. Responsible for creating the next generation .NET Frameworks to be used company wide using modern design patterns (MVVM), methodology, technologies (.NET 3.5, WPF, WCF, LINQ etc ). Member of the .NET Framework Governance set up design the next generation Framework. Also responsible for several Equity Derivatives Life Cycle, Pricing and parameterization applications and OTC workflow applications like SectorPro (Sector Swaps) , OTC Pricing and Equity Finance products like Commercial Paper and Equity Swaps, Integrated Execution Platform (Global OMS). Managing a global team with members of the team in New York, Toronto, EMEA, APAC ( Hong Kong and Singapore ), and India (MLITS Continuum and Infosys). From March 2008 to October 2010 (2 years 8 months) Director @ Royal Bank of Canada completed the acquisition of Carlin Financial Group on January 2nd , 2007 creating RBC Carlin, a wholely owned division of RBC Capital Markets . Manager of the GUI development team at RBC Carlin, responsible for electronic trading of Equities, Options , Futures, FOREX , analytics etc. RBC Accel is a premier Electronic Trading tool used by Hedge Funds, Institutional Clients and High net worth individuals, and provides advanced trading capabilies for trading Equities, Options, Spreads , Market Neutral Strategies, Basket Trading, FOREX etc. RBC accel is also used by the Market Making desk as well as by Sales Traders. From January 2007 to February 2008 (1 year 2 months) Executive Vice President @ Graphical User Interface team Manager and Lead User Interface Architect. Responsible for Options/Futures integration and Analytics Development.
Carlin Financial Group is a leading financial services company that provides a full suite of versatile products and services designed to meet the specific needs of financial institutions, hedge funds and sophisticated professional traders.
Carlin's proprietary technology offers customized solutions and execution services, fully integrated with systems and operations support. The company's highly developed infrastructure supports equity, option, futures and fixed income trading platforms while providing optimal value to its customers. In addition, Carlin's complex proprietary algorithms allow for arbitrage/spread and automated trading. Carlin's systems are also highly scalable and flexible, enabling specialized modules to be added efficiently and economically to meet clients' needs. From June 2006 to December 2006 (7 months) Senior Analyst @ Responsible for Control's Architecture, UI Design and Software Infrastructure Design. Control screens are now used in almost all Bloomberg Screens. Responsible for several functions on the Bloomberg like SWAP Analysis, Options Pricing, Fixed Income Analysis , Volatility Surfaces, Trading Applications within Bloomberg and the Bloomberg Launchpad design. From May 2003 to June 2006 (3 years 2 months) Vice President @ Created a Framework ( front end , Backend ) for end to end electronic trading of Equity Derivatives , Stocks, Futures etc. Principal liason with the Equity Derivatives Sales and Trading Desk.Co-Ordinated a Global Team with resources in NY, London, Chicago , San Francisco, etc. From April 2000 to May 2003 (3 years 2 months) Senior Analyst @ Created a Program Trading and Basket trading Application. The application allowed the creation of International Baskets which could be traded in their individual Markets . The application also interfaced with Credit Suisse's backend servers to allow for internal crossing, Order routing etc. From September 1999 to April 2000 (8 months) Senior Analyst @ Created Application for online Trading - MarketSpeed and Broker's Ally. Stand alone applications were created to be used by both DLJ Direct's Retail clients (500,000 in Number), as well as Money Managers, Brokers and Institutional Clients. DLJ Direct was awarded several accolades for its intuitive design and Navigation capabilities From April 1998 to September 1999 (1 year 6 months) Associate @ Research in Symbology - Created several symbologies like PDF417, Micro PDF etc. Research in Galois Field Mathematics and Symbology. Member of the Decode Core Competency group, whose primary mandate was creation of new Symbologies and Decode Algorithms, Stress testing Algorithms, designing Laser based and Camera based imaging devices, image processing. From September 1992 to April 1998 (5 years 8 months)