World class team that has built successful enterprise businesses and managed global banking operations.
Bikram is a technology visionary who has built services and software solutions for large global financial institutions. An early proponent of artificial intelligence powered automation’s transformative potential he has built trusted C-level relationships and has over 20+ years of experience working at firms like McKinsey, Lehman Bros., Lava Trading, Goldman Sachs, and Citi before founding EZOPS. Bikram has a B.S. in Political Science from Illinois Institute of Technology.
Sarva is a serial entrepreneur and a fintech ideator. With more than two decades of experience in early stage companies and founding startups in US and India, he has harnessed emerging technologies to solve complex problems for financial enterprises across the globe. Sarva has a B.Tech in Computer Science from IIT-Madras, and holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from IIM, Bangalore.
Dutt has over 30+ years of experience managing solutions and teams in trading operations, management consulting and technology. Prior to founding EZOPS, he worked at Lehman, PwC, Banco Santander, Calypso Technology, and Genpact. He was instrumental in building Calypso from a start up to $200m in revenue, as Head of the Americas. Dutt has a B.S. in Accounting from University of Bombay and an MBA from the University of Rochester.
Seasoned leaders in Finance and Technology who share our strategic vision.
Jon has over 40+ years of experience in senior management roles in financial services technology and operations. Most recently Jon has served as the Global Head of Operations and Technology of Citibank‘s Institutional Client Group. Previously, he served as the CIO and Global Head of Operations and Technology at Lehman Brothers, Global Head of Investment Bank Operations at Credit Suisse. Jon is a member of several non-profit and Industry Boards. He was an Adjunct Professor at the University of Connecticut MBA program.
Robert has over 30 years of experience in counseling rapidly-growing private and publicly-held technology companies. He has served as Chief Legal Officer of Calypso, General Counsel of Ventaso and as Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel of PeopleSoft. Prior to PeopleSoft, he held national and international counsel roles at Ingres and The Wollongong Group. He serves as Director of Northwoods League.
Mas is V.P. of Strategy and Business Development at Axoni a firm that specializes in distributed ledger technologies. He was previously Vice Chairman, CEO and COO at OpenGamma. Prior to OpenGamma Mas was at Calypso for 9.5 years where he was the director of business development across products and began his career there developing and building the credit derivatives business. He earned a B.S. in Finance and Philosophy from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University.
Jim has over 25 years of experience in capital markets building and managing trading systems. Prior to joining EZOPS he served as CTO for a startup, FundPaaS; and was VP of Engineering Operations at industry leader, Calypso. He worked 18+ years on Wall Street at Salomon Brothers and Citigroup. Jim has a B.A. in Computer Science from SUNY New Paltz and is a retired military officer.
Mr. Grimaldi is a Portfolio Manager and Partner of NEXT Investors. He joined Credit Suisse in 2000, and prior to taking his current role in 2013 focused on making direct private equity investments on behalf of Credit Suisse's Equities group. Before joining Credit Suisse, Mr. Grimaldi was an associate at Insight Capital Partners, a venture capital firm. Prior to his position with Insight, he was an investment banker at Merrill Lynch. Mr. Grimaldi earned his B.S.E. and B.S. from the University of Pennsylvania.