Mr. Ruzicka’s 20-year career has spanned
multiple business, technology and quantitative areas in Capital Markets
trading in the Chicago, New York, London and the Asia Pacific Rim. This
has included such firms as Bear Stearns, Susquehanna International
Group, Standard Chartered Bank, LCH-Clearnet, LIFFE, SunGard, Fidelity
Investments, CIBC Global Markets, Bank of Montreal and JP Morgan with many of these as consulting clients over
the past 15 years. John Ruzicka has experience across all asset classes
with a concentration in Equities and Structured Products.
John Ruzicka has an M.S. in Mathematics from
The Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences and a B.S. in Mathematics
from Villanova University.
Clayton has over 25 years of experience in architecting,
developing and supporting enterprise wide applications in
Previously in a six year tenure as CIO-NA for Asset Management
within SunGard Investment Systems was responsible for rebuilding
and running Technical Support and Operations for Investment
Accounting and Transfer Agency. He spent several decades in
Capital Markets and trading at Bear Stearns as Senior Managing
Director and with Stafford Trading.
Clayton is a graduate of Purdue University with a BS degree in
Industrial Management/Computer Science.
Since entering the information technology world in 1980, Mr. Tomaselli has been on a 30+ year development odyssey, constantly keeping up with industry changes. To this day, his group offers comprehensive software solutions capable of integrating all aspects of a company’s work flow. John has also served as the director of development for Connexin Software; a medical software company, helping them achieve steady growth and win competitions.
Starting with the Pick variation Prime Information Systems John formed a partnership with three other programmers to create Reliance Systems, a New York based database consulting firm. In 1993 he founded Greater Than Zero, Inc. a company dedicated to providing custom programming for small businesses. Initially, programming was done in MSAccess but as client’s needs grew John migrated to Delphi, C Sharp and Interbase/Firebird. A good deal of the past 15 years has been spent developing Delphi/Firebird SQL client/server apps along with asp.net.
has 20 years of management consulting, technology consulting and
product development/ marketing of Capital Markets trading
technology for such firms as Reuters, Fidessa and SunGard. Most
of this work has centered around order management system and
execution management system functionality for NA and European
trading desks. Adrian Begley has spent several years as a
Director in the Royal Bank of Canada Capital Markets with a
primary responsibility of implementing a new order management
system and adding CRM technology. He has continued in the last
several years in consulting engagements with banks such as JP
Morgan Private Bank and in developing trading desk applications.
Begley holds a B.Sc in Computer Engineering from University of
Salford. This was followed by several years of initial
professional work in UK defense contracting.
Stankowski became a technologist and taught computer
classes while attending Hunter College High School. In a
25-year career he has built a proven track record of creating
technology that capitalizes on business opportunities.
Capital Markets trading Leon Stankowski has built customer
facing, high volume, high availability systems. He is credited
with creating ground breaking algo, high frequency, black box
trading systems, a high frequency order management system,
portfolio execution systems and a WiFi tablet execution
Capital Markets Leon Stankowski built the ForMyCause's social
charitable cause system designed for very large volumes and the
Giving Capital's charitable gift system. The latter was one of
the few third party systems approved to interface directly with
major banks and American Express's wealth management systems.
His technology powers TableBrain's online poker
games licensed by notable casinos like Party Poker and his
startup, Mobomia, creates mobile applications for notable
corporations and fun toys.
Hattori’s 20-year career as a financial engineer has focused on
credit derivatives and structured products with a broader venue
in foreign exchange, interest rate and equity derivatives and
tax driven structures. In London he created and managed credit
derivatives business units at Dresdner Bank, KBC Bank and Chase
Bank. He has served on the UK Joint Supervisory Committee on
credit derivatives and participated in the first ISDA working
group to standardize credit derivatives documentation.
consulting career Paul Hattori has provided expert advisory and
witness services in commercial and regulatory matters in London,
Sydney, Hong Kong and Seoul, primarily relating to credit linked
notes, equity structures and collateralized debt obligations.
His consulting extends to advising a major private equity firm
on acquisition of European banks and structuring of life risks
for a European insurer.
is a Fellow of the Securities and Investment Institute, a Fellow
of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
and completed US bank credit training. He is a member of the
Securities Institute examining panel for the Financial