Director, Strategic Innovation

Axioma Inc.

June 2019 – present. New York, USA

Axioma is the leading provider of innovative risk-management and portfolio-construction solutions to financial institutions worldwide. With an emphasis on innovation, outstanding service and open-platform technology, Axioma gives its clients more choice, greater flexibility and increased performance. Founded in 1998, Axioma is headquartered in New York, with 13+ offices around the world.

Axioma was recently acquired by Deutsche Börse for $850M and it will merge with its subsidiaries STOXX and DAX to form a new private company with the mission to become a buy-side intelligence leader. The union of Axioma, STOXX and DAX under the Deutsche Börse umbrella creates a growth company that is uniquely equipped to help clients capitalize on the critical trends now reshaping the investment-management landscape.

Vice President, Product Development

Yewno, Inc.

June 2017 – June, 2019. New York, USA
October 2016 – June 2017. California, USA
May 2016 – October 2016. London, United Kingdom

Co-founded the Financial Services vertical at Yewno, a Silicon Valley-based start-up that leverages AI to launch products and solutions including index strategies, alternative data feeds and an AI platform for financial services professionals.

  • Played a key leadership role in the company during fast growth stage applying AI-based technology to create new commercial business opportunities building out multiple product lines, strategic partnerships and revenue channels from the ground up.

  • Opened company’s New York office (12 employees), defined product strategy and managed project execution coordinating the efforts of multiple engineering, data science & quant teams in New York, California and Europe.

  • Launched 14+ AI-based equity-index products licensed to asset management firms and investment banks such as Amundi, DWS and BNP Paribas.

  • Launched 10+ alternative data feeds licensed to top Hedge Funds and distributed by Quandl and Factset.

  • Launched company’s AI-platform for investment professionals.

Researcher, Financial Computing & Analytics

UCL, University of London

November 2014 – 2016. London, United Kingdom

Supervised research projects with industry partners (Investment Banks and Hedge Funds). Taught Masters courses in data analytics and financial computing.

Senior Business Analyst, OTC Products

BM&FBOVESPA - Brazilian Stock Exchange

May 2013 – September 2014 | São Paulo Area, Brazil

BM&FBovespa is one of the largest stock exchanges in the world in terms of market value, the second largest in the Americas, and the leading exchange in Latin America.

Working on an International Project as Front/Back Office Business Analyst focused on OTC derivatives over the Vendor Calypso Technology; Providing a link among customer, development team, and third party vendor’s specialists from USA, France and India.

Plain Vanilla and Exotic: Swaps, Options and Forwards:

  • Pricing Models, Market Data Management (bootstrapping, volatility smiles, forecasting curves), Trade Capture, Payoff, Accrual and Market Risk.

  • Also responsible for the in-sprint Quality Assurance working closely with the Development team to Knowledge Transfer business requirements, definition and execution of Acceptance Tests, review functional completeness of delivered code.

  • Post sprint work to review and triage defects, prioritize new business requirements, ensure production quality of service.

Finance Professor, Quantitative Finance

Profins Business School

2013 – 2013 | São Paulo Area, Brazil

Modules:

  • Quantitative Finance
  • Introduction to Derivatives

http://www.profins.com.br/sp/programas/curso.php?id_curso=232

IT Business Analyst, Market Risk

Itau-Unibanco

2011 – 2013 | São Paulo Area, Brazil

Itau Unibanco Holding S.A is the largest financial conglomerate in the Southern Hemisphere and is the 10th largest bank in the world by market value.

Awarded for High Performance: Best 20% of Itaú-Unibanco’s analysts at 2012.

Acting as Business Analyst, building the bridge between Risk Modeling and IT.

Pricing and Risk of OTC Derivatives.

Exotic Options, Swaps, Futures, Forwards and others derivatives.

Systems Analyst, JAVA

University of Sao Paulo

April 2010 – September 2011 | São Paulo Area, Brazil