Phil Cushmaro has over 35 years of financial services and investment technology management experience. Prior to founding Rebar, Phil served as the Chief Information Officer of Credit Suisse's Global Investment Bank and was a member of the investment bank's operating committee and executive board. Phil's previous experience includes various leadership roles at Shearson Lehman Brothers, Concurrent Computer Corp, SONY Medical, and Aqua Products. Phil received his ME from Technion - Israel Institute of Technology and his EE from Fairleigh Dickinson University.
Neil Danzger Co-Founder, Chief Financial Officer
Neil Danzger has over 20 years of financial services and information technology experience. Prior to co-founding Rebar, Neil launched and subsequently sold an e-commerce retailing business. Neil's previous experience includes U.S. Trust and Morgan Stanley. Neil is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a member of the CFA Institute. Neil received his MBA in Finance from New York University. He received dual undergraduate degrees from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School and School of Engineering and Applied Science.
Richard Pike Co-Founder, Chief Architect
Richard Pike has a 25 year record of successfully architecting and building high performance software solutions. Prior to co-founding Rebar, Richard worked within the Systems Trading Group at Tudor Investment Corporation where he was responsible for designing and developing the firm's execution management platforms. Richard's previous experience includes Barclays Capital Management, Glacis Capital Management, and Credit Suisse. Richard received his BSc in Computer Studies from Sheffield Hallam University.
Vyomesh Dave Co-Founder, Infrastructure
Vyomesh Dave has over 30 years of financial services, technology and telecom experience. Prior to co-founding Rebar, Vyomesh served as Global Head of Technology at McGraw-Hill Company's Platts Division. Vyomesh's previous experience includes the New York Stock Exchange, The Walt Disney Group, go.com, Credit Suisse First Boston and Goldman Sachs. Vyomesh received his MS in Computer Science from Stevens Institute of Technology and his BS in Computer Science from Rutgers University.
Michael Bilotti Managing Director, Client Relations
Michael Bilotti has over 25 years of experience in financial services, information technology and consulting. Prior to joining Rebar, Michael spent 10 years at Deutsche Bank holding numerous leadership roles including Head of Global Cash Equities IT and Global Head of Interest Rates Technology. His previous experience includes Deloitte, Capco and JP Morgan. Mike received his BS in Information Studies from Syracuse University.
Adam Striffler Managing Director, Sales & Business Development
Adam has 20 years of capital markets sales & trading and product development experience. Prior to joining Rebar, Adam ran sales and broker relations for REDI Global Technologies, LLC. Adam's previous experience includes Goldman Sachs, Robertson Stephens & Co. and Pioneer Investment Management. Adam received his MBA and MS in Finance from the Boston College Carroll School of Management. He received a BA in Economics Magna Cum Laude and Phi Kappa Phi from The Ohio State University.
David Kelly Managing Director, Product Development
David has over 25 years of financial engineering and quantitative research experience. Prior to joining Rebar, David was Director of Financial Engineering at Calypso, responsible for pricing and risk analytics across all asset classes. David's previous experience includes Quantifi, Citigroup, and JP Morgan Chase. David also served as CTO of a prominent multi-strategy hedge fund. David is an enrolled member of the Society of Actuaries and holds a BA in economics and mathematics from Colgate University. He has also completed graduate courses in mathematics and finance at Columbia University and Carnegie Mellon.
Manny Andrade Managing Director, Program Management Office
Manny has over 30 years of financial services project management experience. Prior to joining Rebar, Manny led the Program Management Office for Credit Suisse's investment banking technology division. His previous experience includes Milliman & Robertson, Inc. and Bank of America. Manny received his BA in Mathematics from Boston University.