Leadership Team

A leadership team with an average of 25 years of experience in top-tier financial service firms, combining capital markets experience with technology expertise.

 

Rohan Douglas, Founder and CEO

Rohan Douglas, Founder and CEO

Rohan has over 25 years' experience in the global financial industry. Prior to founding Quantifi in 2002, he was a Director of Research at Salomon Brothers and Citigroup, where he worked for ten years. He has extensive experience working in credit, interest rate derivatives, emerging markets and global fixed income. Mr. Douglas teaches as an adjunct professor in the graduate Financial Engineering program at NYU Poly in New York and the Macquarie University Applied Finance Centre in Australia and Singapore and is the editor of the book Credit Derivative Strategies by Bloomberg Press.

Andrew Verrill, Director, Development

Andrew Verrill, Director, Development

Andrew is responsible for Quantifi's application and technology development. Prior to joining Quantifi in 2007, Andrew was a Director in Misys's Summit Product Center in New York for 9 years, overseeing development and supporting implementations in the Accounting, P&L and Fixed Income areas of the Summit system. Andrew began his career in financial software at Baring Securities in London, followed by 3 years with Nomura before moving to the United States. Andrew holds an MA degree in Natural Sciences from the University of Cambridge and an MSc in Computer Aided Engineering from Cranfield University.

Dmitry Pugachevsky, Director, Research

Dmitry Pugachevsky, Director, Research

Dmitry is responsible for managing Quantifi’s global research efforts. Prior to joining Quantifi in 2011, Dmitry was Managing Director and a head of Counterparty Credit Modeling at JP Morgan. Before starting with JPMorgan in 2008 Dmitry was Global Head of Credit Analytics at Bear Stearns for seven years. Prior to that, he worked for eight years with analytics groups of Bankers Trust and Deutsche Bank. Dr. Pugachevsky received his PhD in applied mathematics from Carnegie Mellon University. He is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and has published several papers and book chapters on modeling counterparty credit risk and pricing derivatives instruments.

Avadhut Naik, Head of Solutions

Avadhut Naik, Head of Solutions

Avadhut is responsible for implementing Quantifi’s strategy across all solution offerings. Prior to joining Quantifi in 2008, Avadhut was a Senior Business Consultant at Misys where he was responsible for implementing risk management systems at large financial institutions. He has over 20 years of experience in consulting and product development within the Financial Industry. Avadhut is a frequent contributor to industry publications and has published several whitepapers. Mr. Naik is a certified Financial Risk Manager (GARP) and holds a MBA from Georgia State, and a degree in engineering from Mumbai University.

Robert Goldstein, Director, Client Services, North America

Robert Goldstein, Director, Client Services, North America

Rob joined Quantifi in 2007. Mr. Goldstein is responsible for Client Services, NA and oversees all client related activity including implementations, product customisations and pre and post sales support. With over 15 years of experience in the financial software industry, Mr. Goldstein started his career at Summit Systems, NY in 1995. He subsequently moved to Japan in 1997 to help launch and grow the Summit Tokyo office, expanding the company’s presence across Asia. As a Director within the Summit Professional Services Group, Mr. Goldstein was involved in several large global software implementations. Mr. Goldstein holds a B.S. in Engineering from the University of Vermont and a Masters in Engineering from the University of Washington.

Kathleen Del Duca, Director, Operations

Kathleen Del Duca, Director, Operations

Kathy is the Director of Operations at Quantifi. She oversees the financial, sales & marketing, and corporate strategy programs for Quantifi. Kathy is primarily responsible for managing corporate development and infrastructure as well as key business development initiatives. Kathy joined Quantifi in 2005. Prior to joining Quantifi, Kathy was Vice President of Sales at Dow Jones Telerate where she managed the sales strategy for the financial data provider, directing several teams across multiple offices.

Sachvir Cheema, Director, Marketing & Business Development

Sachvir Cheema, Director, Marketing & Business Development

Sachvir joined Quantifi in 2010. As Director of Marketing & Business Development, Sachvir is responsible for marketing communications, brand strategy development and implementation. Sachvir also manages all analyst relations and business development initiatives. Sachvir has over 15 years’ experience in marketing and communications within financial services. Prior to joining Quantifi he served as Head of EMEA Marketing at GFI Group. Prior to GFI, Sachvir worked at EY and Aberdeen Asset Management.  Sachvir holds a BA (Hons) specialised in Marketing and Communications.