Quantifi was founded with the goal of providing the most advanced and flexible risk, trading and analytics solutions to all market participants.
WHERE WE STARTED
Risk, Analytics & Trading
Founded in 2002, Quantifi was started with the goal of delivering the same sophisticated risk management and analytics used by the largest banks to all market participants. Today we serve over 180 clients across 40 countries including 5 of the 6 largest global banks, 2 of the 3 largest asset managers, leading hedge funds, pension funds, insurers, brokers, clearing members, corporates and other financial institutions.
As we continue to grow a robust and sustainable business, our exceptional products and services, depth of experience and outstanding customer service distinguishes us from our competitors.
Rohan Douglas, Founder and CEO, Quantifi
An Interview with
CEO Rohan Douglas
Rohan Douglas, CEO, explains how he founded Quantifi, the journey to where the company is now and his plans for the the next 20 years.
Celebrating Quantifi’s 20th Anniversary
Quantifi began its journey in 2002 when Rohan Douglas founded the company in a small attic in New Jersey. Quantifi has come a long way since then, having expanded its footprint in EMEA, NA and Asia Pacific.
Quantifi in the Community
Quantifi believes in corporate citizenship. The company and its employees have a history of giving back to local communities and we have made a commitment to donate 3% of all profits to charitable causes.
Driven by an entrepreneurial spirit
We have created a culture that encourages innovation and engagement. We realise that an investment in our people is an investment in our future. Working together as part of an exciting, vibrant team, we encourage employees to explore and develop their potential.
As a firm, we view environmental and social stewardship as an important corporate responsibility.
Our long-term success is defined by the long-term success of our employees and clients.
We believe that diversity adds strength and foster a culture that promotes a diverse work environment.
Founder and CEO
Rohan has over 30 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. Rohan taught as an adjunct professor in the graduate Financial Engineering program at NYU Poly in New York and the Macquarie University Applied Finance Centre in Sydney and Singapore. He is the editor of the book Credit Derivative Strategies by Bloomberg Press.
Andrew is responsible for Quantifi’s application and technology development. Prior to joining Quantifi in 2007, Andrew was a Director in Misys’s Summit (now Finastra) 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.
Kathleen Del Duca
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.
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.
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.
Director, Global Client Services
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 20 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 (now Finastra), 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.
Director, Professional Services
Jack joined Quantifi in 2018. Jack is responsible for Professional Services and oversees all client related activity including implementations, product customizations and pre and post sales support. After graduating from economics at Cambridge, Jack started work for Henderson Global Investors as an Investment Analyst after which he moved to Rail-Pen as an Investment Manager. Jack then transitioned to Imagine Software where he was Head of Consulting (EMEA) and specialized in quantitative implementations. Jack holds numerous financial qualifications including a master’s degree in quantitative finance from CASS business school.
Director, Professional Services
Matt joined Quantifi in 2020. He is responsible for Professional Services and oversees implementations and product customisations as well as pre and post sales support in the APAC region. Prior to Quantifi, Matt worked at Imagine Software where he was the Global Head of Support and before that, Head of Implementation, Support & Consulting for APAC. Before starting with Imagine Software in 2008, Matt provided support and development for the FX and FX Options Trading and Risk Systems at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia. He has over 15 years of experience in implementing and supporting financial software.
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 20 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.
Director, Analytic Solutions
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