We created technology to make it your passion, too.
We've combined years of experience from the leading firms on Wall Street to create a powerful and beautiful technology solution for the unique workflows of our industry.
The unrivaled ease and unmatched efficiency of our technology makes derivatives a viable option for a wider array of organizations. With hundreds of clients and billions of notional under management, the complexities of regulatory compliance or hedge accounting are a thing of the past.
We see ourselves as partners, bringing our experience to help financial institutions, private equity firms, corporate and commercial end users, and buy-side clients manage their over-the-counter interest rate and FX derivative transactions.
Our team is comprised of derivative industry veterans with experience at the world's largest capital market firms including: Wells Fargo, ABN AMRO, Bank of America, Barclays, CIBC, AIG, and more.
Capital markets experts with the know-how to make your derivative program a success.
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Pradeep is Co-Founder and CEO of Derivative Path, Inc. Prior to this, Pradeep was with Wells Fargo where he joined as the Head of Bank Coverage in 2006. Pradeep has also worked at ABN AMRO Bank, Societe Generale and U.S. Bank in various capital markets capacities.
President and Chief Operating Officer
John is the President and COO of Derivative Path, Inc. Prior to this, John was with Wells Fargo in its Financial Products group for six years where he managed the technology team supporting the derivatives businesses. John has also worked at Calypso Technology, Integral Development and Societe Generale, where he held various management positions.
Chief Growth Officer
Zack is the Chief Growth Officer at Derivative Path, Inc. following 8 years as its Head of Business Development. Prior to this, Zack was at Wells Fargo Securities, marketing interest rate risk management solutions to banks, credit unions, and non-bank financial institutions.
Chief Innovation Officer
Frank Purnell serves as the Chief Innovation Officer at Derivative Path, Inc. Before joining Derivative Path, he spent seven years at Wells Fargo in diverse trading and technology capacities. He has also managed the interest rates derivatives trading desk at KeyBank. Frank focuses on modernizing the technology stack and driving innovation to support customer growth and sophistication.
Chief Financial Officer
Kurt is the Chief Financial Officer at DerivativePath, Inc. Prior to this, Kurt was the Head of Finance at Clearpool, a FinTech providing technology solutions to institutional equity investors. Clearpool sold to Bank of Montreal. Before Clearpool, Kurt co-founded EHB Capital and was a Senior Advisor at Ernst and Young.
Chief Product Officer
Kristin Kelly brings over 20 years of product management experience to Derivative Path. Formerly Head of Product at Allvue Systems and Regional Head of Product Management at Fidessa, she specializes in roadmap planning and operational efficiency. Kristin is focused on scaling the design and product teams to grow our business while integrating customer feedback into product development.
Chief Technology Officer
Chris is a hands-on leader with deep technical, business, and regulatory knowledge. Chris joined our team via the Monetics acquisition where he was the CTO. Prior he was a CTO/Co-Founder of a start-up called Zaytion which streamlined the CMBS (Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities) process. Prior he was the Head of Enterprise Solutions at Natixis on their Real Estate Finance platforms.
GC and Chief Compliance Officer
David is the General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer at Derivative Path, Inc. Prior to this, David was a Compliance Director at Wells Fargo covering the Bank’s Global Commodity Products Group and Swap Dealer. Before Wells Fargo, David was Special Counsel for the Division of Market Oversight at the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).
Head of Sales
Stephen is the Head of Sales at Derivative Path and is responsible for all client acquisition. He brings over 20 years of fintech experience to Derivative Path, most recently as Managing Director, Global Head of Loan Solution Sales at IHS Markit (now S&P). Stephen has vast experience selling complex enterprise SaaS, service, and data products across all financial, private equity and corporate businesses.
Managing Director, Head of Rates
Chris is Head of Rates and manages the Hedge Accounting, Sales and Structuring, and Balance Sheet Strategy teams at Derivative Path. Chris has over 27 years of experience in capital markets and commercial banking. Prior to joining the team, Chris managed the interest rate and commodity derivatives business for CIBC Bank USA from 2008 – 2018. Chris began his career at J.P. Morgan in New York.
Head of Risk Solutions
Brett is the Head of Risk Solutions at Derivative Path. Brett has over 13 years of derivatives experience and, most recently, spent 6 years in the Global Markets group of Hudson Advisors, where he was responsible for derivatives and capital markets activities related to the global private equity investments of Lone Star Funds and advising other global financial sponsors on their derivatives activities.
Director, Risk Solutions
Ciccy is the Director of Risk Solutions at Derivative Path. Prior to this, Ciccy spent 3 years at Hudson Advisors’ Global Markets Group, where she was responsible for advising and executing hedging transactions for Lone Star Funds and other financial sponsors. She started her career at Barclays Capital within FX structuring before spending 8 years in corporate and financial sponsors derivatives coverage.
Associate, Risk Solutions
Kathryn is an Associate in the Risk Solutions group at Derivative Path. Prior to joining the team, Kathryn spent almost two years at Truist Securities helping commercial and corporate clients manage both interest rate and foreign exchange risk by structuring and executing hedging transactions.
Head of SaaS Sales
Michael is the Head of SaaS Sales at Derivative Path, Inc. Michael brings over 30 years’ experience in client facing roles in derivatives markets, primarily in interest rate swaps and FX. Prior to joining the team, Michael was Global Head of Sales and Relationship Management at TriOptima, which focused on reducing post trade risks and costs for OTC derivative portfolios.
Vice President of Engineering
Jake is the Vice President of Engineering at Derivative Path, Inc. Jake has almost 30 years of experience managing high performing software development teams. Prior to joining the team, Jake was at Billtrust, a Fintech in the Invoicing and Payments space, and at Principia Partners, a Fintech providing solutions for the structured finance and capital markets.
Maggie is the Product Manager at Derivative Path, Inc. She brings 20 years of working experience in the capital markets industry. Prior to joining the firm, Maggie spent 14 years at Wells Fargo Securities providing technology solutions across Front to Back office users. She also worked at Calypso Technology and TD Securities where she held various different capital markets related roles.
Head of FX Product
Matt is the Head of FX Product. Before this, he spent over 23 years at Wells Fargo in various FX roles, most recently managing the product teams responsible for all channels where customers can initiate FX Payments or Hedging. Matt previously managed the internal and external relationships where FX rate services via API were integrated, with a specific focus on US Financial Institutions.
FX Product Manager
Cesar is an FX Product Manager at Derivative Path, Inc. Prior to this, Cesar spent over 13 years at Wells Fargo in a variety of FX roles, most recently project managing domestic FI clients in integrating FX rate services and settlement to Wells Fargo, Cesar worked for Washington Mutual Bank as a Sr. Personal Banker a couple of years after starting his career as an Electrical Engineer.
Mansi is an Implementation Specialist at Derivative Path, Inc. She brings over 16 years of expertise in the Financial Service industry with expertise in capital markets, risk management and analytics. Prior to Derivative Path, Mansi worked for Wells Fargo, MSCI and Morgan Stanley. Mansi has a degree in Mechanical Engineering and holds FRM (Financial Risk Manager) Certification.
Senior Financial Analyst
Aaron is our Senior Financial Analyst. Previously Aaron worked at Ernst and Young as a Senior within their assurance practice auditing global SaaS and media & entertainment companies. He attended Penn State and received a Masters of Science in Accounting.
Head of Balance Sheet Strategy
Isaac Wheeler is Head of Balance Sheet Strategy at Derivative Path, Inc. Prior to this, Isaac spent five years at MFS Investment Management supporting execution of fixed income, currency and equity derivatives. Isaac has a B.A. in Economics from Boston University.
Director, Sales and Structuring
Frank manages the New York Sales & Structuring team at Derivative Path, where he helps Derivative Path’s bank clients set up and run successful customer hedging programs. Before joining the team, Frank worked at Barclays Capital for eight years, where he started within equity financing and then shifted to coverage of the interest rate derivative sales desk.
Ramon manages the Chicago Sales & Structuring team at Derivative Path, where he helps Derivative Path’s bank clients set up and run successful customer hedging programs. Ramon has worked in capital markets and technology throughout his career. He has helped build and grow derivative sales businesses at multiple regional and global banks, including LaSalle Bank, ABN AMRO, and CIBC.
Frank is a Director on the Sales and Structuring team at Derivative Path. Frank has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. His interest rate and currency derivatives sales and structuring experience include senior positions at B&F Capital Markets, KeyBank, and The Royal Bank of Scotland.
Associate Director, Sales and Structuring
Jay has over 10 years of experience in the financial services industry. Before joining Derivative Path, Jay worked at Valley National Bank, helping run the Bank's customer-level Rates and FX hedging program. Jay also spent time in the bank’s investment analysis team covering the investment portfolio and correspondent banking relationships.
Analyst, Sales and Structuring
Sahil is an analyst on the Sales and Structuring team at Derivative Path. Sahil previously worked as an investment analyst at West Potomac Capital and holds a Bachelor’s in Finance & Statistics from George Washington University.
J.T. is an analyst on the Sales and Structuring team at Derivative Path. J.T. holds a Bachelor’s in Economics and a Master’s in Quantitative Finance, with a focus on Risk Management, from Oklahoma State University.
Jordan is an analyst on the Sales and Structuring team at Derivative Path. Jordan holds a Bachelor's in Economics from the University of Michigan.
Hedge Accounting Specialist
Von is a Hedge Accounting Specialist at Derivative Path, Inc. Prior to this, Von was at Wells Fargo Securities helping institutional, large corporate, and commercial clients understand accounting and design considerations for their strategic hedging programs encompassing interest rate, FX, and commodity exposures for 13 years.
Tom is a Hedge Accounting Specialist at Derivative Path. Prior to this Tom Spent 20+ years at Wells Fargo and JP Morgan Chase in a variety of Hedge Accounting and Capital Markets Sales roles. Tom has expertise in accounting, options, and hedging and financing strategies.
Mark is a Operations Manager at Derivative Path, Inc. Prior to this, Mark worked at BMO Capital Markets N.A. in Chicago, where he spent over 10 years as a Derivative Operations Specialist covering financial institution clients.
Michael is an Operations Specialist at Derivative Path, Inc. Michael previously spent 7 years at Northern Trust where he served as a subject matter expert on cash settlements, automation and IOO processes.
Head of Marketing & Communications
Terrence brings over two decades of Marketing and Communications experience in Financial Services, Capital Markets & B2B enterprise software. He has previously held key marketing leadership roles at CME Group, Group 1001, HSBC, and JPMorgan Chase. At Derivative Path, his focus is aligning marketing with sales and product development to drive growth.
Head of Design and UX
Jeff is the Head of Design and UX at Derivative Path, Inc. Jeff has been designing and building software products for over two decades. Prior to joining the team, Jeff spent seven years as Product Experience Director at Denver startup Closely, Inc. Most recently, he was Lead Experience Designer and co-manager of Acclaro Design.
User Interface Design Manager
Adrienne is the User Interface Design Manager at Derivative Path, Inc. Prior to this, Adrienne worked at Integral Development Inc. starting as a Software Engineer then moving to User Interface Design Manager.
Director of Client Success
Tim Lane is a client success director at Derivative Path. Tim previously worked as a derivatives trading system implementation consultant and technology manager at financial institutions including TD Securities, Wells Fargo, MUFG, Charles Schwab, and others. Tim completed graduate degrees in business administration at UCLA and organizational psychology at Harvard University.
Gayathri is an Application Developer at Derivative Path, Inc. Prior to this, Gayathri was with Wells Fargo for about four years developing software systems for the Financial Products group. Gayathri started her career with Ford Motor Company in India where she worked in various roles including application development.
Bruce is an Application Developer at Derivative Path, Inc. Prior to this, Bruce spent over three years at Wells Fargo as an Applications System Engineer in the Wells Fargo Securities department. Prior to Wells Fargo, Bruce worked for various companies in the insurance, health and educational industries, and also as an independent contractor.
Hussain Zaidi is an Application Developer at Derivative Path, Inc. Hussain has fifteen plus years’ experience in the Healthcare industry doing agile development using Microsoft stack.
Dan Arena is an application developer at Derivative Path, Inc. Before that, Dan has served as a developer, tech lead, and architect at several companies across multiple industries. He received his B.S. with honors in Computer Science from West Chester University of Pennsylvania in 2011 with a minor in Web Development, receiving the Department Award for Outstanding Scholarship.
Brad is a Software Architect at Derivative path. Brad has just over 20 years of experience as a full-stack developer and software architect and most recently worked for Afterman Software, a consultancy specializing in distributed systems architecture. In recent years Brad has focused on mastering and applying the skills to help teams transform their systems into distributed cloud-native systems.
Ivaylo is a financial engineer at Derivative Path, Inc. Prior to this, Ivaylo received rigorous financial quantitative training while attaining his Master of Financial Engineering degree from Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley. During the MFE program he interned for Atlas Capital Advisors where he was in charge of automating the portfolio optimization process.
Qian is a Financial Engineer at Derivative Path. Prior to this, Qian worked at MUFG America's Model Risk Management department as a model risk manager. Qian has expertise in implementing and validating derivative pricing models and risk models across asset classes. Prior to MUFG, Qian worked for OpenLink Financial.
Pablo is a financial engineer at Derivative Path, Inc. Prior to this, Pablo received his master’s in Computational Decision Science and Operation Research focused in quantitative finance from Illinois Tech and his master’s in General Engineering from Polytechnique of Madrid.
We are pleased to have raised $35 million in our first outside institutional round (Series B) from FTV Capital, a leading growth-focused private equity firm, fueling the further expansion of our technology platform and diversification of our service offering and client base.
Our board comprises Pradeep Bhatia, John Fleming, and Zack Nagelberg from Derivative Path along with Rob Anderson and Brent Fierro from FTV Capital.
We’ve teamed up with the best in the industry to bring you world class software and services.