Our Team

Expert Team Leads

Mani Aiyer

Mani Aiyer

Senior Workflow Design and Build Specialist, Financial Platform Integration

Mani,  has over twenty-four years of software architecture and development experience in the 

 investment management space.  Mani has deep expertise in vendor selection, project scoping, project management, and hands-on technical integration of mission critical enterprise platforms.

  • Business workflow design and integration, including but not limited to expertise in builds for: Compliance, Security Master, Indices, Post Trade, Settlement, Blackpool, FX, Currencies, and Analytics
  • Expert-level programmer in Java, .NET, ASP.NET, C#, Angular, and Crystal Reports
  • Expert-level SQL Server
  • Mission critical multi-tier data communication
  • Project management and governance
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Ron Benchetrit

Senior Technical Architect, Financial Platform
Integration

Ron has over twenty years of software architecture and development experience. 

Ron’s experience shines in project scoping, technical design, and leading technical integration of mission-critical financial platforms.  Implementation of workflows for portfolio managers and traders of Foreign Exchange, Equities and other Fixed Income instruments.

  • Use of C#, Java, SQL and ETL tools for customization of OMS components, system configuration, system administration and product upgrades via integration frameworks
  • Object oriented component architecture, iterative and test driven development
  • Mission critical multi-tier data communication, Web Services and Middleware Messaging
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Philip Luongo

Sr Implementation Mgr

Phil brings over 10 years of business analysis and project experience in the financial services industry to Harris Tudor.

 As a former Implementation Manager at Charles River Development, Phil has worked alongside Portfolio Managers, Trading Desks and Operation Groups to help deliver technology solutions that drive an exceptional user experience

  • Business analysis, configuration, and workflow design within: Wealth/Private Banking, Asset Management, Hedge Funds
  • CR IMS module professional, Management, Trading, Sys Admin, FIX, Security Master, Database tables
  • Operation and Trader Workflows
  • Expertise in full-software implementation life cycle
  • User Entitlements and User Group configurations
  • Project management, change management and governance

Matthew Scarpato

Business Analysis

Matt has over 20 years of experience conducting software business analysis within the investment management
space.

Matt holds critical insight into successfully implementing desks across various asset classes in keeping with a defined project management methodology.  As a former Senior Implementation Manager at Charles River Development and independent consultant, Matt has deftly deployed the application for numerous clients across multiple business units including portfolio management, trading, compliance and operations.

Specialties:

  • Business analysis, configuration, and workflow design including but not limited to proficiency within: Wealth/Private Banking, Asset Management, Hedge Funds
  • CR IMS module professional (including but not limited too): Portfolio Management, Trading, Compliance, Post-Trade Settlement, TBA, Security Master, Database tables
  • Asset class exposure: Equity, Fixed Income, Derivatives, FX, TBA
  • Expertise in full-software implementation life cycle
  • SQL Server and Oracle database proficiency
  • Project management, change management and governance

 

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Kashif Ali

Senior Workflow Design and Build Specialist, Financial Platform Integration

Kashif Ali is a Computer Science graduate from Rensselaer (RPI). Kashif has 12 years of trading solutions experience in both functional and technical

areas and almost two decades of consulting experience. Kashif is a tactical and strategic problem solver, out of the box thinker and is able to grasp the “bigger picture” and help solution with it in mind. Kashif has a proven track records ranging from the biggest hedge funds and banks in the world to smaller boutique organizations. 

 

Charles River IMS

  • Blotter
  • IBOR
  • Entitlements
  • Administration
  • Workflow setup
  •  APIs

Bloomberg AIM implementation

Expertise in SQL, C#, PERL and ETL tools

Networking and Infrastructure

Data and Trade workflow experience with Equities, Fixed Income and Derivatives including SWAPS and Options.

Advisory

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Ted Brooks

Practice Manager

Ted leads Harris Tudor’s consultancy practice for trade execution engagements.   Previous to this, Ted was Director of Product Management at

Charles River Development, partnering with many of world’s largest asset managers on strategy, design, and deployment of fixed income portfolio management and trading capabilities. 

Ted leads Harris Tudor’s consultancy practice for trade execution engagements.   Previous to this, Ted was Director of Product Management at Charles River Development, partnering with many of world’s largest asset managers on strategy, design, and deployment of fixed income portfolio management and trading capabilities. 

Ted is particularly well versed in interest rate derivatives ,credit derivatives, equity derivatives, FX and commodities, where his business workflow solutions garnered the WSL Institutional Award for best in class for OTC trading. 

Prior to Charles River, Ted was the Director of Product Management at IHS Markit,  a leading global provider for financial data, pricing, and trade confirmation. Ted ran the global programme for derivatives trade flow, focusing on central clearing and related regulatory initiatives (including MiFID II, Dodd-Frank). Ted received his MBA in Finance from Columbia Business School.

 

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Shawn Kenyon

Advisory Board Member

Shawn serves as a strategic advisor for Harris Tudor bringing more than fourteen years of leadership experience in software solutions

for the investment management community.

In addition to his role at Harris Tudor, he currently serves as Director of Product managing technology for a next generation, cloud-based Investment Management solution. Previously he managed a portfolio of product areas at Charles River, including core and cloud infrastructure, the EMS, foreign exchange, cash management, and commissions, along with the company’s cross-team initiative to ensure readiness for MiFID II.

Prior to Charles River, Shawn managed Portware’s FX product, overseeing the product from inception to successful launch and rapid adoption, garnering the WSL Institutional Award for Best FX Trading Platform.