Board of Advisors

  • Alfredo de Angelis

    Principal at Gapstone LLC with 25+ years of experience in the global financial markets structuring and trading corporate, structured finance, and other capital markets products. Over the course of his career, principally at Fidelity Investments, AIG, and Merrill Lynch, he has worked across a broad spectrum of industries, asset classes, and financing structures and had held senior positions in quantitative research, trading, structuring, principal investments, and bankruptcy & distressed restructuring. Alfredo received his S.B., S.M., and Ph.D (ABD) from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

  • Anthony Stanfield

    Partner-in-charge of financial services vertical market segment at Netrix, LLC. Previously he was Managing Partner and CEO at Broadbill Capital Management, a proprietary trading firm focused on fully automated quantitative equity trading. Prior to Broadbill, he was Head of Principal Strategies within Global Equities at Citigroup, at TransMarket Group as Managing Director and Head of Global Quantitative Trading and at Citadel Investment Group where he was responsible for technology for Europe and a member of the London Operations Committee overseeing Europe. His technology experience goes back to 1994, and includes infrastructure, architecture, market data, research, operations, high frequency trading, big data analysis, security, engineering, and technology management. Stanfield has an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago, and a B.A. in Communications from Eastern Illinois University.

  • Bruce Hall

    Former Chief Financial Officer of Air Wisconsin, a NASDAQ listed United Express carrier and at National Airlines. Previously, he served in corporate banking focused on project & acquisition finance at The First National Bank of Chicago. He received a B.A. in Business Administration from Capital University.

  • Howard Tong

    Co-founder of NewEgg.com and Chief Operating Officer where he grew the business to $1 billion within the first four years. In 2006, he joined U.S. Autoparts, Inc. as their Chief Operating Officer and took them public on NASDAQ in February 2007. Howard received a B.S. degree in Architectural Engineering from Pennsylvania State University.

  • Johan Joseph, CFA

    Managing Director of Business Strategy & Operating Improvement (Financial Services) at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Previously he served as Chief Strategy Officer at Aviva Investors, Managing Director at Principal Global Investors and Senior Vice President at Wells Fargo Bank. He also served in at Accenture, Kearney, UBS and Nuveen Investments. Johan received an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago and an M.S. and B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Economics from Northwestern University.

  • Thomas Lee

    Research Scientist at the Institute for Business Innovation and Adjunct Associate Professor of Operations and Information Technology Management at UC Berkeley's Haas School. He was previously Assistant Professor of Operations and Information Management at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He has served as a visiting scientist at the Computer Security Division of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, a research engineer at the MITRE Corporation, and as a contractor for DynCorp-Meridian supporting the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency doing research on Internet privacy and security. He holds Ph.D. and M.S. degrees from MIT's Engineering Systems Division and B.A. and B.S. degrees in Political Science and Symbolic Systems (Artificial Intelligence) from Stanford University.

  • Anand Rao

    Partner at IBM's digital agency - IBM Interactive Experience & Mobile. He is the Financial Services lead for the Apple and IBM partnership, leading the portfolio and global sales of MobileFirst for iOS apps within Banking, Financial Markets and Insurance. Prior to joining IBM, he was VP and Head of Digital Strategy at Lincoln Financial Group. He also served at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Anand received an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago and an M.S. from Illinois Institute of Technology.