HARRY GOZLAN, Executive Chairman
Before founding smartTrade Technologies, Harry spent 12 years in trading and management activities in the OTC market areas in Brussels, Paris, London and New York, including seven years at Citibank and then at Credit Agricole Indosuez in Paris.
As part of his banking experience, he managed interest rate activities (FF derivatives at Citibank, International Money Market desk at Caisse Nationale du Credit Agricole), as well as FX activities (Global Head of FX Options Activity at Credit Agricole). During these long years of activity, the risk profile was high with high-recurrent profits. He has a deep understanding of the key needs and success factors of trading and sales activity in banks and trading firms.
In addition to being responsible for the general management of the company, he also plays a critical role in the design and evolution of the smartTrade Technologies platforms. His contacts and reputation in the OTC trading community are key commercial assets.
He holds an Msc from Ecole Centrale de Paris.
DAVID VINCENT, Chief Executive Officer & CTO
David worked for more than eight years in high-level IT design, development and management positions at Societe Generale on projects specifically concerned with OTC derivatives trading operations.
His work as a software developer, system architect and then R&D director for the Opt’it project, a distributed position- and risk-management platform for OTC derivatives, gave him extensive, first-hand knowledge of OTC operations.
Before co-founding smartTrade Technologies, he co-founded LexiFi, which developed mlFI, a language for the design of derivative contracts. mlFi was elected Software Product of the Year by Risk Magazine in 2001.
His extensive knowledge of OTC products and software development are key assets in managing the design and software development of smartTrade Technologies Platform. David graduated from the Institut des Sciences de l’Ingenieur de Montpellier and holds a Masters in artificial intelligence.