TradeTech Asia 2017

October 24-October 26, 2017

The Hilton, Singapore

Contact Us: 65 6722 9455

Paul Nash
Paul Nash
Global Business Director
Solace
Praveen Jagwani CFA
Praveen Jagwani CFA
Chief Executive Officer
UTI International
Praveen has 24 years of experience in financial services and has been with UTI International since 2009. He started his career with ANZ Grindlays Bank and worked with them in India, Australia and Bahrain across Credit, Consumer Finance, Systems & Private Banking. He later joined Standard Chartered Bank and built the Wealth Management and Investment Advisory business in the Middle East as the Chief Investment Officer for Middle East & South Asia. He then joined Merrill Lynch and worked with them in London and Dubai leading their Hedge Fund & Private Equity Advisory business for EMEA.
Roland de Marsangy
Roland de Marsangy
Head of Business Development
Liquidnet
Michael Mollemans
Michael Mollemans
Head of Sales Trading, APAC
Pavilion Global Markets

Mr. Mollemans heads up Pavilion’s Asia Pacific sales trading desk and has 20 years’ experience in Asia equity trading and research. Prior to joining Pavilion, he was Head of Electronic Trading at Credit Suisse Securities Japan.  He also worked at Daiwa Capital Markets America in New York as Head of Electronic Trading Sales, and at Credit Lyonnais Securities in Tokyo in Electronic Trading Sales. He started his career as a research analyst in the investment banking division at the Development Bank of Singapore in Singapore and Bangkok. Mr. Mollemans has a Bachelor of Commerce degree (Finance) from the University of British Columbia, a Ph.D. in Econometrics from Macquarie University, is a CFA® charterholder and a Chartered Market Technician (CMT).

Viktor Östebo
Viktor Östebo
Head of Institutional ETF Trading
Flow Traders
Curtis Tai
Curtis Tai
ETF Sales and Trading
Jane Street

Buy Side Trading

Martin David
Martin David
Head of Trading APAC
UBS Asset Management
Vishtaspa Rana
Vishtaspa Rana
Head of Trading
Tata Asset Management Limited
Vishtaspa is in charge of the investment operations at Tata Mutal Fund for over 10 years now. His responsibilities include managing the equity cash market, derivatives and algo trading. Given his expertise in the Indian market, Vishtaspa will be leading a roundtable discussion on the Indian equity trading market.
Sanjay Awasthi
Sanjay Awasthi
Director, Equities
Eastspring Investments
Sanjay has been working with Eastspring Investments for close to seven years, and has been with the dealing desk for around four years now, looking at Asia’s emerging markets and derivatives. As the Director of the Central Dealing Desk at Eastspring Investments, Sanjay will be taking part in a discussion that focuses on the structure and usage of dark pools.
Richard Green
Richard Green
Head of Product Management - Asia Pacific
Aberdeen Asset Management
Hugh Spencer
Hugh Spencer
Head of Equity Dealing Asia
Janus Capital Singapore Pte Ltd

Hugh has spent the last three years with Janus Capital in Singapore primarily trading Asian equities and derivatives. He also has vast sell side experience having worked with large firms such as NewEdge and UBS Securities. As the Head of Trading at Janus Capital, he is best suited to give his insights on how to trade blocks across Asia’s fragmented markets.

Joe Kassel
Joe Kassel
Head of Trading
AMP Capital
Joe has over 24 years' experience trading in institutional financial markets both in Australia and globally. Joe was initially responsible for global Toshin Fund trading and led the creation of the global dealing capability for AMP Capital's REIT and listed infrastructure joint venture with Brookfield. In 2014 Joe moved into his current role with the firm as Global Head of Dealing and Exposure Management. In this role Joe oversees a global team responsible for all dealing in liquid assets as well as rebalancing and exposure management of the firm’s range of multi asset funds.
Pedro Bastos
CEO
HSBC Global Asset Management
Richard Waddington
Richard Waddington
CEO
Sherpa Funds
Richard is a trader, technology entrepreneur and business builder with 20 years’ experience in Financial Markets. He manages Sherpa Funds, a hedge fund based in Singapore and more recently Sherpa Technology that focuses on maintaining excellent investor relations through technology. He is best suited to present on how technology can help you differentiate from your competitors.
Alex Zeeh
Alex Zeeh
CEO
S.E.A. Asset Management
Viresh Joshi
Viresh Joshi
VP Trading
Axis Asset Management
Victoria Tam
Senior Trader
Allianz Global

Trading Technology

Joshua Walfish
Joshua Walfish
CTO, Global Technology and Operations
Deutsche Bank
Amol Pradhan
Amol Pradhan
(former) Head of Agile Transformation
Barclays
Farrukh Abdusamiev
Head of Technology, Asia Pacific
BNY Mellon Investment Management
Allan Reyes
Allan Reyes
Head of Technology
MetLife
As the Head of Investments IT, Allan’s current mission is to lead technological initiatives for revamping the technological platform and systems to support the Japan Investments unit of MetLife Alico. He has extensive work experience in the Financial IT industry encompassing the Front office, Middle office and Back office units as a manager, developer and solutions architect/solutions provider. He will be presenting on the topic ‘creating an efficient multi-asset trading system.
Arun Kumar
Head of IT Trading
PIMCO
Patricia Druken
Head of Business Systems APAC
Aberdeen Asset Management
T K Tan
T K Tan
Chief Technology Officer
Grasshopper
Hai Tran
Hai Tran
Head of Equities IT
TZE San Investment
Hai Tran is in charge of trading system design and implementation at Tze San Investment, a small boutique fund in Singapore. He has experiences with electronic trading over many asset classes, including forex, futures and equity. He is best suited to be a part of a panel discussion on how to create a user intuitive trading system. 
Marcus Hackett
Head of Technology, Asia Pacific
Schroders
Eric Neo
Eric Neo
Founder
Neo & Partners

Neo Say Wei (Eric) founded Neo & Partners Global in 2014, Asia and Singapore 1st one-and-only "TRADING-ATRIUM". He was featured in various financial daily; The Business Times, Channel NewsAsia, Financial Times & TheEdge Singapore

In 2015, Eric setup Neo & Partners Holdings & subsidiary; Neo & Partners Investments, an investment management company.

In 2017, Neo & Partners Global was awarded a National-Level Accreditation; NS MARK (GOLD), by Singapore's Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Defence & Ministry of Foreign Affairs / Chairman, Advisory Council for Community Relations in Defence (ACCORD) - Dr Mohamad Maliki Bin Osman. As well, she was conferred the NS Advocate Award (SMEs) 2017!

Eric also serves on the board of Lumi Holdings. He has over 15 years of experiences in the Capital Markets & Trading space.

Prior becoming an Entrepreneur, Eric was Senior Vice President at FlexTrade Systems. During he's tenure, he successfully strategized entry into China Derivatives market with deployment at Haitong Futures Co.

Before FlexTrade, Eric held several senior posts; RTS Realtime Systems’ Sales Director Asia Pacific, Head of Sales (ex-Japan) of CMC Markets, & Group Head of E-Business at UOB Kay Hian. He studied Management Information Systems at Washington State University

In addition, Eric is a Reservist On Voluntary Extended Reserve, continuing his involvement in the National Service of the Singapore Armed Forces; Army, under the 10th Singapore Infantry Brigade with current rank of Captain. He is an alumni of SAFTI Military Institute, Anglo-Chinese School and a member of Singapore Institute of Directors.

Eric is also passionate in Thought Leadership with participation in several activities this 2017.

Jamie Vachon
Jamie Vachon
Head of Information Technology
Eastspring Investment
Jamie Chia
Head of Information Technology
Royal Bank of Canada
Puneet Rakheja
Puneet Rakheja
Chief Operating Officer
Estee Advisors
With over 15 years of industry experience, Puneet has vast experience in building large scale global technology and product development teams. Previously, he has led product development, management and operations teams at number of early to mid-stage companies growing product revenues from zero to $60MM. He is best suited to a be a part of a discussion on the growing usage of data centres, proximity hosting and co-location.

Other Industry Experts

Ned Phillips
Ned Phillips
Founder and CEO
Bambu

Former Managing Director and now an entrepreneur, Ned Phillips is the founder and chief executive officer of Bambu.

Ned Phillips has been based in Asia for the past 25 years; starting his journey in FinTech since 1999 with E*TRADE as one of the very first online brokers before becoming Managing Director in 2007. He was part of the transformation of the stock exchange where he developed two pan-Asian exchange, one of which is in conjunction with SCX and Chi-X. Ned had the opportunity to experience the first dot-com boom with one of the original FinTech companies as well as become appointed as consultant to 8 Securities when they launched the first Robo Advisor in Asia.

With such an insightful exposure and development over the years, Ned saw an opportunity in the B2B space to build a solution for various sectors that lead to the birth of Bambu.

Since 2016, Bambu has accomplished many rewarding milestones: launched Singapore’s first Robo Advisor, won Best Early Stage Startup at FinTech Finals 2017, Finalist in SuperCharger 2.0 Accelerator program and finalist in Jumpstarter 2017 organised by Alibaba Entrepreneur Fund.

Raghav Kapoor
Raghav Kapoor
Founder
Smartkarma

Raghav believes wholeheartedly in the power of technology to solve complex problems. He co-founded Smartkarma with a vision to bring simplicity, efficiency and transparency to the world of investing. As CEO, Raghav drives product strategy, technology development and a relentless pursuit of perfection in every aspect of the company’s operations.

Over his career, Raghav has worked in various positions of leadership across major financial institutions and also as an entrepreneur. Prior to co-founding Smartkarma, Raghav was a Managing Director at Religare Capital Markets from 2010 to 2014. He joined Religare upon the successful exit of Aviate Global (Asia), where he was a Founding Partner. From 2006 to 2009, Raghav was Vice President of Regional Equities Sales at Citigroup, where he grew and managed several large relationships.

Aurélien Menant
Aurélien Menant
Founder and CEO
Gatecoin

Aurélien is co-founder and CEO of Gatecoin, a regulated online trading platform for cryptocurrency and blockchain assets based in Hong Kong, where he is responsible for the firm’s management, strategy and investor relations. Aurélien is also a founding member of the Bitcoin Association of Hong Kong, a lobby group that aims to work with the Hong Kong government to design appropriate regulation for cryptocurrency and other blockchain technologies.

Haragopal Mangipudi
Founder and CEO
finUno
Samir Rath
Samir Rath
CEO
Blue Pool Technology
Benjamin Quinlan
Benjamin Quinlan
CEO and Managing Partner
Quinlan & Associates
Dan Liebau
Dan Liebau
Founder
Lightbulb Capital
Keir Veskiväli
Co-Founder/CEO
Smartly
Eiichiro  Yanagawa
Eiichiro Yanagawa
Senior Analyst
Celent
Adil Chaudhary
Adil Chaudhary
Industry Expert

Out of the Box Keynote

Andrew Bryant
Andrew Bryant
Global Expert in Self Leadership & Leading Cultures, Best Seller Author, TEDx Speaker and Executive Coach
Self Leadership International

Andrew Bryant is the past president of Asia Professional Speakers Association (APSS), Corporate Leadership Consultant, bestselling author of 4 books, including, ‘Self-Leadership: How to Become a More Successful, Efficient and Effective Leader from the Inside Out’.

Andrew has inspired audiences as large as 12,000 people, facilitated breakthrough learning sessions and transformed leaders through 1-to-1 coaching. 

We're already at work booking an industry-leading roster of speakers for 2017 - keep an eye on this page for updates.

If you would be interested in being a part of TradeTech Asia, we would love to hear from you.

Click Here to view the list of speakers from our 2016 event.