Pankaj Bhatla has over 18 years of experience in the financial service industry with extensive experience managing large-scale multi-year programs in capital markets and electronic trading. Pankaj began his career as a programmer analyst and gradually developed into a program manager and has been responsible for numerous technology initiatives while working for RBC, Citigroup, Bank of America and Goldman Sachs throughout his career. He has a strong understanding of electronic trading, cash & derivative products, margin and collateral management, market data and risk analytics, cloud computing and big-data technologies. Pankaj holds a Bachelor of Electronics Engineering degree from Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology in Surat, India (SVNIT) and a certification in Brokerage Operations from New York Institute of Finance. Outside of work Pankaj is passionate about teaching kids tennis & computer programming and is actively involved in environmental initiatives.