Robert Adams is a certified Agile Scrum Master and Senior Manager with over 20 years of hands-on project management and process re-engineering experience within the financial services industry. Robert has worked extensively as a consultant, business manager and financial analyst in technology and financial operations. Over the course of his career Robert has worked for or with leading global organizations including Bank of America, the DTCC, RBC, Deutsche Bank, Credit Suisse, Citigroup, and New York Life Insurance Company. Robert received his MBA from Pace University’s Lubin School of Business with a concentration in Financial Economics and holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Rider University.
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.