Lead Data Scientist
I offer a broad business and technology expertise anchored with financial services (Bridgewater Associates, Morgan Stanley, D&B, Merrill Lynch), leadership track record and proven ability to develop, advance and leverage effective partnerships with internal and external customers and suppliers across all organizational levels, from team leaders and individual contributors to C-suite executives.
My expertise in cutting edge hedge fund data operations, supplier management, technology, information governance and cost controls enabled me deliver tangible results: millions in revenue and cost savings while effectively managing multi-million dollar spend. Collaboration with my customers and understanding their needs are of the utmost importance to me, resulting in competitive, effective technology and data solutions, productive supplier relationships that have direct business impact.
I’m passionate about and have demonstrated success in creating order out of chaos, driving revenue and business efficiency with smart technology and information leverage. I enjoy mentoring, coaching and will lead by example.
►Financial, Alternative and Big Data Information Markets
►Strategic Vendor Relationships
►Business & Technology Alignment & Partnership
►Business Solutions Development
►Enterprise Data Strategy, Architecture, Governance
► Financial Controls, Technology Due Diligence and Audits
PHD in Physics
Kharkov Polytechnical University
Responsible for the information governance of systematized business metrics and KPIs.
Manager - Investment Engine
Managed strategic souring for the Bridgewater investment engine.
Manager - Research
In 2009 I moved to leading all information sourcing management functions supporting the Research department. In 2015 my scope, staff and budget responsibility increased to managing all suppliers for the Research department as complexity and value of information driving investment decisions at Bridgewater continued to grow.
Manager - Data Research Team
Recruited into the Research Department as first data manager responsible for determining how to best utilize data for the firm, I established and led data analytics team leading various research projects across multiple investment instrument classes: fixed income, currencies, equity, OTC and exchange- traded derivatives, credit and asset-backed securities.
Vice President - Modelware
✔Established new database support and development organization and transitioned operations from corporate application development team.
✔Consolidated all technology and product information, created new functionality, and made product ready for consumption and created new investment research process for use by 20 teams across 5 continents.
✔Created comprehensive and consistent view of the corporate capital structure by delivering cross-asset class analytical solution that brought together equity, fixed income, derivatives and proprietary data in a uniform data warehouse.
Leader - DNB.COM
Dun and Bradstreet
While in the web technology management role, I developed the strategy and expanded the dnb.com business supporting $300MM of annual revenue across multiple information delivery channels, and led development, maintenance and operations of web sites, enterprise portals, extranets, site support systems and services.
Leader, Small Business Solutions Technology
Dun and Bradstreet
As a key member of the startup team building D&B Small Business Solutions program from the ground up, I led technology management (CTO function) including architecture, design, production implementation and operations of web-based products and solutions to penetrate the Small Business market.
Director of Application Development
Dun and Bradstreet
I was hired for internal business startup of Market Spectrum 3.1, D&B’s major commercial data warehouse based product enabling customers to make better marketing decisions using the largest available commercial database. I led design and implementation moved the product from distributed databases to the web.
Led design, implementation and operations of the firm-wide production software distribution and inventory collection system based on unique distribution technology supporting over 1,500 desktop PCs internationally.