Michael Tsafas is a ﬁntech veteran with over 30 years of management, technical and business experience. Michael has held senior position/global head roles at several financial firms: Global Head of Equities Technology at Jefferies, Global Head of Client Connectivity at Bear Stearns, Head of Engineering and Head of Market Operations & Participant Services at NASDAQ, Head of New Technology at Prudential Securities.
As the head of technology at these firms, he was responsible for leading global expansion initiatives, market data, operations and global infrastructures including trading platforms for equities, derivatives, HFT & Algos, prime brokerage, global connectivity, SecFin.
Under these roles, Michael efficiently managed multi-million-dollar budgets and large global teams ranging from 50 to 275+ staff, comprising architects and technologists.
Michael is also a Strategy Team member of Intellectual Digital Corp.