Brian Ferdinand is a financial consultant and entrepreneur with more than 10 years of experience in advanced trading methodologies and technologies. Ferdinand is the co-founder of a cloud-based asset management platform, a firm that provides asset managers and financial institutions with a next generation cloud-based software trading platform capable of cross-asset execution, accounting, and real-time risk management. He served as the company’s President from 2011-2014.
Prior to launching his cloud based asset management platform, Ferdinand was Partner and Managing Director of ECHOtrade, LLC, a registered broker dealer providing infrastructure and capital to traders. Ferdinand directly managed 400 traders in the New York office, and 800 traders located in global offices. He also architected ECHO’s direct market access on the New York Stock Exchange, becoming Merrill Lynch’s first client to do so. In addition to managing a large team of ECHO traders, Ferdinand created models generating in excess of $100 in trading profit.
Brian Ferdinand holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Political Science & Government from the University of Kansas, and a Masters in Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. He continues to revolutionize the asset management business through the application of forward thinking technology and investment solutions, including the financing of promising early stage venture deals.