Richard has had a distinguished career in the financial technology serving in senior positions in Salomon Brothers/Citigroup, JP Morgan and Deutsche Bank, where he has successfully run global teams of up to 300 engineers in investment banking, electronic trading and risk management across all asset classes. More recently and prior to joining Saphetor, he began a second career in innovative companies. He worked in the music technology business, developing professional DSP synthesisers, including a mobile app showcased by Apple. Richard holds a master’s degree in computer science from the University of Paris. He offers a rare combination of advanced managerial skills, hands on software engineering and an insatiable appetite to learn and solve interesting problems.