Richard Gorelick is a seed investor in Eventus Systems. Until February 2020, Richard was Head of Market Structure at DRW, a principal trading firm. Previously, he was co-founder and CEO of RGM Advisors, an automated trading firm that was acquired by DRW in 2017. Prior to RGM, Richard was Chief Strategy Officer of Deja.com and an attorney in Coudert Brothers’ New York office. Richard is the Chairman of the CFTC’s Technology Advisory Committee.
Fred Hatfield is the founder of Hatfield Advisory Services and a senior advisor at Patomak Global Partners. He also currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for ICE Futures U.S. He served as a CFTC Commissioner from 2004 – 2006 and was Chief of Staff to Senator John Breaux (D-LA) from 1995 – 2004 and U.S. House Majority Whip Tony Coelho (D-CA) from 1980-1989.
Peter Johnson is the head of financial technology investing at Jump Capital, a venture capital firm focused on series A/B and growth stage investments. Prior to joining Jump in 2013, Peter advised leading financial services organizations as an investment banker with Morgan Stanley and a consultant with Deloitte Consulting.
Keith Ross is Executive Chairman of PDQ Enterprises, LLC where he previously served as CEO beginning in 2006. In his 35 years of experience in the securities industry he has served as CEO of proprietary trading firm GETCO LLC as well as stints at the Chicago Board Options Exchange (now Cboe Global Markets) and the American Stock Exchange (now NYSE American).
Krishna Srinivasan is a co-founder of LiveOak Venture Partners, an Austin based venture capital firm focused on backing world class category leaders headquartered in Texas, and has been investing in early stage Texas based companies and entrepreneurs since 2000. Prior to founding LiveOak in 2011, Krishna was a Partner at Austin Ventures and previously was with Motorola where he wrote large scale optimization software for supply chain planning.
Kim Taylor retired from her role as President, Clearing and Post-Trade Services at CME Group in December 2017. She joined CME as an analyst in 1989 and rose to handle risk management in the Clearing House in 1998 and to become President of the CME Clearing House in 2004. She served as CME’s President, Global Operations, Technology & Risk from September 2014 to December 2016.
Travis Schwab is the CEO of Eventus Systems.