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Leadership

Leadership

Gerard M. Galluscio: Founder and Managing Partner

Gerard founded Suite LLC in August of 2001 following a 15-year career in the Capital Markets industry in both New York City and London. His experience with Fixed-Income and Financial Derivatives originated with Accounting and Financial-Reporting roles at leading practitioner organizations and progressed to include portfolio risk-management, collateral management and strategic enterprise-wide technology implementations. He then gained experience in commercial-relationship management and team development at vendors of software and services for Pricing and Risk Management of Fixed-Income, FX, Equities and Credit Derivatives. His former employers include Deloitte, Lehman Brothers, Salomon Brothers, Summit Systems (now a Misys company), LabMorgan and Cygnifi (a JPMorgan spin-off).

Gerard's ultimate responsibility at Suite is to support balanced and symbiotic relationships with the customers, technologists, mathematicians, suppliers, alliance partners and many other key individuals and organizations whose profound contributions help make ALibV3.0™ one of the most powerful and enduring tools the financial services industry has produced.

Gerard holds a bachelor's degree in Finance and Accounting from Marist College and an MBA in Finance from Pace University.

Dr. Gene Schupak: Partner and Head of Quantitative Research

Gene has extensive experience with Suite LLC's Analytics - As a Suite customer, he has used and expanded the ALibV3.0™ Analytic Library as the head of the Quantitative Research at Swiss Re Financial Products where he led new product development for Credit and Interest Rate Derivatives desks. Gene also has extensive proprietary trading experience and held senior-level quantitative research positions at firms such as Goldman Sachs, BNP Paribas and Cooper Neff. He has built analytical decision support systems for proprietary trading of Interest Rate Derivatives, Convertible Securities and Equity Index Options and managed teams supporting the Swap, Emerging Market, Equity Derivative and FX trading desks. He has developed multi-factor statistical models with applications in: Building of term structure of Interest Rates, estimation of Credit Default Probabilities, Risk Management, Electronic Trading and Relative Value Analysis.

Gene holds an M.S. in Mathematics from Kiev State University and a Ph.D. in Physics from the Kiev Institute of Thermophysics and has taught mathematics at Temple University.

James Baker: Partner, Product Manager

James has extensive experience in interest rate derivatives, credit derivatives, inflation, equity and FX. He has designed, built and enhanced the yield curve methods and trade valuation models used by many banks and hedge funds.

He started his career as a Financial Engineer at Summit Systems. He proceeded to work in various client-facing, consulting and product management roles, helping banks and hedge funds address their needs both in systems like Summit and OpenGamma and in in-house solutions.

James has a Masters degree in Computer Science from London's Imperial College. His thesis focussed on applying machine learning techniques to portfolio optimization.

Abram Wesaa: Global Account Manager

Abram began supporting technology and customer-service initiatives in 2009. He joined Suite in 2017 and is responsible for effective communication with Suite’s global client base, resellers and strategic suppliers. Abram studied computer science at Assiut university in Egypt and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology from Berkeley college in New York City.