Skilled Professionals with Drive and Vision
Chairman and CEO
Laurence Rose, Chairman and CEO, is an accomplished financial services and technology entrepreneur with extensive senior-level experience in the securities markets in Canada and the US. Laurence is President of private investment company Matchpoint Financial Corp. and a Director of US technology-powered real estate brokerage, The Real Brokerage Inc. (TSXV: REAX). He was founder and CEO of CollectiveBid Systems Inc. and its wholly-owned investment dealer subsidiary, CBID Markets, which launched Canada’s first Alternative Trading System (ATS). Laurence’s professional experience also includes senior executive positions at Cantor Fitzgerald & Co., RBC Dominion Securities Inc., Dow Jones Markets Inc. and Bridge Information Systems Ltd. Laurence currently serves on the Ontario Securities Commission’s Fintech Advisory Committee.
Director of Trading and Business Development
Martin Piszel, Director of Trading and Business Development, is an early adopter and visionary in the equities electronic trading space in Canada, and brings a wide range of skills and expertise from the capital markets sector. Martin was previously Head and Managing Director, Alternative Execution and Prime Brokerage at CIBC, where he was also a member of the bank’s Equities Management Committee. Martin is co-founder of Alpha ATS, which was later sold to the Toronto Stock Exchange (TMX). He was Vice President, Sales and Marketing at E*Trade Canada, a retail discount brokerage firm.
Chief Compliance Officer,
Head of Market Structure
Paul Romain, Chief Compliance Officer, Head of Market Structure, has over two decades of experience in the Canadian capital markets. Previously, Paul worked for eight years in the market regulation branch of the Ontario Securities Commission, the largest securities regulator in Canada. As a former equity trader with regulatory experience, Paul is a market structure expert and is taking a pivotal role at TradeLogiq in guiding growth and innovation strategy, with a particular emphasis on regulatory compliance.
Chief Technology Officer
Rinosh Chacko, Chief Technology Officer, is responsible for enterprise technology, information security and business trading operations at TradeLogiq. Rinosh has over two decades of diverse experience in the securities and financial services sectors. Prior to joining TradeLogiq he was VP Technology Solutions and Support with Virtu/ITG Canada Corp. In addition, he held senior technology roles at BMO, ADP and CIBC. Rinosh is a Governing Body member of Toronto CIO.
Director of Market Data Services
Bob Lupmanis, Director of Market Data Services, is responsible for overall market data strategy and subscriber relationships. Bob brings an extensive and impressive track record within the Financial Services sector of commercializing enterprise data solutions, and developing new distribution channels through strategic partnerships. Prior to joining Tradelogiq, Bob held several leadership roles at Thomson Reuters, and has been active in the Canadian FinTech community developing sales strategies for emerging technologies.
Director of Sales
Gabriel Lupovici, Director of Sales, brings wide-ranging expertise in the fintech and trading sectors, and is known for his ability to build strong, sustainable relationships with clients. Gabriel previously worked at IT and software companies Cisco Canada and Iress Canada Holdings Ltd. (Iress), where he held increasingly senior positions. At Iress, he was responsible for sales and account management for their financial services space across Canada. Prior to joining Tradelogiq, Gabriel worked at BMO, where he further developed his end-to-end trading knowledge and system skills.
Director of Marketing and Media Relations
Deborah Thompson, Director of Marketing and Media Relations, is an experienced corporate communications, media, investor relations and marketing professional. Deborah previously held senior reporter and editor positions at The Globe and Mail, The Financial Post and Dow Jones. She was also Chief Canadian Correspondent at Buyside Magazine and was a regular contributor to Investment Executive. Her Bay Street experience includes being Vice President, Institutional and International Marketing at the wealth management arm of RBC, and at E*Trade Canada. Deborah is responsible for Tradelogiq’s marketing and media outreach.