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.
Chief Financial Officer
Christopher Craib, Chief Financial Officer, has an over 20-year track record in entrepreneurial FINTECH, and start-ups in executive financial roles. Christopher has worked with Laurence Rose in two previous associations. Most recently, Christopher had been with Cantor Fitzgerald Canada Corporation (“Cantor Canada”) since its inception in 2008. Cantor Canada is an IIROC registered investment bank with a institutional equities trading and research desk. From 2008, Christopher was the Chief Financial Officer of Cantor Canada; and in addition from 2015 was promoted to and served as its President and registered UDP and reported directly to the firm’s parent’s executive management team at Cantor Fitzgerald, L.P. in New York, building out one of North America’s largest metals and mining investment banking practices. Prior to Cantor Canada, Christopher worked with Laurence Rose as the Chief Financial Officer of CollectiveBid Systems Inc., a financial services technology developer, and its subsidiary, CBID Market’s Inc., which launched Canada’s first ATS (now operating as Perimeter Markets Inc., a subsidiary of BGC Partners).
Christopher is an accredited CA, CPA in Ontario and has been registered with IIROC and the OSC in numerous regulatory capacities in Canada over the past 20 years: including as an IIROC member dealer UDP, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Compliance Officer, Trading Supervisor and Designated Registered Futures Principal.
Chief Legal Officer,
Cindy Petlock is Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary of Tradelogiq. Cindy was consulting on a number of securities regulatory and market structure contracts since May 2020, following six years at Neo Exchange Inc. where she was responsible for legal, regulatory compliance, listings regulatory and corporate secretarial functions as Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary. Cindy’s other legal and compliance roles include: General Counsel & Corporate Secretary at the Canadian Securities Exchange; Special Advisor on Regulatory Projects at Market Regulation Services Inc./IIROC; Manager, Market Regulation at the Ontario Securities Commission; and compliance officer and regulatory counsel at CIBC World Markets. She is also a director of Arxnovum Investment Inc., an investment fund manager focused on alternative assets, including digital assets.
Chief Compliance Officer & Head of Market Structure
Jonathan is responsible for Tradelogiq’s compliance with regulatory requirements as both an IIROC member and operator of the Omega ATS and Lynx ATS marketplaces, and is also focused on market structure and regulatory developments in support of Tradelogiq’s business development function.
Jonathan’s prior work experience includes over five years at TMX Group where the positions held included that of Head, Business Strategy, Equities Trading, for which his responsibilities included strategy development and business intelligence for TMX’s equities trading business. Jonathan also spent over a decade at the Ontario Securities Commission as member of its Market Regulation Branch, where his responsibilities included the oversight of marketplaces and self-regulatory organizations, and policy making relating to market structure issues
Head of Market Data Services
Bob Lupmanis, Head 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.
Head of Sales
Gabriel Lupovici, Head 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.
Head of Product and Strategy
Travis serves as head of product and strategy at TradeLogiq Markets Inc. Over the past 15 years, Travis has built an expertise in the Canadian equity competitive landscape, market structure, and regulatory environment affording him the ability to deliver new and meaningful innovation to the Canadian investment community. Travis has held roles as Head of Algorithmic Trading at Quantica, Head of Market Structure Products at IRESS Canada, and Senior Advisor, Equity Strategy at TMX. Through his experience, Travis brings a broad and varied perspective on the Canadian equities environment to TMI.