Barry Seeman joined Aegon USA Investment Management, LLC (AUIM) in December of 2011. Barry is the Head of U.S. Operations of Global Derivatives & Hedging, bringing 30 years of derivatives sales and trading and financial products structuring experience to the organization. Prior to his current role, Barry held the following positions: Managing Director and Head of Natixis Alternative Investments; Co-Managing Partner of Celestar Capital Advisors LLC; Co-Head and Managing Director of AXA Alternative Advisors, Inc.; Head of Financial Institution Coverage at General Re Financial Products; Co-Head of Financial Institution Coverage at Citibank; and Head of Exotic Options Development at O’Connor and Associates which later became Swiss Bank O’Connor. Barry is a inductee to the Volatility Hall of Fame of EQDerivatives. Barry received his BS and Masters in Electrical Engineering and his MBA from Cornell University, in Ithaca, New York.