Nara is the Founder and CEO at OpenRisk Technologies LLC based out of New Jersey. He owns the overall strategy, sales, marketing along with technology and product oversight of the company’s flagship product, OpenMargin. Nara started OpenRisk in early 2016 along with two co-founders. Prior to starting OpenRisk, Nara was an Associate Partner at Citihub Consulting Inc. based out of New York. At Citihub, Nara owned the strategy, execution and delivery of Business Application platforms consulting to global Capital Market participants. He joined Citihub from PwC, where he was a Manager in Capital Markets Advisory group. Prior to PwC, Nara was the VP – Lead Solutions Architect, Collateral and Cloud Solutions at Lombard Risk Systems. While at Lombard Risk, he was accountable for all technology architecture decisions on the Collateral Management product: COLLINE. Nara was also instrumental in defining the strategy and roadmap for cloud enablement of all Risk and Regulatory products at Lombard Risk. Prior to Architecture role, he was the Head of Client Services for Americas and managed a team of functional and technical analysts that serviced 80+ clients in the North American region. Prior to joining Lombard Risk, Nara worked on several consulting and full time engagements with elite Wall Street firms such as NYSE, Goldman Sachs, UBS, The BNY Mellon and Credit Suisse. Nara is pursuing an Executive MBA from TRIUM program (A collaboration among NYU Stern School of Business, London School of Economics and Political Science, and HEC Paris School of Management). Nara has a Bachelors Degree in Engineering from Bangalore University, India. Areas of Expertise: Derivatives, Collateral management, Liquidity Risk Management, Trade Clearing, Fixed Income, Equity Trade Surveillance, Vendor evaluation, Project Management, Target Operating Model (TOM) design, and Technology & Operational Architecture / Strategy Consulting.