Born in LA, grew up in Munich, Germany, spent half my life in New York City, living in Portland, OR now.
Moved on to genetic image processing and pattern recognition projects before joining the financial industry in New York a few weeks before Black Monday.
Back to Germany I headed the software division of FAST Electronic during their entry into the video editing business before returning to New York to join Reuters to write a variety of FX Trading Simulations.
Moved on to the Market Surveillance division of the New York Stock Exchange to build a system for detecting insider trading information on financial message boards.
Managed development of web and mobile products to disrupt the investment banking business as Head of Capital Markets Technology at Liquidnet.
Proud father of a daughter (Isabella) and two sons (Hugo and Anton).