We Are ViableMkts

An unparalleled team of proven innovators with an extensive track record of building and delivering financial market solutions.
Our Team

The ViableMkts Principals are former leaders at investment banks, trading platforms, exchanges and technology vendors that have made material contributions to financial market development.

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CHRIS WHITE

Founder & CEO

Chris White has 18 years of financial services experience with more than 12 years dedicated to fixed income market development. His comprehensive background includes equity trading, bond sales, trading platform development and proprietary product development.

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LAKS NARAYAN

CTO

Laks Narayan is the former CTO of the Renewable Energy Trading firm, Skystream markets, where he led the building of RECstream, the trading platform technology for RECs. In his 16 year career in finance technology, Laks managed global technology teams in Fixed Income, Currencies and commodities.

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JEN POLITE

Director, Business Development & Operations

Jen Polite has spent the majority of her career within Fixed Income markets, beginning at Deutsche Bank and later in the Global Markets division of Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where she served as Fixed Income Sales Business Development Lead. Jen is the producer of an online market structure & e-trading course and is also a Psychotherapist.

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MICHAEL KOEGLER

Principal

Michael Koegler has over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry. He joined ViableMkts from Javelin Capital Markets where he was the head of Marketing and Strategy. He has an extensive background in a wide range of asset classes, including U.S. Treasuries, Agencies, Mortgage-backed Securities, Municipal Securities, Corporate Credit, Foreign Exchange and Fixed Income Derivatives.

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EMILIO MERCADO

Principal

Emilio has been a creative thought leader throughout his 20+ year career. A technology, operations and product leader, who has delivered results on a global scale by combining out of the box thinking within an organization’s functional and operational competencies to deliver those results.

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NAEEM HUKKAWALA

COO

Naeem Hukkawala has 20 years of experience in the capital markets with a specialization in trading platforms, financial technology and market structure. Most recently he was a founder and CEO of Skystream Markets, a venture backed, institutional brokerage firm in environmental commodities.

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TIM REED

Chief Marketing Officer

Tim is an entrepreneurial strategic marketer with global leadership experience launching, growing and turning around businesses. He has a distinctive ability to identify business opportunities, direct multi-faceted branding initiatives, and create integrated marketing solutions to drive revenue and profitability.

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KEVIN WOLF

Principal

Kevin has 20 years of experience at large financial institutions and in start-up environments. Kevin has deep knowledge of derivatives and fixed income across OTC and listed markets, and a passion for developing new businesses, products, and technologies that solve market structure problems and challenge the status quo.

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RUBY SALEH

Principal

Ruby began her career in 2001 covering energy/utility corporations in the Investment Grade Debt Capital Markets group at UBS. While at UBS, she and her team brought to market the largest utility deal in the US at the time for the restructuring of PG&E. In 2006, Ruby moved to institutional sales at Barclays as a generalist, covering all Fixed Income products.

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SUNIL BISWAS

Principal

Sunil has 20+ years of experience leading trading systems development for fixed income. His early career at JP Morgan focused on risk management. Later in 2006 at Morgan Stanley, he developed the firm’s global electronic trading platform for bonds and swaps. In 2011 Sunil transitioned to commercial software development at Bloomberg.

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RENAUD PELLETIER

CFO and Head of Corporate Development

Renaud Pelletier has nearly 20 years of financial services experience.  His 14 years in investment banking allowed him to develop substantial experience in domestic and cross-border M&A as well as capital raising across a variety of industries.  In recent years, he has been focused on the FinTech sector, serving as CFO of two FinTech startups.

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DAVE WEISBERGER

Head of Equities

David Weisberger has over 30 years of experience in market structure, quantitative finance, and trading automation.  He built the first trading program and electronic systems for Morgan Stanley, was global architect of Salomon Brothers’ equity trading platform. Dave then developed Two Sigma’s wholesale market making business and most recently was the global head of equity market structure for IHS Markit.

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BARRY GOLDENBERG

Principal

Barry Goldenberg is the former head of investment grade trading at JPM and is considered one of the true pioneers in fixed income electronic trading. Over his +30 year career in financial markets, Barry has created and delivered transformative financial technology solutions.

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KEVIN MOLLOY

Principal

Kevin began his 23 year career in mortgage bonds, trading CMO’s, TBA’s and specified pools at Prudential Securities and Barclays. His transition into fixed income electronic trading began 16 years ago with TradingEdge (1999), which was acquired by MarketAxess in 2000. While at MarketAxess, Kevin helped establish the then nascent RFQ platform with the sell side as a Dealer Relationship Manager.

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