Venkat Chalasani

Venkat Chalasani is an entrepreneurial executive with a strong interest in the intersection of technology, data, and finance. He has 20+ years in financial services experience with in-depth knowledge of Global Fixed Income (credit, rates, FX, securitized products) and Global Equity products. He has expert knowledge of financial regulations (FRTB, Basel IV, CCAR, Volker, Risk Data Aggregation), decision support/capital optimization analytics, front to back risk and finance infrastructure strategy, and electronic trading. Venkat’s led agile innovative solutions working collaboratively with the business, leveraging advances in Big Data (databases), machine learning/AI, and risk computing (cloud, in memory).

As an entrepreneur, Venkat has a rich mix of experiences as COO, in trading, risk management, and technology. He successfully designed an enterprise risk management platform for C-level executives at a Tier 1 US Bank and a regulatory capital /data analytics platform for a European investment bank.
Venkat previously worked at JP Morgan Chase (rate derivatives technology); FIS (FX trading and risk system), followed by Deutsche Bank (credit /rates derivatives technology), Global Credit Trading, Digital Markets and risk management at Merrill Lynch/Bank of America; Credit Suisse (Global Markets, COO-Regulations/Platforms) and Entrepreneurial /Private Equity experience in India /US (Commercial Real Estate, Risk Data Analytics).
Venkat holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree from New York University (Tandon School of Engineering).