Finally: Asset managers have a comprehensive front-to-back-office platform ready to go to work for them. This new end-to-end coverage is powered by a strategic partnership between Clearwater Analytics and Flyer Financial Technologies; two innovative technologies founded in the cloud.
Watch our on-demand webinar to see what this groundbreaking partnership looks like in action and what it means for asset managers. Current and prospective clients are encouraged to join us to learn the benefits of Clearwater and FlyerFT joining forces.
Director, Investment Management Solutions
Alex Strekel joined Clearwater in 2015 and leads a team of business development professionals who specialize in solving operational, accounting, and reporting challenges for asset managers. Alex and his team focus on the key trends impacting the markets and help managers find custom solutions that address both market-and firm-specific needs to provide scale, accelerated growth, and improved margins.
Alex has more than 15 years of experience in financial services, allowing him to consult with all aspects of asset management operations. His career began in market data with Thomson Financial, transitioning to operations and trading with Fidelity. Prior to Clearwater, he managed fixed-income portfolios at a Connecticut-based asset manager. Alex is a graduate of Bates College in Lewiston, Maine, and a lifelong Connecticut resident.
He currently resides in Old Lyme, Connecticut, with his wife, son, and daughter, along with their two cats. When not working, you can find him spending time with his young family, keeping active, or attempting his latest “home improvement” project.
Rusty Sommer, CAIA, CTFA
Managing Director, Strategic Partnerships, Flyer Financial Technologies
Rusty Sommer, CAIA, CTFA
Rusty has spent his career delivering technology solutions. He started his career in retail wealth management then moved into institutional trading. After 5 years consulting for large asset and wealth managers around technology and process improvement, he went on to lead investment product management at Assetmark. He has held other senior roles at National City Bank, PNC Bank, FolioDynamix and Investedge, bringing strong domain understanding of the full investment management lifecycle.
Managing Director, Trading and Execution Technologies Flyer Financial Technologies
Scott is a veteran of the investment industry. He started his career as an options trader on the pacific coast exchange and went on to spend 18 years at Advent software where he held the role SVP of product development for the trade creation and order management products. He has held senior roles at Tora Trading, Equis, and Ridgeline bringing a strong domain and technical understanding of the new investment management space.