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Saro Johani

Saro Johani

Head of Performance & Capacity Management - E*TRADE


Prior to joining E*TRADE in 2018, Mr. Saro Jahani was the Global Head of Technology Architecture and Chief Atchitect at Investment Technology Group (ITG), a global financial technology company that helps leading brokers and asset managers improve returns for investors. Prior to this Saro was Chief Information Officer at trueEX Group LLC (Feb 2015 - Jul 2015), an electronic, CFTC-regulated exchange for interest rate swaps with a mission to deliver the most innovative solutions to our clients. While at trueEX he was responsible for Operational Risk Management, Agile software development, Information security, on-demand infrastructure, and leveraging innovation as an enabler for business development. He was also Chief Information Officer at Direct Edge - Bats Global Markets (Apr 2011 - Jan 2015), a leading global operator of securities markets, committed to Making Markets Better for traders, investors and issuers. He was also Chief Information Officer at the National Stock Exchange (November 2007 - April 2011), a financial services provider based in the US and previously called the Cincinnati Stock Exchange. Prior to this he was Global Head of Infrastructure at Townsend Analytics (Nov 2006 - Oct 2007), a technology-driven solutions for the global capital markets. In addition, Saro has great expertise in High Frequency Trading, Low Latency Trading, Collocation Strategies and Financial data centers. He has also been influential in working with regulators to improve the financial systems as part of US Critical Infrastructure. During his 20+ years of tenure, he has been on multiple financial industry panels and served in CIO Advisory roles for Egenera, Coverity and Microsoft.