Ara is the Chief Systems Architect and co-founder of Two Roads Software. Previously, he was responsible for the analysis, design and development of equity algorithmic trading systems at Lazard Capital Markets, Wells Fargo and Goldman Sachs. His involvement with the optimization of various pre/post trade analytics tools inspired him to produce highly efficient means for processing huge amounts of data.
His past financial technology experience also includes the design and development of fixed income trading systems at Smith Barney and Dean Witter. Ara studied Mathematics and Natural Sciences at Fordham University at Lincoln Center in New York.