Jamie Khurshid Joins Droit as Chief Commercial Officer - The Industry Spread

Karthik Subramanian

Karthik Subramanian has been a professional trader and fund manager over the last 18 years. He is basically a software developer who made the transition to financial domain around 18 years back as the attractiveness of the financial markets proved too much for him. He lives in Chennai in India along with his wife and son. He began his career as a software developer in 1999 and then gradually moved into the financial industry as he began trading stocks in his pastime. He then moved into the financial markets full time and then shifted his focus to the FX markets due to the liquid nature of these markets. Since then, he has been trading FX diligently and his favourite pair are the EURUSD and EURJPY. Over the last couple of years, he has found blockchain to be of high interest and considering his background in software and finance, he has since assembled a team of highly talented developers who have since worked on a variety of projects like crypto exchanges and blockchain architecturing. Now, he balances his time between trading and commenting on both the FX and crypto markets. He has worked with many publications including FX Street and Finance Magnates, which has helped him gain experience and also recognition across the industry. He loves to write and this passion has helped him to reach out across the FX and crypto industry. Right now, he works on his pet projects in the FX and crypto industry and spends his time writing and managing his blockchain team and helping it to reach higher.

Jamie Khurshid Joins Droit as Chief Commercial Officer

June 22, 2020
Jamie Khurshid, Chief Commercial Officer at Droit

Droit, a leading multinational technology provider specialising in digitized regulation and automated intelligence services for financial services industry has made a new addition to its senior level leadership team. As per statement released by the firm, Droid has onboarded Mr. Jamie Khurshid to serve as its Chief Commercial Officer effective immediately. Jamie will be serving from the firm’s London office and report directly to Mr. Satya Pemmaraju – Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Droit. In his new role as CCO & a member of executive team, Mr. Khurshid will be responsible for its global operations with focus on firm’s strategy to substantially increase its revenue while also helping increase the brand awareness and strategic partnerships and improving client relationships. Jamie is a veteran with nearly two decades of experience having served in key roles across some of industry leading brands and is an expert in European regulatory area.

Aside from his current role at Droid, he is also serving as Board Member at 4phyll private limited and Non Executive Director at OneCycle Group. While he doesn’t hold any role of considerable power and responsibility, he still continues to remain a part of Match Financial and Digital RFQ – two UK based start-up firms as Co-Founder. He has also served as Advisor at AAX and Quantum technology solutions. Jamie’s most notable career achievements include – launching two separate consortium ventures at IHS Markit – Boat and London Stock Exchange Group’s Turquoise MTF. He is also well known in the industry for successful venture of industry’s first voluntary transparency regime for global bullion market at behest of London Bullion Market Association with authorisation from Bank of England and FCA oversight. He has also held senior level roles at CSFB , Goldman Sachs, RBS, Cinnober Fintech and Simplitium.

Commenting on his new role, Jamie said “With my professional life spanning global capital markets, FinTech, insurance, regulation, digital assets and start-ups, the next phase of my career was not obvious. Until I met Droit. The platform vividly and powerfully advances intelligent digitisation of transactional infrastructures. It is a big idea in live production. That is quite rare. To influence the outcome and the future as part of the extraordinary culture and product core to the Droit brand is incredibly exciting and an honour”.

Speaking about Jamie’s addition to the team, Satya Pemmaraju – CEO of Droit said “We are excited to welcome Jamie to Droit. Our continuing expansion demands exceptional commercial vision and leadership. Jamie’s creativity and passion for innovation, his deep focus on client experience and sophisticated understanding of the financial services ecosystem will drive Droit’s overall commercial growth with skill and energy”.

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