UBS Appoints Former Goldman Executive Ronald Jansen as Managing Director to Head its Data Lab - The Industry Spread

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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.

Ronald Jansen

UBS Appoints Former Goldman Executive Ronald Jansen as Managing Director to Head its Data Lab

August 17, 2018

UBSThe Swiss-based multinational investment banking company UBS has secured Ronald Jansen as Managing Director as Head of Data & Analytics for Corporate Client Solutions this month. In his new role at UBS, Jansen will be leading the firm’s data lab and will be based out of company’s New York office.

Prior joining to UBS, Jansen has worked with Goldman Sachs for almost about thirteen years and has led a global team in the investment banking division focusing on mergers & acquisition, capital markets and derivatives structuring. He has joined Goldman Sachs in 2005 and was promoted to the position of Managing Director in 2010.

Ronald Jansen is very well accustomed with the working of financial industry despite his education in completely different vertical. He has earned his Bachelors and Masters degree in the field of engineering and pursued his PhD from Yale University in Bioinformatics. Further, he did his postdoctoral degree in scientific research in bioinformatics and computational genomics. Before starting his career in the financial industry with Goldman Sachs, he was a Research Fellow at Computational Biology Centre, Memorial Sloan-Kettering.

For Jansen, his limited knowledge of the finance industry didn’t prove a hinder to his growth. The appointment of Jansen, who has a rich experience in Science and Research is no surprise as the investment bank has made a large investments in alternative research.

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