Industry infrastructure for trading, clearing, custody and settlement for investment funds
Harry is an industry expert on the infrastructure for trading, clearing, custody and settlement. He has over 25 years experience optimizing product solutions in the financial services sector. He has demonstrated success in improving customer experiences, product development and cost efficiency programs. Harry is unique given his combination of business and technical expertise in the investment fund space.
Over 25 years in the financial industry operations, technology, product and compliance areas; specifically knowledge of industry infrastructure for trading, clearing, custody and settlement
Extensive experience creating and delivering digital solutions with first hand knowledge of operational risk and technology to make sound business decisions for product creation, enhancements and profitability
Led internal and external industry wide campaigns to enhance and modernize investment fund processing automation between counter parties
Experience in analyzing and implementing systems integration for legacy and new technology
Led corporate and departmental change management initiatives for both individuals and organizations to bring new ideas, beliefs and visions
Built and managed multiple departments with differing mandates
Experience in creation of corporate strategy, obtaining board and C suite acceptance and accomplished public speaker
Expertise: • Business Strategy • Product Strategy • Product Management • Product Development • Product Roadmap • Product Marketing • Data Analysis • Entrepreneurship • Business Development • Project Management • E-commerce • Net settlement • Payment Exchange • Trading applications • Data Standards • Industry Committee leadership • Team Management
Head of Institutional Business Development, BBS Securities Inc. 2018 – 2020
A leading Broker Dealer that provides a wide range of brokerage and trading services to a diverse client base that includes portfolio managers, introducing brokers and institutional investors. Head of Product, FundSERV Inc. 2000 – 2017
Fundserv is the secure transactional network which enables the trading, settlement and reconcilation of investment funds.
Responsible for optimizing Fundserv's product solutions end-to-end: Fundserv operates as a giant file transferring machine, sending fund transaction files seamlessly from one participant to another. Distributors who sell mutual funds to investors (and the intermediaries who provide additional products) use Fundserv to order funds from the manufacturer and automatically transact the sales to their clients. Financial transaction files flow back and forth on the network in order to: eliminate a bulky paper trail, increase accuracy, and improve the speed of business
Investment companies and banks who manufacture funds use Fundserv to receive and fulfill fund transaction orders from distributors. It operated as a Systems integrator provide the tools and technology to keep the network running.