Thomas Chippas has joined Axoni as COO. Prior to joining Axoni, Thomas was the CEO of Citadel Technology and prior to that was a managing director at Barclays and Deutsche Bank working in trade execution and financing.
Before Citadel, where he ran the unit that sells investment management technology to clients, Mr. Chippas worked with trading clients at Deutsche Bank and Barclays to execute and fund complex computer-driven trades. “We’re at the same inflection point we were in the early 2000s” with electronic trading protocols, said Mr. Chippas in an interview. Blockchain technology “can redefine how firms interact with each other.”