Founder & CEO
Co-Director of Research
Ed Zyszkowski has created billions of dollars of value and a legacy of industry-transforming technologies. Ed invented foundational “data mining” technologies and developed parallel text search systems for Dow Jones and Microsoft while at Thinking Machines Corporation in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Ed later founded and led Torrent Systems to develop Orchestrate, a parallel processing big data environment, that was later sold to IBM that forms the basis for their Information Server product. He has also assembled, inspired and led high performing teams to create pivotal technology companies that he sold to Boeing, Yahoo! and Google.
Ed completed his undergraduate degree and graduate studies at Johns Hopkins University, postgraduate studies at MIT and an eMBA at Babson College. A visionary leader, Ed continues to explore the next wave of transformational technology including the explosion of dig data, AI and machine learning across decentralized systems.
With 35 years in financial services, Brian has held senior positions at investment banks and asset management firms including Goldman Sachs, SAC Capital and Fidelity Investments. While at Fidelity, Brian was President of Fidelity Capital Markets, Global Head of Equity Trading and President of Fidelity International where he was responsible for asset management and distribution across 25 countries. Most recently, Brian was CEO of the global electronic trading firm Liquidnet where he supervised its sale to TP ICAP for $525 million.
Brian graduated from Dartmouth College and is on the Board of Trustees for Avon Old Farms Prep.