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© BondIT 2019

295 Madison Avenue, 12th Floor, New York, NY 10017   |   212.972.6990 

Hamenofim 2, Seaview Building B, Floor 5, Herzliya, Israel 4672553  |  +972.9779.2500 

About Us.

Building fixed income portfolios is a painful process for all involved as fragmented data makes it difficult for portfolio managers and advisors to compile meaningful advice for each and every client. Even the best attempts at creating individualised portfolios for clients are often stumped by the limited tools available and yield sub-optimal results.


BondIT was founded in 2012 to tackle this problem. Our team expertise spans across fixed income, data science, and machine learning. The team combines market experience from fixed income experts with technical know-how from researchers and developers who have come together to find solutions for the bond market. Now, using BondIT's sanitised data, powerful machine-learning algorithms and a super intuitive user interface, we deliver the world of fixed income on a silver platter to you, all in a matter of seconds.

 

We are always on the lookout for superior talents. Please refer to Careers to find out more about position openings.

The Team.

 
Founder, Chief Executive Officer
Etai Ravid

Etai holds a B.A. in Business Administration and an M.A. in Finance from Wollongong University. He is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst and is studying for his CFA. He has vast experience in portfolio management and equity valuation.

Chief Scientist; Technology Co-founder
Hillel Raz

Hillel holds a PhD in Mathematical Physics from the University of California, Davis. His thesis required solving multi-body problems in statistical mechanics, both in classical and quantum frameworks. Hillel was a postdoctoral fellow at Cardiff University, Wales and a visiting postdoctoral fellow at the Weizmann Institute. His well-published paper dealt with graph theory. 

Chief Technology Officer
Amit Godel

Amit holds an M.Sc. in Physics from the Weizmann Institute and a B.Sc. in Mathematics and Physics from Tel Aviv University. He served as an intelligence officer in Haman Talpiot, the elite army unit.

Vice President, Product​
Ari Engelhart

Ari holds an MBA in Finance from DePaul University Kellstadt Graduate School of Business and a B.S. in Information and Decision Sciences from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He has 15 years of experience in fixed income business analysis, project management, and product management from companies including HSBC, Morningstar and Deloitte’s.

Vice President, Research & Development
Nimrod Bar On

Nimrod holds a BSc. in Maths from Bar Ilan University, and an MBA in Finance from Yonsei University in Korea. Nirmod has extensive knowledge across finance, data and IT.

Vice President, Research & Development
Shay Fox

Shay holds a B.Sc. in Information Systems from the Ben Gurion University of the Negev. He is a specialist in relational databases and big data clusters. As a DBA team leader at Kenshoo, he managed the large-scale production of MYSQL instances environment and a big data clusters platform. Previously, he led the deployment and DBA team at Media Mind.

Head of Sales, North America
Andrew V. Merrill

Andrew holds a B.A. in Economics from Harvard University. He has over 15 years experience in Fixed Income, with a focus on Sales and Trading. 

Andrew began his Fixed Income career in New York at Bear Stearns covering a range of buy side accounts in the full spectrum of Fixed Income Instruments. He joined J.P. Morgan Securities in 2008 and continued this coverage. Throughout his time with Bear Stearns and J.P. Morgan Securities Andrew helped buy side accounts achieve maximum total return in the Fixed Income markets through portfolio construction that adhered to specified parameters and risk constraints.

Chief Strategy & Business Development Officer
Nir Milo

Nir is a Fintech leader driving strategy, business development, innovation and operation with some of the largest financial technology companies.

Before joining BondIT, Nir was the COO of Finastra transaction banking division and was leading Finastra payments business in Central Europe.

Prior to Finastra, Nir was heading strategic innovation with D+H, and held number of executive positions with Fundtech and SunGard.

Nir Holds MSc in Technology and Finance from Tel Aviv University.

Vice President, Finanace
Dana Winkler

Dana has more than 22 years of experience in accounting, business, finance and law, specializing in global operations. 

Before joining  BondIT, Dana’s experience included leadership positions in business and finance at Comverse Technology and Plasan.

Dana is a CPA and earned a BA in Finance and an MA in Law from Bar Ilan University.