John Racioppi, CEO and Co-founder
John is a member of the Robosig founding team and has joined Robosig to focus on business development and strategy. John is a seasoned Silicon Valley enterprise software executive having experience as Director of Business Development at IBM in their transaction systems software group, Borland, as GM of North America for their tools and infrastructure business, and VP Enterprise at Trend Micro. John also has extensive start up experience forming and growing SaaS companies. John also serves as an advisor and growth consultant to a number of startup ventures. John received his BS in Economics and MBA from the University of Pittsburgh.
Richard Preschern, CIO and Co-founder
Richard actively traded various asset classes as an independent trader and electronic market-maker on and off the floor in Chicago from 2000-2014 before focusing on fully automated FX strategies. Richard specializes in optimizing FX trading strategies and risk management solutions.
Richard graduated with a degree in Economics from Northwestern University in 1997.
Michael Schwaiger, CFO and Co-founder
Prior to co-founding RoboSig, Michael commenced his professional career in banking. As director of a regional Austrian bank, he was in charge of the loan department as well as the underlying risk management. In that role, Michael gained experience in commercial risk management.
Michael holds University degrees in Engineering and Economics as well as a PhD in Commercial Law from Johannes Kepler University.
Dieter Marlovics, COO and CTO
Prior to joining RoboSig as CTO, Dieter was Partner and Chief Information Officer for Gelber Group, LLC, an algorithmic global proprietary trading firm. Under his technology leadership and incessant entrepreneurial drive, Gelber Group evolved to become a highly profitable global algorithmic trading firm with over $100 Million in capital and more than nine data centers in three different countries. He is also the Founder of ReallyColor, LLC, which has built patented technology that allows users to turn their photos into coloring pages. Digital and physical ReallyColor gift cards have been sold in US retail brands like Toys “R” Us, BJ’s Wholesale, Sam’s Club, and others.
Dieter holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Northwestern University and an MBA from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management.
Ullas is a seasoned venture capitalist, angel investor and entrepreneur with over two decades of entrepreneurial and early-stage investment experience across over 350 companies. Prior to founding Streamlined Ventures, he co-founded investment firm Cota Capital. Prior to that, Ullas was a senior member of the investment team for 12 years at Globespan Capital and helped build the firm. Ullas was recently recognized by Forbes as one of the top 50 Angel Investors globally. Before his institutional investing career Ullas was a top-ranked Wall Street research analyst at FAC Equities/First Albany. He was recognized by the Wall Street Journal and Fortune Magazine as a Wall Street All Star.