Tom Zschach is Head of Technology and Operations, based in New York. He joined as Chief Information Officer (CIO) in September 2014 and assumed oversight of Operations in 2016.
In leading the Technology division, Tom is responsible for ensuring technological solutions that provide performance and capacity are implemented in order to support strategic business requirements, driven by continually evolving FX trading demands and growth.
Tom has extensive experience in delivering technology and business performance improvements in investment banking and market infrastructure businesses. Before joining CLS, he was CIO at LCH.Clearnet where he led the technology function through a major business transformation program and an acquisition by the London Stock Exchange.
Prior to this, he served as Managing Director and Global Head of Rate & Currencies Technology at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, supporting the Markets businesses. He has also held various senior technology roles at Barclays Capital and Credit Suisse First Boston, with an emphasis on electronic trading and client facing systems.
Tom studied computer science and finance at California State University, Sacramento and holds a MBA from Trium, an alliance between New York University Stern School of Business, the London School of Economics and Political Science and HEC School of Management, Paris.