By utilizing blockchain technology, 9th Gear increases transparency for regulators while ensuring availability of funds and reducing capital requirements to better serve traders and lenders.
We've linked the chains. It's time to trade.
9th Gear Technologies is the only B2B institutional marketplace that enables same day Foreign Exchange (FX) transactions with on-demand liquidity. We offer greater transparency, reduced risk and lower cost to vastly more participants. Through a digital transformation of the backend, 9th Gear has re-imagined the FX transaction, moving from a process where a handful of global banks dominate the FX market and trades take two days to settle, to a trade that is open to new participants and can be completed in minutes. 9th Gear leverages the smart contracts and distributed ledger of a private permissioned blockchain to transform this $5.1 trillion daily industry.
Maryanne brings over 25 years as a corporate veteran of finance, marketing and advertising. She is an expert on blockchain, ICOs and cryptocurrency and is an active angel investor. Previously, she was CEO and founder of a start-up accelerator focusing on faster paths to monetization.
A Silicon Valley tech veteran, David brings extensive financial operations experience working with high tech manufacturing companies, where he led large scale technology implementations and participated in multiple initial public offerings.
Maryanne brings over 25 years as a corporate veteran of finance, marketing and advertising. She is an expert on blockchain, ICOs and cryptocurrency and is an active angel investor. Previously, she was CEO and founder of a start-up accelerator focusing on faster paths to monetization. Maryanne is also a member of the Board of Directors.
Declan brings 30 years of financial services experience including custodial, brokerage, asset management, banking and insurance services. Past roles include VP of Strategy at AIG Life & Retirement, CFO & Chief Risk Officer of John Hancock’s wholesale and retail distribution networks, as well as CFO & Treasurer of GunnAllen Financial, Inc. where he was a member of the turnaround team.
Mary-Lou brings tremendous passion, strategic depth and more than 25 years of high tech sales, marketing and leadership experience. She is a tenured CMO, board member and advisor from several technology start-ups.
Kathy has deep business and management experience in capital markets, asset management and wealth management. She held senior technology and operations leadership positions where she built and integrated global operating infrastructures.
Simon brings over 25 years of financial technology sales and management experience. He has served on several boards and has deep expertise in building, mentoring and managing successful sales teams across the globe. His career has focused on the financial service sector selling solutions to asset managers, banks, hedge funds and custodians.
Gretchen brings 25 years of financial services experience spanning product manufacturers, securities clearing firms and retail distribution. She has focused her career on creating, building and expanding these businesses.
Steve’s 25+ year career has focussed on the intersection of financial services and technology including product and operations roles for asset management programs, payment systems, brokerage trading and private client portals.
Fran brings over 15 years of capital markets experience including senior roles in treasury and investment services. Her primary focus has been process redesign and change management to optimize team dynamics and effectiveness.
Bob Bunje is a seasoned executive with over 50 years of experience in financial services, and consulting. He offers specific focus in M&A, IPO’s as well as financial strategy and budgetary oversight.
Jim is a Silicon Valley finance veteran with more than 25 years of experience at multiple technology startups in the CFO and financial executive positions.
Carrie is currently serving as a Principal at Fenway Financial Advisors. She has worked in financial services for over 25 years, around the world, including leadership roles for institutional advisers as well as developing and selling trading systems to traders.
As a 30+ year expert of the finance industry, Jim has a deep understanding of all aspects of institutional banking including capital raises, risk management and debt/lending strategies. He has also been closely involved in the structuring and execution of some of the largest acquisition finance deals completed to date.
David brings 20 years of foreign exchange and interest rate derivatives sales and trading experience. He is an expert in cross-currency swaps, FX options, as well as derivative accounting and analytics services. He also brings technical expertise in regulatory, compliance, and risk management issues.
Phil brings over 30 years of experience in the financial technology and capital markets arena. He has been involved in multiple efforts to improve the current market structure, clearing and settlement activities in foreign exchange (FX). Phil also served as a board member at the FXPA.
With a background in strategy, operations, and deal-making, Aman has worked with a variety of startups and has recently focussed blockchain application including expertise in the business and regulatory implications of utilizing blockchains and tokenizing assets.
Josiah has a deep understanding of security and access engineering, operations and product planning with a proven track record of driving breakout growth in engineering services team by consistently reducing cost while increasing performance.