Axioma Names Nico Kicillof of Two Sigma and Microsoft as Managing Director, Head of Platform Engineering
Thursday, September 21st, 2017
Axioma announced today the appointment of Nico Kicillof to the newly created position of Managing Director, Head of Platform Engineering. He was previously Head of Software Development Lifecycle at Two Sigma, the technology-driven institutional investor, since 2015.
“Streamlining flows of content into Axioma’s expanding range of cloud-based products and solutions is a core strategic objective,” said Ian Webster, Chief Operating Officer. “Only the cloud gives us the cost-efficient computing power, access to the latest technologies, and the scalability and flexibility required to create the robust on-demand data and analytics that are critical to the success of our clients.”
“Nico’s extensive engineering experience will help to ensure that Axioma remains at the forefront of the development of cloud-based solutions, providing the world’s most forward-thinking financial institutions with reliable and scalable modern data infrastructures,” said Webster.
Before joining Two Sigma, Kicillof was with Microsoft Corporation for nearly eight years, where he held a number of engineering positions, most recently Principal Program Manager Lead, Operating Systems Group. For six years before that, he was a professor of computer science at the University of Buenos Aires, where he also served as Deputy to the Computer Science Department Chair. Kicillof holds an MS in computer science and an undergraduate degree from the University of Buenos Aires. He also studied at ESLAI (Escuela Superior Latino-Americana de Informática).
Axioma is a leading provider of enterprise risk management, portfolio construction, and risk and regulatory reporting solutions that offer incomparable insights into the constantly evolving state of risk. Financial institutions worldwide rely on Axioma’s sophisticated suite of tools and flexible open platform technology to unify the view of risk across front, middle and back office functions, helping to drive efficiency and bring transparency to performance. Axioma has received numerous accolades for its innovative technology, which serves as the centerpiece of its clients’ risk management strategy. In 2016, its enterprise risk management solution, Axioma Risk, was named Best Buy-Side Risk/Portfolio Analytics Product at the Buy-Side Technology Awards and the Best Innovative Solution at the L’Agefi AMtech Day Awards. Axioma was also included on the Chartis RiskTech100® 2017, a ranking of the world’s most significant risk and compliance technology companies. Axioma is headquartered in New York, with offices throughout Europe and Asia-Pacific. The Axioma logos and product brands are trademarks/service marks of Axioma, Inc. For more information please visit www.axioma.com. Follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.