Christian is a co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Duco. He has more than 10 years of experience with financial technology and possesses a track record of delivering innovative solutions to the market. In 2014, Christian was named in Financial News' 40 under 40 Rising Stars of Trading and Technology. Before Duco, he founded and sold his previous company, Systemwire, and advised multiple tier one investment banks, fund managers, clearing houses and ISDA on standards and data strategy. Christian holds a BSc and PhD in Computer Science from University College London, and is a winner of its medal of the Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences. He is passionate about bringing innovation from the university lab to industry.