Keyvan Azami is a veteran investment banking executive with nearly 15 years’ experience managing technology-driven front-office operations. With Barclays Capital since 2005, he has served as the director and global head of rates for eTrading technology the past year. Keyvan Azami led the effort for Rates technology to connect to key Swap Execution Facilities (SEF) ahead of US Dodd-Frank regulation that became effective late 2013.
As a fixed-income IT developer and consultant with BNP Paribas in London in the early 2000s, Mr. Azami employed XP and Agile techniques and designed a business intelligence platform. This innovative system was tailored to the needs of chief operating officers and front-office sales managers. Mr. Azami also oversaw development of a core deal-management system that effectively collected and utilized global trading systems’ transaction data. Keyvan Azami is active in his community and takes part in the annual Cycle for Survival event in support of rare blood cancer research and education.