President & CEO
Michael Ruvo joined BondWave as President in December 2013 and assumed the dual role of CEO in March 2016. In these roles, Michael is leading the next stage of BondWave’s evolution into a premier fixed income intelligence platform to facilitate insight driven trading, enhance market liquidity and improve fixed income transparency. Previously, Michael spent over 10 years at DPC DATA, the last 7 as President and Director, during which time he transformed the company into the premier provider of disclosure at the point of sale and monitoring solutions for the municipal bond market. Prior to his tenure at DPC DATA, Michael served as EVP of Global Operations at Capital Access International, a provider of global fixed-income data solutions, and helped facilitate the sale of the company to Reuters in 2002. Michael holds a BS in Finance from Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, PA.
Managing Director, Chief Information Officer
Michael Chintala joined BondWave in November 2014 and currently serves as Chief Information Officer responsible for data and product management. Prior to joining BondWave, Michael spent almost 10 years as a Senior Vice President at DPC DATA, where he was responsible for securities reference and disclosure databases, managing both on and off-shore data operations, and assisting in product development and support. Prior to his tenure at DPC DATA, Michael served over 8 years as Vice President of Global Data Operations for Capital Access International, a provider of global fixed-income data solutions, building experience in global securities markets and expertise in managing large-scale reference and holdings databases.
Managing Director, Information Lab
Paul Daley joined as Managing Director of BondWave’s Information Lab after serving as head of execution and account management for SunGard’s Fox River Execution where he was responsible for overseeing trading activities in the US, Canada and Japan. In addition to managing the firm’s strategic relationships, Mr. Daley published papers on high-frequency trading, spread time series studies, liquidity modeling, dark pool trading and the nickel spread pilot program. He was also responsible for designing new algorithmic trading strategies and trading suites. Prior to joining Fox River, Mr. Daley was head of quantitative trading at UBS O’Connor, a multi-strategy hedge fund. He was also head of derivative and portfolio trading sales at Merrill Lynch and served as the global head of equity indexing at ABN Investment Management (now a part of Northern Trust Global Advisors). Mr. Daley graduated from the University of Chicago with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics, and received his MBA from the University of Chicago with a concentration in Finance.
Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer
Mike De Feo oversees the operational areas of the firm including compliance, human resources, client and vendor agreements and billing. Prior to joining BondWave, Mike worked as a registered representative and mortgage-backed securities trader at First Trust Portfolios, LP. In addition to his current duties, Mike’s responsibilities over his 16-year career have included fixed income trading, sales, as well as related technology design and development. He earned his BS in Finance from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, IL.
Managing Director, Business Development
Tony Miscimarra joined BondWave as Managing Director of Business Development in June 2016. Tony has more than 30 years of experience as a bond salesman, bond trader and electronic fixed income financial technology innovator. In addition to his business development responsibilities, Tony also oversees BondWave’s other revenue and business development initiatives. Tony’s addition to BondWave’s management team adds an important perspective to our plans to further innovate fixed income intelligence tools. Previously, Tony spent the past two plus years as a Managing Director at Tradeweb Direct, a Wealth Management ATS, where he helped manage Tradeweb’s acquisition and assimilation of BondDesk Group. Tony’s professional history includes senior management roles at BondDesk Group, Instinet Fixed Income, UBS Securities, among others. He has a long history as a registered securities professional. Additionally, Tony holds a BA in Political Science & Economics from the University of Pittsburgh.
Managing Director, Product Management
Ken Mwangi leads product management at BondWave and also plays a key role in client training and ongoing client relationship management. Ken oversees the firm’s software products and manages requested client enhancements for existing BondWave products. Ken has been awarded the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and is a member of the CFA Society of Chicago and the CFA Institute. Prior to his role in product management, Ken championed BondWave’s former service-oriented business, where he managed fixed-income strategy; strategy implementation; and credit research. Ken is a graduate of Northern Illinois University with a B.S. in Finance.
Managing Director, Product Management & Design
Matt Treter is responsible for products and content strategies at BondWave. Matt oversees the design and content of the firm’s software products as well as BondWave’s service-oriented products and fixed-income research. Prior to joining BondWave, Matt worked as a municipal bond trader at First Trust Portfolios. Matt’s responsibilities over his 20-year career have included bond trading, fixed income portfolio strategies, and technology design & development. Matt is a recipient of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. He graduated with a BA in Economics from Wheaton College in Wheaton, IL. He is also a member of the CFA Society of Chicago and the CFA Institute.
Managing Director, Chief Technology Officer
Jonathan Volle is responsible for technical direction and product development. Prior to joining BondWave, Jonathan was a managing director at Enterprise Group, Ltd., where he was responsible for managing business intelligence and web site development projects for Fortune 50 companies. Jonathan’s responsibilities over his 20-year career as an IT professional include designing, developing, and managing projects in manufacturing, pharmaceutical, cartographic, and financial sectors. He earned his BS in Industrial Engineering from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, IL.