SDCC Europe

Our management is a mix of highly experienced industry experts from both the FinTech and Digital Industry. We combine considerable entrepreneurial experience with a background from working in leading positions in renowned companies such as Eurex, Algorithmics, Deutsche Börse and Calypso Technology.

As a founders team we have made the decision to build up the company, because we are convinced that blockchain technology has the potential to massively improve scaleability, transparency and security of financial service offerings.

Join us on our journey to shape the future of a whole industry.

Frederick Friedman

CEO (Chief Executive Officer)

Dr. Dietmar Schnabel

CTO (Chief Technology Officer)

Marc Rohde

COO (Chief Operating Officer)

Rob Crozier

Head of Professional Services

Alexander J. Boos

Head of Legal
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Naomi Klaes

CRO (Chief Revenue Officer)

Thomas A. Schwiertz

Managing Founder

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Our Advisors

Every team works better with a group of advisors to support them. They are proven experts in their line of work and provide valuable input.

Poh Chuen

Relationship Manager Singapore

Hendrik Kempfert

Industry Expert & Serial Entrepreneur

Jochen Diel

Industry Expert

Prof. Dr. Christian Fries

Mathematisches Institut Universität München
Career

We are hiring!

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Frederick Friedman

CEO Global

With over 25 years of experience in the financial sector and a NASD-licensed securities broker background from Paine Webber and Merrill Lynch, Frederick brings an unparalleled level of expertise to the table.

He has also worked for multiple vendors such as Bloomberg, FIS, Finastra, Moody’s Analytics and Wolters Kluwer where he excelled in sales/account management. He has a strong track record in sales of complex software solutions for derivatives trading, risk management and regulatory reporting. Frederick has extensive knowledge of operational processes and regulatory requirements in banking, insurance and asset management.

Frederick’s professional mission is centered around helping customers find intelligent technology solutions which can streamline capital markets operations while improving efficiency levels significantly. We have no doubt that by appointing someone like him who possesses both expertise & experience will make sure SDCC Global achieves its goals towards creating safer financial marketplaces globally!

Dr. Dietmar Schnabel

CTO (Chief Technology Officer)

After finishing his Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics at Johann Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt Dietmar spend most of his professional career in finance. Dietmar is a FinTech veteran and he has a strong focus on implementing and customizing trading and risk systems.

He worked for large institutional clients like Deutsche Bank as well as software vendors.

Project execution at Calypso Technology led him throughout Europe and North- and South America.

Marc Rohde

COO (Chief Operating Officer)

Marc is a qualified ‚Bankkaufmann‘ with more than 20 years of experience in the industry. His focus was laid on operational activities at various institutions such as LBBW, Commerzbank, Deutsche Bank and Clearstream Banking. At Clearstream he was responsible for the smooth processing of clients’ GC pooling transactions and collateral management towards Deutsche Bundesbank and Eurex. In addition, he represented his section in numerous projects, such as the introduction of T2S, implementation of new products, system enhancements and process relocations. After leaving Clearstream he focused on his second fi eld of interest: cultural management and now is excited to take over new responsibilities at XVA Blockchain.

Rob Crozier

CRO (Chief Risk Officer)
Head of Collateral Management

Rob began his career over 20 years ago working in back-office line and project roles for various investment banks in London and Frankfurt including Barclays Capital, UBS and Deutsche Bank..

In 2008 he joined Calypso Professional Services as a specialist for the Back Office, Accounting and Collateral Management modules.

After leaving Calypso in 2012, Rob took on a leading role in successful Collateral Management implementations at both LCH and UniCredit before moving to Eurex Clearing to work on rolling out its OTC Interest Rates Clearing platform.

Alexander J. Boos

Head of Legal
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Alex is the Head of legal affairs. He has been practicing law for more than 12 years with a degree from Johannes-Gutenberg-University in Mainz. He is also our Chief Financial Officer.

Naomi Klaes

CRO (Chief Revenue Officer) and Head of HR

As Head of HR Naomi is for example responsible for hiring processes and improving employee engagement. As CRO Naomi is, in general, responsible for growing the companies revenue. Besides these responsibilities she is studying law at Johannes-Gutenberg-University in Mainz.

Thomas A. Schwiertz

Managing Founder

Thomas has over 16 years experience working in the financial industry in various roles across companies such as Algorithmics, Fitch Group or Eurex Clearing, Deutsche Börse. He is physicist and he has a strong background in statistical finance. Prior to his role at our company Thomas was managing founder at CVA Services GmbH, a German consultancy specialized in risk management and regulatory reporting for banks, asset managers, and insurances. In his career he supported over 20 institutional clients in projects related to risk, reporting, and digitalization.

Hendrik Kempfert

Industry Expert & Serial Entrepreneur

Manager positions at Adform, virtual minds AG, Yieldlab AG and many more. Currently he supports the Logistics Summit as a Sales Director. Hendrik’s skill set includes entrepreneurship, GDPR, Media Buying Solutions, Programmatic Buying, DMP, DSP, SSP, RTB, Crosse-Device, Device Recognition, Profiling, Adserving, Targeting, ReTargeting, Tracking, Streaming, RichMedia, GeoTargeting, Online Marketing, and knowledge behind clicks.

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