Engaged by LLR

2012

Industry Focus

Financial Technology, Software

Biography

Farid uses his industry expertise, gained from more than 25 years of experience starting and running financial technology firms, to help LLR evaluate new investment opportunities. He also supports the strategic initiatives of LLR’s portfolio companies, currently serving as CEO of Professional Trading Solutions.

Farid is most recently founder and CEO of Document Depository Corporation (DocDep), a provider of data management solutions to alternative investment management companies. He previously founded FNX Limited, which grew to become the leading provider of financial derivative instruments technology to over 120 of the largest financial institutions worldwide. FNX was acquired by GL Trade Corporation, where Farid served as CEO of the capital markets group. Farid was also one of the first investors and a long time board member of Gain Capital, which had its IPO in December of 2010. Over the past decade, Farid has been an Entrepreneur-in-Residence and a guest lecturer at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Current Boards: Professional Trading Solutions, Tech 24 / Commercial Food Service Repair, YPO International

Previous Boards: Aline GRC, FX Bridge, Gain Capital

Education

Emory University (B.B.A.), Wharton (M.B.A.)