Tony has over 30 years experience as an entrepreneur and leader in technology, managing successful innovation in companies ranging from software startups to global financial corporations. Tony started his career at Merrill Lynch as a programmer, ultimately progressing to CTO of Merrill Lynch Private Wealth Management. Tony also served as Managing Director and Chief Technology Officer at both UBS and Deutsche Bank, where he was responsible for the engineering of Global Platform Services. Tony was also co-founder and CIO of Cicero, providing core technology platforms for large enterprise corporate clients. Tony holds a BS of Engineering from West Virginia University and also holds two technology patents for Seamless Application Interface Manager and Distributed Adaptive Computing.