Areas of Expertise: FinTech / Technology / Product Management / Product Management / Advancing to the C – suite / Global Leadership / Startup / Early Stage Ventures / Entrepreneurship / Financial Services / Financial Services / Business Development / Cyber Security
Daniel Romanelli's career in financial technology has taken him from the back office to the front, software and network engineering to product management and executive leadership, and has provided international experience within exchanges, broker/dealers, clearing firms and vendors. He has lead a turnaround for a FinTech software startup, grown independent business lines, and launched multiple electronic execution products.
Dan is currently the Chief Strategy Officer at USAM Group, where he helped found USAM Group Inc., a New York City based, sales and marketing agency, with offices in London, Chicago, and Toronto, that specializes in the fintech sector. Dan is responsible for the vision and business development of USAM Group and its clients. He works closely with clients (from initial introduction through full deployment) to cost effectively grow their revenue faster and more cost-effectively than they could if they hired and managed a sales team.
Previously, Dan helped firms evolve their cyber security risk programs at Delta Risk LLC, a Chertoff Group Company, by bringing proven competency to their compliance and technology operations. Specializing in financial technology and finance firms of all stripes, his practice helps assess and enhance client firms' posture prior to an incident through assessments, exercises, and policy reviews.
At NYSE Technologies, he was responsible for sell-side strategy and solutions for Platform Services, managed technology services that enable firms to outsource their trading infrastructure and applications. Prior to joining NYSE Technologies, Mr. Romanelli worked at Merrill Lynch, where he managed the Chicago cash equity DMA and Sponsored Access support desks along with managing multiple client-facing projects ranging from options OMS development, low latency order routing, post-trade clearing processes, and compliance risk analytics. He has also worked as a Managing Director at RISC, LLC, an options analytics and auto-quoting software vendor.
Mr. Romanelli currently resides in Chicago and completed his EMBA at the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business. He graduated from DeVry University with a BS in Electronics Engineering Technology.