Executive Vice President,
Head of Technology and Operations
Rodrigo Parrode is the Executive Vice President, of Technology & Operations at Wedbush Securities. He is also the Global CIO/CTO for Wedbush Financial Services. In these roles he is responsible for the maintenance and continuous development of all technology inside and outside of the firm. Additionally, he ensures the platform side of the business execution is performed properly and in synch for optimal support.
Rodrigo has over 20 years of experience in the IT, banking, and operations spaces. Prior to joining Wedbush, Rodrigo was a Managing Director at Merrill Lynch where he served as an Executive Director responsible for the Wealth Management Sales Enablement and Advisory platforms and at JPMorgan Chase where he served as Asset Management Latam CTO and head of middle office, he also led the strategy and development of the global Wealth Management Discretionary Platforms, the Advisory Platforms and Document Management. He began his career at Deutsche Bank in London as a trading platforms developer.
Rodrigo is a graduate of Royal Holloway, University of London where he received a BSc in Computer Science, he is also a graduate of University College London (UCL) where he received an MSc in Data Communications, Networks and Distributed Systems, and FIA – Fundação Instituto de Administração where he received a Master of Business Administration in Accounting Finance.