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Ron Papanek

Ron Papanek

Head of Data Business


Ron Papanek is Head of Symbiont’s Data Management Business. Since Symbiont’s founding in 2015, he has worked in partnership with Symbiont’s clients in designing and implementing new business models enabled by blockchain and smart contract technology Ron led the recent rollout of the Index Data platform – one of the first production implementations of blockchain technology within the asset management industry.

Ron has also led several of Symbiont’s initiatives including private equity and catastrophe swaps. A blockchain investor and advocate since 2013, Mr. Papanek is a frequent speaker on blockchain topics in financial services, government and law.

Prior to joining Symbiont, Ron led the Americas Alternative Investments Analytics Business at MSCI, Inc. including the HedgePlatform investor risk transparency business at RiskMetrics Group.

Ron spent 10 years at J.P. Morgan, as Vice President responsible for market-making and proprietary trading in equity derivatives, mortgage-backed securities, and treasuries.

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