Vassil steers Ness’s technology direction. Before joining the company he was CEO and co-founder of Risk Focus, a financial technology consultancy acquired by Ness in 2021. He has lead teams building trade, risk management, and connectivity platforms for some of the largest banks, hedge funds, and clearinghouses.
Vassil started his career in Silicon Valley with one of the pioneers of handwriting recognition, then moved into FinTech as a developer before moving into client management with a risk software vendor. He is a founder and board member of RegTek Solutions, a regulatory software solution acquired by Bloomberg in 2019