Axioma Names Two Sigma's Kicillof To Top Platform Engineering Role

Sep 26 2017 | 5:12pm ET

Enterprise market risk solutions provider Axioma has named former Two Sigma and Microsoft executive Nico Kicillof to the newly created position of head of platform engineering. 

In his new position, Kicillof is expected to help Axioma with one of its core strategic objectives - streamlining flows of content into the company’s growing range of cloud-based products. 

Immediately prior to joining Axioma, Kicillof was head of software development lifecycle at quantitative investment manager Two Sigma for two years. Beforehand, he was with Microsoft Corporation for nearly eight years, where he held a number of engineering positions, most recently principal program manager lead, Operating Systems Group. For six years before that, he was a professor of computer science at the University of Buenos Aires, where he also served as Deputy to the Computer Science Department Chair. 

Founded in 1998 and headquartered in New York, Axioma offers a suite of sophisticated portfolio construction, analytics, risk modeling and optimization tools that help clients create and model portfolios and obtain views of risk across front, middle and back office functions and multiple asset classes. 

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