Eventus

ABOUT EVENTUS

Making Markets Safer

WHO WE ARE

Driving efficiencies in
regulatory operations

Eventus Systems is a leading global provider of multi-asset class trade surveillance and market risk solutions. Our powerful, award-winning Validus platform is easy to deploy, customize and operate across equities, options, futures, foreign exchange (FX), fixed income and digital asset markets.

Validus is proven in the most complex, high-volume and real-time environments of tier-1 banks, broker-dealers, futures commission merchants (FCMs), proprietary trading groups, market centers, buy-side institutions and energy/commodity trading firms. Our rapidly growing client base relies on Validus and our responsive support and product development teams to overcome its most pressing regulatory challenges.

OUR DIFFERENCE

Where Deep Industry Knowledge and High-Performance Computing Converge

POWERFUL Powerful Tools for Demanding Environments

Combining deep industry knowledge with high-performance computing, Eventus provides trade surveillance, market risk and compliance solutions built for the most complex, high-volume and real-time environments.

PROVEN A Proven Track Record

With clients including firms like Credit Suisse, R.J. O’Brien & Associates and Gemini, Eventus has proven its ability to meet the requirements of the most sophisticated firms.

RESPONSIVE Client Responsiveness that is Second to None

Whether it’s providing additional training, delivering new product enhancements, supporting a client’s regulatory inquiry or adding a new market, Eventus’ responsiveness to client needs is second-to-none.

EASY TO USE Easy to Deploy, Easy to Use

Validus is easy to tailor and use with multiple deployment options and hundreds of ready-to-use technology integrations and customizable procedures.

LOWEST TCO Lowest Total Cost of Ownership

The true cost of a surveillance, risk and reconciliation solution extends beyond the price of the software. The Validus platform is designed to maximize the efficiency of a firm’s regulatory operations by helping clients avoid regulatory fines and reputational damage, minimize the amount of time needed to resolve issues and respond to regulatory inquiries and significantly reduce the number of false positives through automation.

    MEET OUR LEADERSHIP

    The Innovators and
    Experts Behind Eventus

    Travis Schwab

    Chief Executive Officer

    Jeff Bell

    Chief Operating Officer

    Perry Barth

    Chief Financial Officer

    Jeff Bolke

    Chief Revenue Officer

    Josh Bosquez

    Chief Technology Officer

    Ollie Cadman

    Chief Product Officer

    Lasen McGettigan

    Vice President of People

    BOARD OF DIRECTORS

    Krishna Srinivasan is a co-founder of LiveOak Venture Partners, an Austin based venture capital firm focused on backing world class category leaders headquartered in Texas, and has been investing in early stage Texas based companies and entrepreneurs since 2000. Prior to founding LiveOak in 2011, Krishna was a Partner at Austin Ventures and previously was with Motorola where he wrote large scale optimization software for supply chain planning.
    Kim Taylor retired from her role as President, Clearing and Post-Trade Services at CME Group in December 2017. She joined CME as an analyst in 1989 and rose to handle risk management in the Clearing House in 1998 and to become President of the CME Clearing House in 2004. She served as CME’s President, Global Operations, Technology & Risk from September 2014 to December 2016.
    Travis Schwab is the CEO of Eventus Systems.
    Ben Cukier has 24 years of experience in growth equity, corporate finance and management consulting, including 21 years in private equity. He has developed a keen understanding of the key players, regulatory environment and complexities of the financial services ecosystem and a passion for helping companies grow. Ben co-founded Centana in 2015, and currently sits on the boards of Centana portfolio companies Jumio, Quantitative Brokers and Alaia Capital. Previously, Ben spent almost 16 years at FTV Capital, a $3.8 billion growth equity manager, where he was a partner, served on the management committee and led the financial services practice. At FTV Capital, Ben led or co-led 11 investments in, and sat on the boards of companies such as Aspire, Cloudmark, ETF Securities, IndexIQ, PowerShares, and Velocity Shares. Before joining FTV Capital, Ben served on the telecommunications and media team at Madison Dearborn Partners in Chicago. Prior to that role, Ben was a consultant at McKinsey & Company in New York in its Corporate Finance practice. Ben received a BS in Finance and a BA in International Relations summa cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
    Richard Gorelick is a seed investor in Eventus Systems. Until February 2020, Richard was Head of Market Structure at DRW, a principal trading firm. Previously, he was co-founder and CEO of RGM Advisors, an automated trading firm that was acquired by DRW in 2017. Prior to RGM, Richard was Chief Strategy Officer of Deja.com and an attorney in Coudert Brothers’ New York office. Richard is the Chairman of the CFTC’s Technology Advisory Committee.

    Fred Hatfield is the founder of Hatfield Advisory Services and a senior advisor at Patomak Global Partners. He also currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for ICE Futures U.S. He served as a CFTC Commissioner from 2004 – 2006 and was Chief of Staff to Senator John Breaux (D-LA) from 1995 – 2004 and U.S. House Majority Whip Tony Coelho (D-CA) from 1980-1989.

    Robb joined Jump in 2021 to build mechanisms that accelerate growth and create scale within Jump’s portfolio companies. Prior to joining Jump, Robb was on the Corporate Business Development team at Amazon, supporting various business teams structure and negotiating complex, first-of-their-kind strategic partnerships. Robb's early career spanned various operating roles, focused on business development, strategy, and product.

    INVESTORS

    Eventus is backed by these premier investors that
    support many of the world's most innovative fintechs

    OUR PARTNERS

    Aligning the best-of-the-best
    on our client’s behalf

    Eventus partners deliver products and services that complement our compliance, surveillance and risk management tools and capabilities. These organizations work closely with us to offer our clients advanced, comprehensive solutions to meet their needs.

    Interested in partnering with us? Contact Us.

    AWARDS

    Eventus is proud to be recognized for
    excellence by these prestigious organizations.

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