The WSD Group

WSD: Helping you take your business to the next level
We offer a range of digital transformation solutions to banks, private equity firms and corporates. Since starting operations in 2009, we have formed successful long-term relationships with a number of global clients. With offices in London and New York and service centers in all major time zones, we have a footprint that allows us to serve our customers wherever they are located.

Our mission

Our mission is to push the boundaries of automation for legal and financial applications by combining our deep domain knowledge in these sectors with state-of-the-art technology and cost-effective managed services.

What we offer

We offer a range of industry-specific solutions designed to automate repetitive processes using a mix of technology, near-shore support services and experienced professionals. We have special expertise in listed and OTC derivatives, data extraction, document and workflow automation, and contract lifecyle management.

How we work

We are a team of experienced professionals with a deep commitment to innovation and client service, and a track record in large-scale regulatory projects. We have been in business since 2009 and are not backed by venture capital or private equity, which means we can take the long view and form strategic partnerships with our clients for lasting success

Team

Mathias Strasser
Chief Executive Officer
Mathias Strasser
Chief Executive Officer
Mathias has practiced law for more than 20 years and has worked in the legal tech world for over ten years. He has broad legal experience and is a recognized expert in derivatives law and automation, having founded WallStreetDocs, RegXchange, PRIIP Cloud and Scissero. Mathias holds an LL.M. from Harvard Law School, and a Mag.lur and Dr.lur in law from the University of Vienna.
Barry Jones
Chief Technology Officer
Barry Jones
Chief Technology Officer
Barry is an IT professional with 25 years of commercial experience gained throughout a broad range of businesses and industries. He specializes in designing microservice architectures and building robust, scalable web services, and provides leadership on enterprise projects. Barry designed WSD’s core infrastructure and application architecture, built the software teams, and manages its software development practices.
Swapnil Jagtap
Chief Information Officer
Swapnil Jagtap
Chief Information Officer
Swapnil is an IT Professional with 22 years of experience delivering high-quality software, leading globally distributed agile teams, using industry best practices. He worked at Deutsche Bank for nearly eleven years prior to joining WSD, and leads our IT strategy for delivery, operations, information security and infrastructure modernization to improve customer experience. Swapnil holds an M.S. in Software Systems.
Jane Case
Head of Services
Jane Case
Head of Services
Jane heads the RegXchange industry utility in addition to running WSD's professional services team. Among her responsibilities as Head of RegXchange is the representation of its 23 members in various industry groups and vis-a-vis regulators on current and upcoming legislative projects. Jane holds a joint M.B.A./M. Sc. from the University of Oxford - Said Business School.
Andrew Fox
Head of Documents
Andrew Fox
Head of Documents
Andrew heads WSDocuments and is responsible for implementing global document automation projects. He liaises with clients to compile and address all document automation feature requests and oversees the template creation and maintenance process. Andrew holds a B.Sc. in Internet Computing from Canterbury University.
Darya Yelova
Head of Digital
Darya Yelova
Head of Digital
Darya heads WSDigital and is responsible for designing, developing and rolling out the different components of the Scissero platform. She holds a B.Sc. in Mathematics and Economics from University of Exeter, an M.Sc., in Political Economy from London School of Economics and an M.Sc. in Finance and Accounting from University of Westminster.
Tiago Fernandes
Head of Data and Head of Sales, Europe
Tiago Fernandes
Head of Data and Head of Sales, Europe
Tiago heads WSData and European Sales, and is responsible for managing and improving WSD's structured products database along with providing market intelligence to investment banks and hedge funds. He develops key growth sales strategies in Europe and regularly attends international structured products conferences. Tiago holds an M.Sc. and a B.Sc. from ISCTE Business School.
Joe Burris
Head of Sales, North America
Joe Burris
Head of Sales, North America
Joe manages business development and client relations for the Americas at WSD. He is an industry expert for structured products with strong ties to the market leaders. Prior to joining WSD, Joe was the Head of Global Sales at Structured Retail Products (SRP). He holds an MBA from Fairleigh Dickinson University and a B.S. from The University of Florida.
Renu Gogna
Office Operations Manager
Renu Gogna
Office Operations Manager
Renu is responsible for keeping the WSD office running smoothly and overseeing administrative support, as well as providing support services to keep projects moving. She is a strong administrative professional and an experienced office manager with a 20-year history of working in law firms, including Norton Rose Fulbright, Sullivan & Cromwell, and Bracewell (UK) LLP (formerly Bracewell & Giuliani).
We have strong client relationships with 25 leading banks and some of the world’s top private equity firms.
We have received industry awards for our success in building key parts of the European infrastructure for structured products and OTC derivatives.

Best Systems Implementation Efficiency and Support

Best Technology Solution

Best KID Provider

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