Chief Executive Officer
Jason Elmer is the Founder and CEO of Drawbridge. In his role, Jason is responsible for leading the firm’s day-to-day operations, expanding its geographic footprint and overseeing the continued global market expansion of its cybersecurity software and services.
Jason has more than 20 years of experience providing FinTech solutions to the alternative investment industry. Before Drawbridge, he served as a Managing Director at Duff & Phelps, where he founded and led the Cybersecurity Services team, working with alternative investment managers across the globe. Prior to that, he was a Partner at Abacus Group, a provider of IT services for alternative investment firms. Throughout his career, Jason has held multiple senior leadership positions within technology firms catering to multiple facets of the global financial services industry.
Jason holds a BS in finance from the Fordham University College of Business Administration.
President, Chief Operating Officer
Scott DePetris is the President and Chief Operating Officer of Drawbridge. He is responsible for developing Drawbridge’s global strategy and scaling our business operations to meet new client and market requirements.
Scott is a recognized FinTech industry visionary with over 20 years of extensive leadership, go-to-market and operational expertise. He currently serves as Executive Advisor and member of the Board of Directors of Broadway Technology, board member at Salt Financial LLC, and chairman of the Greenwich, CT chapter of the prestigious Young Presidents Organization (YPO). DePetris was a founding member, President and COO and board member of Portware, LLC, a leading developer of broker-neutral automated trading software for global equities, futures, options and FX. He spearheaded the sale of Portware to FactSet Research Systems, Inc. He recently served as the Chief Operating Officer at Broadway Technology and earlier in his career he was the co-founder and senior vice president of ExchangeLab, Inc., an intellectual property development company for financial service technologies which incubated and commercialized several successful FinTech startups.
Chief Technology Officer
Viktor Tadijanovic is the Chief Technology Officer of Drawbridge, overseeing its technology initiatives and providing comprehensive cybersecurity subject matter expertise to Drawbridge’s global clients.
Prior to joining Drawbridge, Viktor was the co-founder and Chief Technology Officer at Abacus Group, a provider of IT services for alternative investment firms. During his tenure at Abacus Group, he served as the firm’s technology leader and principal architect of the award-winning Abacus Flex technology platform. Earlier in his career, Viktor was a Senior Systems Architect at the Gerson Lehrman Group (GLG), as well as a Technical Director at Eze Castle Integration, a managed service provider that delivers public cloud, private cloud and cybersecurity services to the global financial services sector, where he was responsible for managing technology delivery to hedge fund clients.
Chief Revenue Officer
Nathan Ford is a Partner and Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) of Drawbridge, where he has global responsibility for company growth, team expansion, new product rollout, partnerships, and client relationship management.
Before joining Drawbridge, Nathan served as an Executive Director and member of the management team at Eze Castle Integration, a managed service provider that delivers public cloud, private cloud and cybersecurity services to the global financial services sector. He held multiple leadership roles during his almost decade-long tenure at Eze, establishing himself as a trusted expert in the industry and a proven leader within the firm.
Nathan brings extensive industry, technology and cybersecurity knowledge critical to institutional investors and regulators and has successfully delivered FinTech solutions throughout his career to private equity, hedge funds, venture capital, and family offices.
Nathan holds a BS in Marketing from Northern Illinois University.
Managing Director, Chief Information Security Officer
Simon Eyre is Managing Director and Head of Europe, leading Drawbridge’s engineering, product, and customer engagement teams across Europe.
Simon brings more than 20 years of deep expertise in the financial services sector as well as IT governance, technology architecture, cybersecurity, and corporate strategy experience to Drawbridge. He most recently served as Director of Information Security at Edge Technology Group and was responsible for cybersecurity for both Edge and its clients. Previously he held multiple senior management roles at Eze Castle Integration, ultimately serving as Director of Service, where he oversaw all IT engineering, client relations and project management throughout London.
Simon is a graduate of Rutgers and NJIT Universities with a degree in Electrical Engineering. He holds a CISSP certification.
Managing Director, Head of Client Services
Darrell Tucker is a Managing Director, service delivery at Drawbridge Partners with 20+ years of industry experience. Prior to Drawbridge, Darrell was Managing Director of Sales & Business Development at Siepe.
Prior to Siepe, he was Managing Director of Business Development at Abacus Group and prior to that Head of US Project Management for Options-IT and Technical Director for BNP Paribas’s Prime Brokerage Division in the Eastern Region. Over the course of his career, Darrell has spent a considerable amount of time building operational efficiencies around project management, client services and technology for financial services clients. He holds a BA in Computer Science from the University of Albany and is based in New York.
Managing Director, Head of Software Development
Mark Rousseau is Managing Director and Head of Software Development at Drawbridge. He brings more than 20 years of technical experience working with ground-breaking financial services and worldwide logistics organizations developing electronic trading systems and data processing systems.
Prior to Drawbridge, Mark held multiple senior development roles including lead developer, software architect and VP of software development. He holds a master’s degree in Physics from the University of Maine and a BS in physics from the University of Connecticut.
Vice President of Strategic Development
Anthony Patti is Vice President of Strategic Development and Founding Member of Drawbridge. Anthony is responsible for business development, product development, marketing, and client relationship development.
He works closely with a range of clients including hedge funds, private equity managers, private equity portfolio companies, venture capital firms and multi-family offices.
Prior to joining Drawbridge, Anthony was part of the Global Cybersecurity Services practice at Duff & Phelps, and earlier held roles at Abacus Group and JP Morgan Chase. Anthony is a graduate of the State University of New York-Maritime College.
Vice President of Client Services
Rebecca Thomas is Vice President of Client Services and Founding Member of Drawbridge. Rebecca is responsible for overseeing the US client services group including managing overall client success and delivery, product development, and team growth.
Prior to joining Drawbridge Partners, Rebecca worked at Duff & Phelps in the Global Cybersecurity Services practice where she managed a range of clients including hedge funds, private equity managers, private equity portfolio companies to create cybersecurity policies and procedures, conduct risk assessments, provide training, perform third-party due diligence, and prepare clients for regulatory examinations as well as investor meetings.
Rebecca received her bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business.
Director of Finance
Jozef Haracz is Director of Finance at Drawbridge, driving the company’s financial planning. Jozef brings more than 12 years of experience in Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), working for global corporations in constantly evolving, demanding and highly analytical environments.
Jozef joined Drawbridge from LVMH Perfumes & Cosmetics, where he managed P&L, forecasting and budgeting processes for Givenchy and Kenzo brands. Prior to that, he served as finance manager at Ralph Lauren, supporting design, merchandising and creative teams, and began his career at Christian Dior supporting North America and Mexico businesses. He holds a BBA from Baruch College.