KopenTech’s mission is
that advance the
simplicity of structured
Software engineers and
working together to create a
more resilient market.
We design trading solutions
that simplify the work of
clients causing positive ripple
effects in the industry.
Olga Chernova, the founder of KopenTech, is a serial entrepreneur. Ms. Chernova started her career at Goldman Sachs in 1999 and subsequently ran structured credit groups at Dillon Read and JPMorgan. She is the founder and CIO of Sancus Capital Management, where she introduced the groundbreaking market innovation called Applicable Margin Reset (AMR), which revolutionized the process of refinancing CLO liabilities. At KopenTech, she has successfully implemented her innovation through a multi-dealer online refinancing auctions. Ms. Chernova has spearheaded the development of all KopenTech products, including the innovative trading protocol known as LiveBidding.LinkedIn
Head of Product
Anna is responsible for the development and execution of the company's product strategy. Upon joining KopenTech at the company formation, Ms. Gryb established the founding software engineering, design, product development, and operations teams and successfully scaled them to over 50 contributors. Ms. Gryb manages the entire product development lifecycle along with operations of the firm. Prior to joining KopenTech, Anna consulted for senior executives and CTOs in the finance and healthcare industries. Originally from Kharkiv, Ukraine, Mrs. Gryb holds a master’s degree in applied mathematics from Kharkiv National University.LinkedIn
Director of Distribution
Rob is KopenTech’s Director of Distribution, responsible for growing the user base of the company’s products.
He began his banking career in Citibank’s loan syndications business before transitioning to BNP Paribas as a marketer and structurer of credit products covering hedge funds, banks and insurance companies.
Rob was part of a team that successfully launched Razorbill Advisors, a credit arbitrage hedge fund. After the sale of Razorbill, he joined Sun Life’s ‘Ryan Labs Asset Management’ in a business development capacity raising capital for their different funds. Rob received his undergraduate degree from Seton Hall University and an MBA from Georgetown University.
Head of Business Development
Anthony serves as KopenTech's Head of Business Development and works side-by-side with investors and managers as they use KopenTech’s platform to simplify structured products. Before joining KopenTech, Anthony spent several years focusing on finTech solutions for private debt lenders and CLO managers/investors. Prior to his work in finTech, Anthony had senior roles at Guggenheim Partners, Wells Fargo, Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs. Anthony earned an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management and a Mechanical Engineering degree from UCLA, where he was also a 4-year letterman in football.LinkedIn
Kamilla serves as a Quantitative Associate, working on research and development of analytical graphs for the KopenTech platform, and data analysis of primary and secondary CLO markets. Prior to joining KopenTech, Kamilla conducted research on banks' performance, risk management and corporate structure as a part of her job at Credit Spectrum. Originally from Almaty, Kazakhstan, Kamilla holds degrees of Master of Financial Engineering from UCLA Anderson School of Management, and Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Nazarbayev University.LinkedIn
Our story: history of product development
KopenTech Capital Markets
subsidiary of Kopentech LLC,
becomes a member of FINRA
and 1stCLOs ATS platform
First AMR CLO refinancing
Online KTX trading platform
Dashboard, displaying market
health metrics, trade volume
statistics and portfolio
LiveBidding, an innovative
2-stage trading protocol with
live prices, is launched
Issuance Monitor, a centralized
portal for primary activity
(new issues, refis and resets),
Dealer Inventory, a centralized
portal to aggregate bond
inventory across secondary
trading desks, is launched
DirectBidding, client to client
CLO trading protocol, is
US Securitization Awards 2022 – Innovative Securitization Deal of the Year
Kopentech’s AMR refinancing of Catamaran CLO 2014-1 LTD is awarded Innovative Securitization Deal of the Year during the GlobalCapital US Securitization Awards. This is first-ever $467MM refinancing and securitization via an online auction. It is also the largest trade in secondary CLO trading history.
2021 Best New Front - Office Fintech Solution
This award is designed to honor the best new innovative fintech solution for the US institutional trading ecosystem. Success in this category is determined by leading innovation by the provider, attention to clients’ needs and future requirements from a trading perspective, thorough knowledge of the sector and existing products, and driving tangible results through product optimization.
2021 HFM US Technology Awards – Best Trading & Execution Technology
This award showcases KopenTech’s innovative trading and execution technology which improves participation, transparency and liquidity for the structured products market.
2020 Alt Credit US Services Awards – Best Technology Innovation
This award celebrates the best technological innovation for credit fund managers. KopenTech’s BWIC ATS technology allows fund managers to electronically trade their CLO securities, creating the first-ever marketplace for structured products.
2020 Alt Credit US Services Awards
This award celebrates the technology solution for aiding the trading of credit securities.
2020 Fund Intelligence Tech and WSL Technology Awards
Success in this category is determined by customer growth, new & efficient technology launches, as well as infrastructure initiatives within the industry that can be implemented with ease.