Operators. Engineers.
Innovators.

Software engineers and investment professionals
working together to create a more resilient market.

Our Mission

KopenTech's priority is delivering technologies that advance the simplicity of structured product investing. We create products and offer services that generate meaningful improvements to the everyday workflow of our subscribers.

Invented for
the common good

We design trading solutions that
simplify the work of investors causing
positive ripple effects in the industry

Everything we create
starts out the same way

Tackling routine with automation and
enabling our clients to focus on analysis

Client
Solutions Team

Meet our team. We’re problem solvers focused on
creating innovative tools for structured products.
We bring trading efficiency to market professionals.

Drew An

Drew An

Director of Distribution

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Drew An

Director of Distribution

Drew An serves as KopenTech’s Director of Distribution, managing the sales process across the suite of KopenTech products. Prior to joining the firm, An was a senior partner at Fed Hill Capital Advisors, a private MBS REIT specializing in Agency MBS investments. He previously was Director of Structured Products Sales at Mizuho Securities and a senior corporate bond trader for Wachovia Securities. An received his undergraduate degree from Purdue University and a J.D. from Saint Louis University School of Law.

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Anna Gryb

Anna Gryb

Head of Systems Design

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Anna Gryb

Head of Systems Design

Anna Gryb, Head of Systems Design. Anna manages projects across KopenTech’s divisions, working closely with engineering and business development teams. Prior to joining KopenTech, Anna consulted for senior executives and Chief Technology Officers as a Software Engineer in the finance, healthcare, and leisure & hospitality sectors. Originally from Kharkiv, Ukraine, Mrs. Gryb holds undergraduate and graduate degrees from Kharkiv National University, both in Applied Mathematics.

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Coleen Mager

Coleen Mager

Business Development

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Coleen Mager

Business Development

Coleen is in Business Development at KopenTech, specializing in sales and partnerships across the suite of KopenTech products. Prior to Kopentech, Coleen worked for over two decades in sales and research in Leveraged Finance and Structured Products for Natixis, Mizuho, Lazard and Goldman Sachs. She grew up in Pennsylvania and attended Penn State University for undergraduate degree and Columbia Business School for her MBA.

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Sierra Mansfield

Sierra Mansfield

Director of Marketing

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Sierra Mansfield

Director of Marketing

Sierra Mansfield is Director of Marketing for KopenTech, and is responsible for KopenTech's branding, media presence, conference appearances and social media. She joined the company from the Royal Bank of Canada where she worked as an analyst for several years, covering complex investment analysis, marketing management and conference engagement. Sierra graduated from the University of Michigan and serves on the board of Southeast Medical Outreach.

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Anthony Schexnayder

Anthony Schexnayder

Head of Business Development

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Anthony Schexnayder

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.

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Ricky Song

Ricky Song

Quantitative Analyst

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Ricky Song

Quantitative Analyst

Ricky Song is a Quantitative Analyst at KopenTech where he provides the sales and client solutions teams with data analytics. Prior to joining KopenTech, Ricky worked in private equity for 3 years in a variety of analytical roles. He graduated from Emory University with a double major in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science and from the UCLA Anderson School with a Masters in Financial Engineering (MFE).

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James Vogl, CFA

James Vogl, CFA

Head of Product

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James Vogl, CFA

Head of Product

James serves as KopenTech’s Head of Product, working with engineers and investment professionals to simplify structured products. Prior to joining the firm, James worked at RBC. James earned an MBA from the Anderson School of Management at UCLA. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society Los Angeles. He began his career as a fourth-grade educator in Chicago with Teach For America.

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Awards

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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.

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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.

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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.

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2020 Alt Credit US Services Awards

This award celebrates the technology solution for aiding the trading of credit securities.

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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.

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