The fixed income market is 30x larger than the equity market, but while 92% of equities trade electronically, fixed income continues to be dominated by voice trades and manual processes. Fortunately, a technological shift is happening as automation is having a profound impact on the fixed income market, with workflow efficiency being top of mind.
In this episode, Shannon Rosic, director of WealthStack content and solutions, speaks with Russell Feldman, co-founder and CEO of IMTC, about what’s driving innovation in fixed income.
Shannon and Russell discuss:
- Why fixed income, as an asset class, has been neglected technologically
- What fixed income workflows need innovation
- The impact of inflation on fixed income investments
- How IMTC helping along the electronification of fixed income
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About Our Guest:
Russell is the CEO and co-founder of IMTC, leading the strategic direction across all areas of the company. Prior to launching the business in 2016, Russell worked in Institutional Sales and Client Advisory at Deutsche Asset Management serving clients across a broad array of investment products. The creation of IMTC is a direct outgrowth of his time as a fixed income portfolio manager at the bank where frustrations around the limitations with existing tools ultimately triggered the need for a more dynamic solution.
Mr. Feldman is a frequent speaker and thought leader in the fixed income industry with appearances on WealthManagement.com, The Desk, and numerous industry events. He was also named a 2022 Rising Star by the Bond Buyer and the Community Impact Award Honoree from the Crohns & Colitis Foundation, for which he actively supports. Russell graduated from the George Washington School of Business and currently lives with his wife in New York City.