Incapture Technologies

Team

Incapture’s senior management team has decades of experience in quantitative asset management and enterprise technology development. We share certain core values which inform our company culture: passion for technology and problem solving; transparency with our employees, clients, and partners; humility and a willingness to learn and improve.

 

Alan Moore

Chief Technology Officer

Alan is CTO of Incapture Technologies. In this role, he is responsible for the “Rapture” technology platform that drives Incapture’s investment process. Before founding Incapture with Peter, Alan co-ran the Software Engineering Group at BlackRock after leading the Core Fixed Income Technology group at Barclays Global Investors (“BGI”). Through these efforts, he gained significant market knowledge of large-scale, ultra-high-performance financial systems. Prior to BGI, Alan worked at the UK’s Ministry of Defense on a number of modeling and guidance projects and at Executive Information Systems where he designed one of the first multi-dimensional databases deployed worldwide. Alan has a degree in Electronic Engineering with Computer Science from University College London and is co-inventor on a number of patents in the field of distributed/high performance computing.  

Larry Leibowitz

Chief Executive Officer

Larry is CEO of Incapture Technologies. He has thirty years of experience as a finance and technology entrepreneur. Most recently, Larry served as COO, Head of Global Equities Listing & Trading and as a Member of the Board of Directors of NYSE Euronext. His earlier leadership roles include COO of Americas Equities at UBS, Co-Head Schwab Soundview Capital Markets, and CEO of Redibook. Larry was a founding partner at Bunker Capital and Head of Quantitative Trading and Equities technology at CS First Boston.

Stephen Sparkes

Head of Product Management (Financial Services)

Steve leads Product Management for Incapture Technologies and serves as Chief Technology Officer for Incapture Investments. In his role as product manager, Steve defines the roadmap for Rapture in the Financial Services industry. In his CTO role, Steve is responsible for the technologies that drive Incapture’s investment process. Before joining Incapture, Steve spent 13 years at Morgan Stanley in senior technology roles, most recently running the Technology and Operational Risk group with responsibility for firm-wide cybersecurity, regulatory relations, and control programs. Prior to Morgan Stanley, Steve was Chief Information Officer for Barclays Capital (Americas) through the EMU and Y2K periods. Previously he ran Fixed Income Technology for CSFB. Through these efforts, he gained significant market knowledge of large-scale financial systems. Steve has a degree in Computer Science with Accountancy from the University of Stirling, Scotland and is co-inventor of one patent, with another pending in the field of information management.

Ben Frank

Head of Engineering

Ben acquired both his technical grounding and the realisation that the Bay Area boasts bluer skies than London at Sun Microsystems, where he spent nine years focusing on data acquisition and transformation process in various forms. In 2007 Ben moved to BGI to help develop and nurture engineering best practices, later working to re-architect various neglected back-end components. Following the acquisition of BGI by BlackRock in 2009, Ben lead various browser-based tactical projects, including a migration to NoSQL caching solutions. Before joining Incapture Technologies, Ben spent a year at Trulia leading the migration of relational and file-based data to NoSQL systems and of batch-based Map-Reduce workflows to event-based architectures.

Jonathan Major

Head of QA and Release Management

Jonathan is responsible for both Quality Assurance and Release Management at Incapture Technologies. He brings two decades of test engineering and QA leadership experience with an extensive background in developing quality initiatives, test automation and performance testing.  Jonathan has led testing functions at leading financial services firms here in the Bay Area starting with Charles Schwab's Fixed Income trading platform in 2000, Barclays Global Investors Global Test Center of Excellence (TCOE) in 2005 and most recently with BlackRock central testing team. Prior to coming to the Bay Area he worked at Lotus Development and IBM in Dublin, Ireland followed by AutoDesk in Switzerland.

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