Who we are

Christian Nentwich PhD

Chief Executive Officer

Christian Nentwich is co-founder and CEO of Duco, a true disruptor in the data quality and reconciliation market. A lifelong technologist with a relentless passion for simplifying complex data using augmented machine learning and AI automation, Christian has led Duco from a few lines of code five years ago to an award winning global enterprise. He has a proven track record of building successful businesses and leadership teams that deliver transformational experiences to clients. Prior to Duco, Christian founded Systemwire, which exited to Message Automation and further to Broadridge. He holds a BSc and PhD in Computer Science from University College London and is a winner of its Faculty Medal in Mathematical and Physical Sciences.

Emil Anderson

Director

Emil is Principal at Nordic Capital Advisors, who he joined in September 2010. Emil focuses on the Technology & Payments and the Financial Services sectors. He has also been active in Healthcare investments. Emil serves on the boards of four portfolio companies. He holds an MSc in Economics and Business Administration from the Stockholm School of Economics. From 2007 to 2010, he worked as a Management Consultant at McKinsey & Company in Stockholm.

Aditya Desaraju

Director

Aditya is Director at Nordic Capital Advisors, who he joined in August 2020. He focuses on the Technology and Payments sector and also sits on the Board of Board International. He holds an MSc in Financial Economics from the University of Oxford, Said Business School. Prior to joining Nordic Capital, Aditya worked as an Investment Banker at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and UBS.

Philippe Buron

Chief Product Officer

Philippe Buron is Duco’s Chief Product Officer. He is a senior leader; a long term CTO and CIO with a passion for technology-led transformations, culture shift and people growth. His 20+ year career spans Investment, Retail, Private Banking and Market Infrastructure Providers (including HSBC, Societe Generale, BNPP, Deutsche Bank and LSE). Philippe has a strong technology engineering background, having worked for leading distributed technology providers earlier in his career. He holds a master’s degree in IT applied to Finance, with honours in Artificial Intelligence, from Paris Dauphine university.

Emma Cannon

Head of People

Emma is responsible for the full HR remit across Duco, plus health and safety and global mobility. Her 18-year career has encompassed several senior positions across organisations ranging from small start-ups to global multinationals. Most recently, Emma held influential roles in AXA Insurance, Causeway Technologies Ltd. and Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, one of the world's leading law firms. Emma has particular interests in employee engagement, culture and organisational development. She strongly believes in equality, diversity and inclusion, tends to see the humour in situations, and likes rolling her sleeves up. Emma holds a Bachelor's Degree in English from Royal Holloway, University of London, and a post-Graduate Diploma in HR (CIPD Level 7).

Douglas Greenwell

Global Head of Sales

Douglas is Duco’s Global Head of Sales, responsible for revenue growth in all territories where the firm operates. Douglas has over 28 years’ sales & marketing experience working for brands such as Reuters, Dow Jones, IBM, American Express & G4S delivering data-driven & systematic growth programmes in a variety of product, marketing & sales roles. Douglas also has experience working with private equity working as the Group Strategy & Marketing Director for Danwood, previously the UK’s largest reseller of managed print services, putting in place the growth turnaround strategy leading to the successful divestment of the company. Douglas graduated from the University of Surrey with a BSc in Physics & Computer Science.

Keith Man

Head of Asia-Pacific

Keith looks after Duco’s presence in Asia Pacific and is responsible for building out the regional revenue and support functions in Singapore. He has over 11 years' financial services experience in both capital markets operations and financial technology sales. Most recently, he led the Global Margin Operations function at Standard Chartered Bank and built out the team's shared services presence. Previously, he was responsible for leading the APAC triResolve sales team at TriOptima (now part of CME Group) and before that managed operations teams at the Royal Bank of Scotland. Keith has lived in Singapore for 12 years and holds a BA in Economics and Business with East European Studies at University College London.

Aleksandra Młodecka

Head of Poland

Aleksandra is responsible for managing and directing everything to do with Duco’s Polish entity. She has over 8 years of experience in the IT sector where she held various people and process management roles. Prior to Duco, Aleksandra was at IBM, in charge of building and leading the EMEA Center of Excellence for IBM Resiliency Services. This team of 80 staff offered support to European clients across Service Management, Project Management, Finance, Compliance, and IT, in areas of Data and Disaster Recovery. Aleksandra holds a master's degree in Planning and Management of Business Processes from the University of Valencia.

Joe Peters

Head of Customer Success

Joe looks after the customer-facing functions at Duco, including Customer Success, Customer Success Engineering, and Global Services. He has more than 10 years of experience in the financial services industry. Joe started his career in banking operations at JP Morgan, then shifted into hedge fund investing at Pinebridge Investments. Prior to joining Duco, he held customer success roles at financial technology companies Novus Partners and Addepar. He has a B.S. in Finance and Economics from Elon University.

Danielle Price ACMA, CGMA

Chief Financial Officer

Danielle is Duco’s Chief Financial Officer. Danielle has held numerous senior leadership finance roles, largely across financial services bringing experience from industries including Inter-dealer broking, investment banking, and insurance. Danielle has a track-record of leading financial strategies, delivering significant transformation programmes and managing M&A financials for both acquisition and divestment, including the delivery of the TPICAP integration/separation. Danielle holds a BA in Accounting & Finance from Nottingham Trent University.

Keith Whelan

Head of Global Services

Keith has over 15 years' experience in investment banking operations primarily in OTC derivatives. Prior to joining Duco in April 2013 he was Global Head of House OTC Clearing at Credit Suisse and before that European Head of OTC Documentation, managing a department of 100+ staff. Keith's career began at Goldman Sachs where he managed various areas within OTC operations. He then performed a similar role at Merrill Lynch as European Head of Equity Linked Documentation. Throughout his career he has always been in market facing roles and represented his firm in forums ranging from ISDA groups to developing solutions with CCPs.

What we believe in

LEAD, DON'T FOLLOW

Duco means "I lead' in Latin. This isn't just an empty phrase. Our success is based on fundamental innovation and challenging the status quo.

KEEP IT SIMPLE

Everything we do is geared towards making things simpler. For us, for our partners, and for our customers.

SERVICE, NOT SOFTWARE

We don't just drop a piece of software on our customers then walk away. We listen to their needs, feel their pain and work together to succeed.

NO FLUFF, NO SPIN

Openness forms the bedrock of how we treat colleagues and customers alike. We address issues quickly; no skirting around.

THINK BIG

At Duco, we're out to make waves not ripples. So while small details are important, we never lose sight of the bigger picture.