About Us

John Senese - Strategic Advisor

John Senese is the co-founder and ex Managing Partner of DataAxxis, where he led a team of industry professionals to design, develop and apply an automated RDF-OWL based reference data mapping solution and FIBO data transformation engine. Before joining DataAxxis, held positions at IBM, Bloomberg, and S&P where he delivered high value data content and software solutions to the Financial Services industry enabling front middle and back office operations. Drawing on 20+ years of experience seeing industry professionals struggle with efficiently integrating, aggregating, and maintaining data, FIBO and semantics technologies offer a broad use cases of leveraging value from data. DataAxxis mission is to help Banks improve data mapping quality (KPI's) and immediately test the benefit FIBO can bring to an organization. Currently John is a key Strategic Advisor to DataAxxis

Michael Tsafas - Managing Partner & CTO

Michael Tsafas is a Managing Partner, Technology of DataAxxis, where he is charged with building the DataAxxis Mapping Container Platform. Before joining DataAxxis, Michael held Executive and Senior technology positions with Jefferies, Bear Stearns, NASDAQ and Prudential Financial. Michael managed budgets in excess of $100mm for global tactical and strategic implementations and held responsibility for all development in equities, derivatives, prime brokerage, plus regulation systems, HFT/Algo Trading and connectivity. Michael is currently engaged in research incorporating FIBO within the Blockchain infrastructure of financial applications.

Alkesh Mehta - Managing Partner - Head Of Infrastructure & Support

Alkesh mehta is a Managing Partner, Started his career at NASA. He has held several high profile positions and has managed the build of homegrown and cloud infrastructures plus lead the teams supporting all technology efforts.

Dan Hubscher- Advisor & CMO

Dan Hubscher is an advisor to DataAxxis, building marketing strategies and content for the unification of meaning across post-trade data management platforms using AI and semantic technologies. Before joining DataAxxis, Dan held marketing, strategy, regulatory, advocacy, and product positions at Object Trading, Progress Software, and Radianz, developing electronic trading solutions, regulatory strategies, and thought leadership on cash and derivatives markets, market structure, regulation, and technology. Dan holds 6 patent applications, is a dual-degree University of Pennsylvania graduate, and an active volunteer.