Providing best in class cybersecurity software.
Drawbridge is a premier cybersecurity software and services firm specializing in the needs of hedge fund and private equity managers. With proven results and extensive industry experience, Drawbridge assists managers with building and maintaining a rigorous cybersecurity program to protect their sensitive data. Cybersecurity, advanced data protection, and a highly secure systems infrastructure are an absolute requirement to ensuring future success in the alternative investment space. Drawbridge will engage in logical, technical, and human processes, which will provide state-of-the-art innovations to create a program that exceeds regulatory guidelines and investor demands.
Chief Executive Officer
Jason Elmer is the CEO of Drawbridge. In his role, Jason is responsible for leading the firm’s day-to-day operations and overseeing the continued global market expansion of the DrawbridgeConnect platform.
Jason has more than 20 years of experience providing FinTech solutions to the alternative investment industry. Before Drawbridge, he served as a Managing Director at Duff & Phelps, where he founded and led the Cybersecurity Services team, working with alternative investment managers across the globe. Prior to that, he was a Partner at Abacus Group. Throughout his career, Jason has held multiple senior leadership positions within technology firms catering to multiple facets of the global financial services industry.
Jason holds a BS in finance from the Fordham University College of Business Administration.
Chief Technology Officer
Viktor is the CTO of Drawbridge, overseeing all of the firm's technology initiatives. Viktor also provides subject matter expertise on all things cybersecurity to clients.
Prior to joining Drawbridge, Viktor was the co-founder and Chief Technology Officer at Abacus Group. During his tenure at Abacus Group he served as firm’s technology leader and principal architect of the award winning Abacus Flex technology platform. Before Abacus, Viktor was a Senior Systems Architect at the Gerson Lehrman Group (GLG). Prior to GLG, Viktor was a Technical Director at Eze Castle Integration where he was responsible for managing technology delivery to all hedge fund clients in New York City and Connecticut.
Managing Director / Head of Europe
With over 20 years’ experience crossed between NYC and London in Financial Services IT, Simon’s career has spanned Cybersecurity, Technology and delivering Client Service to Alternative Investment Firms.
Simon has been a frequent Panellist in the London market on topics such as BCP, Cloud Security, GDPR and holds CISSP Certification. Simon joins us most recently from Edge Technology where he managed the Information Security for both the firm and its clients. Prior to that, Simon oversaw technical and Client service to the London Location of Eze Castle Integration and as an Lead Engineer in NY. Simon attended Rutgers and NJIT Universities for Electrical Engineering.
Managing Director / Head of Software Development
Mark Rousseau is Director of software development at Drawbridge. Based in northwest Arkansas, Mark has more than 20 years technical experience within the financial services and logistics industries. Prior to Drawbridge, Mark has led in various roles ranging from lead developer to software architect to VP of software development. This experience has included groundbreaking financial services organizations and an industry leading world wide logistics organization.
Mark’s experience includes development of electronic trading systems and data processing systems. He earned a master’s degree in Physics from the University of Maine and a BS in physics from the University of Connecticut.
VP of Strategic Development
Anthony Patti is Vice President of Strategic Development at Drawbridge. Anthony holds responsibilities across business development, product development, marketing, and client relationship development.
Anthony works closely with a range of clients including hedge funds, private equity managers, private equity portfolio companies, venture capital firms, and multi-family offices.
Prior to joining Drawbridge Partners, Anthony worked at Duff & Phelps in the Global Cybersecurity Services practice. Prior to joining Duff & Phelps, Anthony worked at the Abacus Group and JP Morgan Chase with hedge funds and investment bank infrastructures, cybersecurity, business continuity and resiliency, disaster recovery, and resolution.
Anthony is a graduate of the State University of New York-Maritime College.
Director of Finance
Jozef is Director of Finance at Drawbridge. With over 12 years of FP&A experience, working for global corporations in constantly evolving, demanding, and highly analytical environment, Jozef joined Drawbridge in December from LVMH Perfumes & Cosmetics, where he managed P&L, forecasting, and budgeting processes for Givenchy and Kenzo brands. Prior to that, he worked at Ralph Lauren as finance manager supporting design, merchandising, and creative teams. Jozef started his career at Christian Dior supporting North America and Mexico businesses. Jozef graduated from Baruch College with a BBA.
Connecticut Headquarters Established
DrawbridgeConnect™ Application Launched
100th Vendor Due Diligence Assessment Completed
New York City Office Opened
Nathan Ford joins Drawbridge
Fayetteville, Arkansas Office Opened
Viktor Tadijanovic joins Drawbridge
100th Client Onboarded
Los Angeles Office Opened
DrawbridgeConnect-R Application Launched
200th Client Onboarded
London Office Opened
500th Vendor Due Diligence Assessment Completed
Simon Eyre Joins Drawbridge
The Drawbridge Team is carefully designed to cater to the mounting cyber and data security concerns the Financial Services industry is facing. We offer tailored guidance that will fit your firm’s particular needs and requirements.