Chief Technology Officer
Arun Kumar joins Luma from Citadel LLC, where he was responsible for core platforms, enterprise data and analytics, enabling faster time to market from idea generation to trading strategies and trade execution. Previously, at Amazon, he led a team of 450+ engineers, product managers, scientists and operation managers to aggressively build and maintain their machine learning platforms powering all of Amazon.com. Arun also spent time as the Global Head of Development at Thomson Reuters where he is credited for overseeing the design and development of Thomson Reuters’ (Refinitiv) $2 Billion revenue generating premium Market Data platform – Eikon.
“I’m thrilled to join a company at the forefront of revolutionizing the way financial professionals transact in the non-liquid alternative marketplace,” said Mr. Kumar. “Technology is a game-changer in the wealth management industry, and those who embrace it are able to address their client’s needs more efficiently and effectively. I look forward to bringing my experience to Luma to drive its solutions to new levels.”
Arun Kumar earned a BE in Computer Science from Sri Chandrasekharan Saraswati Viswa Maha Vidyalaya, as well as an MSE and PhD in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University.