Senior Vice President of Enterprise Data Platforms & Business Applications
Tigran Khrimian is Senior Vice President of Enterprise Data Platforms and Business Applications, responsible for technologies that optimize the collection and management of data to maximize its value for FINRA regulatory decision making and Industry compliance.
Mr. Khrimian oversees Big Data technology that processes and analyzes as much as 500+ billion market events daily from exchanges, broker-dealers, and other market data sources to reconstruct stock market activity and enable regulatory monitoring of trading practices for potential issues related to compliance or misconduct.
Mr. Khrimian is also responsible for digital transformation initiatives that simplify and unify broker-dealers’ interactions with FINRA systems to facilitate more efficient and effective firm compliance programs. He oversees technology that handles qualification exams for securities professionals and central licensing and registration for the U.S. securities industry and its regulators. He played a key role in the technology consolidation of NASD and NYSE Regulation as part of the creation of FINRA in 2007.
Prior to joining FINRA, Mr. Khrimian was a key member of the technology team at Chessiecap—an arm of an investment banking company specializing in mergers and acquisitions. Prior to his tenure at Chessiecap, he worked at the Adrenaline Group as a software architect, performing rapid software development of commercial products to help startup companies and well-established businesses with their online presence. Mr. Khrimian started his career as a developer at IBM, building software products in support of IBM’s business critical operations.
He holds a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Maryland and an M.S. in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University.