Opalesque Industry Update - Eze Castle Integration, Inc., a provider of IT services, technology and consulting to hedge funds and investment firms, announced it has appointed former hedge fund IT head Steve Schoener as vice president of client technology. Schoener will drive technology growth and initiatives through the company’s North America, Europe and Asia offices and assist in product and service evaluations with new and existing hedge fund clients.|
Schoener brings nearly a decade of experience in the hedge fund technology market, most recently serving as head of IT for DW Investment Management. While there, he oversaw all technology initiatives for the investment advisor business. Previously, Schoener served as associate director for UBS Investment Bank. However, his roots in the hedge fund technology market began at Eze Castle Integration, where he spent five years as the associate director of technology in the New York region.
“Technology is the keystone of a successful hedge fund, especially as cloud computing and hosted applications become more prevalent. Steve’s hands-on hedge fund experience, combined with his previous experiences working at Eze Castle Integration, will be invaluable in bringing technology initiatives to offices around the world, understanding exactly what technology will work for existing and new clients, demonstrating the value proposition,” said Vinod Paul, managing director of Eze Castle Integration.