Steve Kaczmarczyk is a Director at Reference Point with over 25 years of experience in international investment banking technology, from application development to the C-level internationally.
Steve has a track record of leading transformational global technology programs with proven success building and leading IT organizations in complex and highly regulated investment banking organizations. He is often called upon to plan, execute, and manage complex technology and change programs with strength establishing strong IT governance, building culture, and fostering talent in international locations. Steve is differentiated by his deep understanding of scalable Front to Back architecture as well as agile DevOps culture and best practices. He grew his career from a Software Developer, architecting Trading/Risk systems, to a global IT strategist and operational leader.
Prior to joining Reference Point, Steve held various engineering and senior leadership positions at multiple industry leading financial and technology delivery institutions.
At ITDS in Warsaw, Poland, Steve took on the role of advisor and Director (CTO) and industry SME, driving the creation of a transformational business division targeting project-oriented Fintech Start-Up and Digital Technologies delivery. This new business unit was a shift in strategy from the current talent sourcing strategy to project delivery in the Fintech Digital arena.
At Credit Suisse (CS), for 18 years, Steve served both as CS Poland Technology Country Head and CS Investment Banking Technology Head from 2012 to 2018. Prior to leading Credit Suisse’s Poland Technology operations Steve was a hands-on Trading Business technology leader for several multi-million-dollar revenue generating global Investment Bank Trading Desks, where he defined and implemented successful revenue generating front to back technology and risk management programs.
Previously, Steve was a software engineer at Goldman Sachs and Fidelity Investments.
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