Michael Gabinsky

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Mike founded BookRunner Systems, Ltd. in 2005 and serves as the firm's Chief Executive. He has extensive trading implementation expertise with Tier 1 Wall Street firms including: Deutsche Bank, Barclays Capital, Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, Countrywide, Lehman Brothers and BNP Paribas. Former experience includes: VP of Technology and lead Technical Architect. Prior to BookRunner Systems, Mike worked at ION Trading, Inc (formerly Aurora Software, Inc), designing and developing the Winfits Trading Application. He has extensive experience in Mortgage-Backed Securities, software systems architecture design expertise and object oriented programming / design. Mike holds a BS in Computer Science from New York University.

Mark Lichfield


Mark is a senior technologist with over 20 Years IT experience, most of which has been with Tier 1 Investment Banks. He is currently CTO at Credit Agricole Fixed Income Markets where he manages major projects and strategic initiatives such as the E-Business Strategy, as well as the IT and Market Data budgets for the firm. Mark has several years of international Capital Markets experience with Barclays Capital and BNP/Paribas, Paris and New York. Previous roles include CTO at Endeavor Capital LLP, Global Head of Commodity Derivatives IT at Bankers Trust, Head of Back and Middle Office Architecture at CSFP and Global Head of Architecture at Deutsche Bank.