Meet our Leadership Team

Driving us forward with purpose

Our global leadership team combines a breadth of management experience in financial services and technology. They are committed to providing our financial clients with reliable, powerful technology and services while ensuring that IPC is well positioned to anticipate and meet customers’ demands.

Robert (Bob) A. Santella is the Chief Executive Officer of IPC. He has an accomplished career in the financial and capital markets spanning over three decades, including extensive experience across asset classes, ecosystem participants and front, middle, back-office trade life-cycle work-flows and systems.

Previously, Bob held the position of President of Fidelity National Information Services Inc. (FIS) Global Trading Group. As President of this group, he had responsibility for all trading, network, execution, energy and market data businesses. Bob joined FIS at the end of 2015 when FIS acquired SunGard. During his tenure with SunGard, Mr. Santella served as president of various groups focused on trading and brokerage solutions. Bob joined SunGard in 2010 through its acquisition of Fox River Execution Technology, where he was Chief Operating Officer.

Prior to Fox River, Bob held senior management positions at two alternative asset firms, SAM Investments and RAS Investments. He spent eight years as a senior manager at Price Waterhouse, where he held a senior leadership role within the Personal Financial Planning unit.

Bob holds a BS in economics from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. He also holds the CPA designation and the FINRA Series 7, 24, 63 and 99 securities registrations.

Bob was the recipient of the prestigious “CEO of the Year” award in the 2020 Markets Choice Awards.

In addition to his passion for the financial industry, Bob enjoys spending time with his wife and four children, traveling and cheering for all Philadelphia area sports teams.

Bob Santella, CEO & Meeghan Salcedo, CPO discuss what keeps him motivated and striving for excellence at IPC.

As IPC’s PresidentDavid Brown is responsible for the global sales, marketing, customer support, business operations and customer success teams as well as setting the firm’s long-term business strategy.

Over the course of a long and illustrious career with IPC, David has contributed substantially to the company’s growth and has served in a multitude of executive management roles including Chief Commercial Officer and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to that, he was Senior Vice President and Managing Director of IPC’s Financial Markets Network where he managed all aspects of the Global Network Services business, including worldwide sales and marketing, engineering, product management, network operations and customer support. David has also managed IPC’s global trading communications solutions operations, corporate information technology and business operations. He has led multiple successful network acquisition and integration projects.

Before joining IPC in 2003, he held management positions at IXNet and Global Crossing, and also worked for Orange PCS and Rolls Royce PLC. A native of the U.K., David earned a B.A. from Sheffield Hallam University and resides in New York.

As IPC’s Chief Administrative Officer, Adam Bozek oversees the company’s Legal, Risk, Security, Process Management and Human Resources functions. He also maintains Chief of Staff and M&A responsibilities for the company.

Before joining IPC, Adam was General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Rockwood Service Corporation, a privately held technology and services company. In his more than 25 years of legal, business, operations and management experience, he has also held senior executive positions with GE Capital, Cravath, Swaine & Moore, and Paul, Hasting, Janofsky & Walker.

Adam earned his law degree at New York University School of Law and holds a BS in Business Administration from Boston University. He enjoys playing golf and basketball and cheering for the Boston Red Sox.

As Chief Technology Officer of IPC, Tim Carmody is responsible for the strategy, technology, innovation, development and launch of all products across the entire IPC portfolio. In addition, his teams ensure that services are designed to be operationally ready as well as being responsible for the delivery of all Unigy deployment models. Tim has 20 years of experience at IPC and 30 years of experience overall in technology for the Financial Services industry with a focus on Extranet, low latency and integrated voice communication solutions. Prior to his current role, he was Vice President of Product and Engineering for IPC’s Financial Markets Network where he managed all product strategy and technology specific to IPC’s private network, Connexus Cloud.

Before re-joining IPC in 2011,  Tim spent 10 years overseeing North America Engineering at BT Radianz as well as a year at an optical startup. Born and raised in the New York area, Tim earned a Bachelor of Science in Systems Engineering from Boston University.

As IPC’s Chief Financial Officer, Christopher Nagy oversees the global financial strategy, operations, and performance across the organization. With over 25 years of executive leadership experience in the financial industry, including many corporate transactions, Chris is well-suited for driving organic and inorganic growth initiatives. In this time, he assisted in the IPO of Equant, was on the founding team of Radianz which sold to BT, contributed to the re-listing and sale of NYFIX to NYSE/BNY Convergex, helped combine Wombat/SRLabs/OptionsCity/Object Trading to create Vela, played a key role at BlackRock within Aladdin and Trading & Liquidity Strategies, and merged FocusVision/Confirmit to launch Forsta, recently acquired by Press Ganey.

He has experience as both CFO and CEO providing a backdrop to his passion for driving value through strategic and commercial planning and analytics. Chris holds an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a BA from Emory University.

As IPC’s Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer, Ganesh Iyer runs worldwide marketing for all of IPC’s products and services and is responsible for driving revenue, growth and market share. His teams lead strategic planning, demand generation, sales enablement, branding, advertising, thought leadership, and communications for the firm.

Ganesh has held leadership positions over the past 25 years and has expertise in the financial markets as well as global experience in the technology industry spanning marketing, product management, industry analysis and go-to-market strategy. Prior to IPC, Ganesh was responsible for global marketing, market research and product management at Syncsort, a leading provider of high-performance data integration software and iLEVEL, a spin-off of the Blackstone Group that offered a cloud-based SaaS solution to the alternative investment market.

Ganesh has been widely quoted in the press regarding various aspects of the financial markets and has been featured in a number of publications including the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times and CIO Review magazine. He has also been a speaker, panelist and delegate at over 50 industry events in the Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific. He holds an MBA from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business and a BS in Electronics & Communications Engineering from the Delhi Institute of Technology. He is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst, Financial Information Associate, Pragmatic Marketing Certified and has served as a member of the Executive Committee of the Financial Information Services Association of the SIIA.

As IPC’s Chief People Officer, Meeghan Salcedo oversees the company’s Human Resources function.

Meeghan acts as a trusted advisor to the Executive team and global organization; attaining change management initiatives, organizational structure transformation and driving talent development initiatives. She has been pivotal in launching and managing the Diversity and Inclusion program since 2018, driving culture change.

Meeghan has over 15 years of experience transforming Human Resources programs, with a focus on every organization’s most important asset; their people. Using guiding principles of HR tools for business solutions; she utilizes operational problem solving, strategic business alignment and leadership development to partner with the organization and instill passion for the entire employee life cycle.

Previous to IPC, Meeghan worked in Human Resources at technology and financial institutions. She focused on mergers and acquisitions, as well as HRIS transformation at Cognizant Technology Solutions and concentrated on talent acquisition and development at UBS.

Meeghan holds an MBA degree with a Human Resources concentration from Charleston Southern University and a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Management from Siena College

James Tonks is IPC’s Chief Legal Officer and leads the IPC Legal Team. Additionally, James is IPC’s Global Data Protection Officer.

James is a practicing Solicitor in England and Wales and was admitted to the role in 2017. James read law at the University of Westminster and completed the Legal Practice Course with distinction at the City Law School. Prior to joining IPC, James had a short stint in private practice before working with a number of network services and telecommunications services providers.

James lives in London, enjoys cooking and – for his sins – is a West Ham United season ticket holder.

As IPC’s Chief Risk Officer, Jonathon Hogg leads the company’s Corporate Risk function and is responsible for risk management, information security, BCP & IT DR, licensing, 3rd party management, anti-bribery/FCPA, and IPC’s ESG program.

Jonathon spent 10 years as IPC’s Legal Counsel before setting up the Corporate Risk function. Prior to IPC he was Legal Counsel at VocaLink, a Fintech company that provides the technology to power the UK’s Critical National Infrastructures, and worked with the UK banking sector on technology contracts for the Faster Payments Initiative.

Jonathon earned his law degree at UWE, Bristol and was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2000. He enjoys football, boxing, and learning languages.