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.
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Chief Executive Officer
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. 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.
Senior Vice President General Counsel and Corporate Development
Adam Bozek is IPC’s General Counsel and Senior Vice President, Corporate Development responsible for leading IPC’s global legal team and all of the company’s legal activities. Adam 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 20 years of legal, business and management experience, he has also held senior executive positions with General Electric, Cravath, Swaine & Moore, and Paul, Hasting, Janofsky & Walker. He has extensive international experience in all areas of the law, and is especially passionate about Commercial, M&A, Ethics and IP matters.
Adam earned his law degree at New York University School of Law and holds a BS in Business Administration from Boston University. He is married to his college sweetheart and has two beautiful daughters, both of whom he coached in youth soccer leagues. He also enjoys playing golf and basketball and cheering for the Boston Red Sox.
Chief Operating Officer
As Chief Operating Officer of IPC, David Brown is responsible for global product, research and development, operations and support, leading significant, complex integration initiatives. During his tenure with the firm, David has contributed substantially to IPC’s growth and has served in a multitude of senior management roles including, most recently, as Senior Vice President and Managing Director of IPC’s Financial Markets Network. In this position he oversaw service, operations and delivery as well as 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, led global network operations and product management for the Financial Markets Network business including multiple successful network acquisition and integration projects.
Prior to 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.
Chief Revenue Officer
As IPC’s Chief Revenue Officer, Craig Campestre oversees the company’s global sales, marketing, client relationship management and sales engineering functions. Craig brings to IPC two decades of proven experience driving business growth at private and publicly held financial services, technology and telecommunications companies.
Most recently, Craig was Head of Trading Software and Transaction Sales at Fidelity National Information Systems (FIS), where he successfully led multiple business transformations, significantly expanding the company’s diverse customer and revenue base across institutional asset managers, hedge funds, broker-dealers, sell-side firms, public utilities, governments and academia. Prior to FIS, Craig led sales at Fox River ALGO, an algorithmic trading technology and execution solutions brokerage group. He served in business development and executive management roles at State Street Bank and Trust prior to Fox River.
Craig earned a B.S. in Business Administration from Lynn University, and holds the FINRA Series 7, 24, and 63 securities registrations.
Chief Financial Officer
Ben Chrnelich is Executive Vice President and IPC’s Chief Financial Officer. He is responsible for all aspects of finance, treasury, investor relations and financial strategy.
Ben previously served as a Managing Director at MSCI, where he led global financial planning and analysis. Prior to MSCI, he was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of NYSE Technologies. Ben has worked with many leading investment banks, market centers and financial technology organizations, with prior leadership positions at Lehman Brothers, Charles Schwab and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Ben is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and is the National Board Chair of America SCORES, the largest after-school soccer, literacy and service-learning program in the United States.
He earned a BS in Accounting from Lehigh University and an MBA from the University of Notre Dame. In his free time, Ben enjoys coaching his daughters’ travel soccer teams.
Chief Human Resources Officer
Eileen Timmins is IPC’s Chief Human Resources Officer. Eileen has over two decades of experience working for large and mid-size companies, including several trading and private-equity owned firms.
Prior to IPC, Eileen was Chief People Officer at the Muscular Dystrophy Association, helping to drive changes in HR, information technology, volunteerism and overall strategy. She also is actively involved in working with C-Suite and Board level executives in a capacity as an advisor and coach, serves as an adjunct professor at DePaul University and has extensive experience serving on various boards. Eileen has a Ph.D. in Business and Organizational Management from Capella University, a M.S. in Organizational Development from Loyola University-Chicago and a B.A. in Communications from DePaul University.