Hagop (Jack) Bouroudjian is the Chief Economist, co-founder and director of the Universal Compute Exchange and the India Compute Interchange. Previously, Jack was CEO of Index Futures Group, SVP for Nikko Securities, Japan's second largest brokerage house; SVP for Credit Agricole Futures and Commerzbank Futures, divisions of the 17th and 25th largest banks in the world respectively. He also served as President of Commerzbank Futures during the introduction of the Euro currency and oversaw the transition from D-mark to Euro. His responsibilities included planning, executing and supervising an effective marketing and sales program along with creating educational concepts designed to expand the European and Asian customer base along with integrating the new Euro currency effectively into the clearing and settlement system at the global exchanges. Jack is a serial entrepreneur with interests ranging from Fintech to private equity. He has helped create over a dozen companies and thrives on innovative and disruptive ideas.