Steven Belluardo

Steven Belluardo is Senior Managing Director, APAC for Citadel Securities, where he is responsible for managing the growth of the business and driving the firm’s technology-related initiatives in the region.

Prior to assuming this role, Mr. Belluardo was interim CTO of the firm and previously COO of Citadel Securities.  Steven joined Citadel Securities in 2002 as a software engineer and has served in a variety of senior roles, including Head of Electronic Trading Technology, where he led the teams responsible for designing, building, and supporting multi-asset class trading technology globally across all business lines.

Prior to joining the firm, Steven co-founded a privately held software company, where he led the development of commercial trading technology. He began his career at Bellcore, spending over a decade working within the technology groups at several investment banks, including Salomon Brothers, Morgan Stanley, and Deutsche Bank.

Steven attended Rutgers University.