Umesh Gajria
Umesh Gajria

Advisor
FinTech Co & OTC Markets

Umesh Gajria is currently advising FinTech companies and market participants on creating and deploying business solutions that provide cost and capital efficiencies in the cleared and OTC markets.  
Mr. Gajria was at CME Group for over 10 years where he served in various roles in Corporate Development and Clearing. Most recently, he served as Executive Director, Global Business Development where he was responsible for leading inorganic business initiatives in global financial markets. He executed commercial and strategic partnerships with exchanges, market infrastructure providers and various FinTech companies to extend CME’s services in current and new markets.  Prior to that he led the Clearing Solutions team where he was responsible for the international growth strategy and globalization of post trade services for the Clearing House.  As one of the key architects of CME’s OTC Clearing business, Umesh worked with clients, regulators, execution platforms and many value chain service providers in all major financial centers.  Prior to CME Group, he served in multiple roles at companies such as US Bank, JP Morgan, Lexis Nexis, MicroStrategy and Hutchinson Technology.  He holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from University of Wisconsin, Madison.