Management


Our Team




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Barry E. Silbert

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

As the Founder and CEO, Barry Silbert is responsible for overseeing the strategic direction and operation of SecondMarket.




Sudhir Kandula

Sudhir Kandula

Executive Vice President, Sales

Sudhir leads the sales team that delivers services to all issuer types, including private companies & investment funds.




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Charles Kessler

Vice President & Chief Compliance Officer

As Chief Compliance Officer, Charles is responsible for all broker-dealer compliance functions.




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Brendan M. O'Connor

Managing Director, Trading

Brendan is the head of SecondMarket Trading and leads business development in the Fixed Income marketplace.




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Annemarie Tierney

Executive Vice President, Legal Affairs and General Counsel

Annemarie Tierney oversees legal and broker-dealer compliance functions.




Bill Siegel

Bill Siegel, CFA

VP Platform Operations

Bill leads the operations team and is responsible for executing all private company and private fund transactions conducted by SecondMarket.




Michael Lysaght

Michael Lysaght

VP Engineering

Michael is the head of Engineering at SecondMarket where he is responsible for Technology and Product.




Angela Kuo

Angela Kuo

VP Human Resources

As VP, Human Resources, Angela is responsible for spearheading the company’s people strategy, which includes growing and developing a world-class team. In addition, Angela oversees SecondMarket’s Facilities and IT functions.




Simi Wurtzel

Simi Wurtzel

VP Finance & Controller

Simi oversees the accounting and financial reporting functions, and is the Financial & Operations Principal (FinOp) for the Broker Dealer.





Board of Directors




Barry E. Silbert Photo

Barry E. Silbert

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

As the Founder and CEO, Barry Silbert is responsible for overseeing the strategic direction and operation of SecondMarket.




Lawrence D. Lenihan, Jr. Photo

Lawrence D. Lenihan, Jr.

CEO and Managing Director, FirstMark Capital

Lawrence D. Lenihan Jr. is the Founder, CEO and Managing Director of FirstMark Capital.




Scott Murphy

Scott Murphy

Independent Director

Scott is a serial entrepreneur, venture capitalist and former member of the U.S. House of Representatives.




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Chamath Palihapitiya

Founder and Managing Partner of The Social+Capital Partnership

Chamath Palihapitiya is the Founder and Managing Partner of The Social+Capital Partnership, a multi-stage fund that invests in and incubates innovative companies in healthcare, education, financial services and mobile/internet technology.