CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aperture Group, LLC, the owner of OptionsHouse, announced today that Lance Braunstein has been named Chief Information Officer. Mr. Braunstein joins Aperture Group from Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. where he was Managing Director, Global Head of Investment Banking Technology. As CIO of Aperture Group, Mr. Braunstein is responsible for developing and implementing the overarching technology strategy needed to support the company's goals.
Michael Curcio, CEO of Aperture Group, commented, “We are excited to have Lance join the team, as he has a proven track record of instituting technology solutions that enable growth. He is both a forward-thinking technologist and a strong leader who is constantly considering what is best for the customer.”
On joining Aperture Group, Mr. Braunstein offered, “OptionsHouse has created a unique and compelling user experience for the active trader, and I’m very pleased to have joined this accomplished team of technology professionals.”
In addition to the newly appointed CIO, Aperture Group has onboarded approximately 100 new employees in the past year, with more than one-third of new talent working directly in product and technology.
Prior to his nearly eight years at Goldman Sachs, Mr. Braunstein was a managing director at Morgan Stanley, responsible for infrastructure and development organizations in Wealth Management. Mr. Braunstein earned his BA in Mathematics from the University of Rochester, an MS in Physics from Colorado State University, and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
About Aperture Group:
Aperture Group, a General Atlantic backed firm, is the owner of OptionsHouse. All securities and investments are offered by OptionsHouse. Member FINRA/SIPC/NFA.