Chairman, Founder & CEO
Jarrod is the Chairman, Founder and CEO of Pico. He is responsible for defining the company’s vision, leading the executive team in business strategy and execution, and managing client and investor relations. He is also responsible for ensuring organizational stability, global expansion, and product innovation. Before founding Pico, Jarrod served as Global Head of Electronic Trading at Merrill Lynch, where he oversaw the business from its inception and was responsible for sales, trading, risk, execution service, product development and quantitative analytics for these products worldwide. Before working on Wall Street, Jarrod worked as a product engineer and conducted semiconductor research at Intel. Jarrod is a Yale School of Engineering Leadership Council member and serves on the Operating Board for the Tsai Center for Innovative Thinking at Yale (CITY), providing mentorship to Yale student entrepreneurs. Jarrod holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Yale University and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University.