Bart R. McDonough is CEO and founder of Agio, a hybrid managed IT and cybersecurity services provider. A noted thought leader in the financial technology space, Bart developed his career building technology solutions for Wall Street during a time when the industry’s technological complexity and data dependency experienced rapid evolution. Recognizing an opportunity to serve the enterprise alternative investment market, Bart founded Agio in 2010 and went on to acquire a cybersecurity firm in 2013, effectively bringing IT and cybersecurity under one roof to better serve the industry. Since inception, Agio has experienced tremendous success, now bolstering an international workforce of 200+ employees with over 300 clients across verticals, including the health care and payments industries. Prior to Agio, Bart held business development and IT management positions at SAC Capital Advisors, BlueStone Capital Partners, OptiMark Technologies, Sanford Bernstein and American Express. He attended the University of Oklahoma and received his undergraduate degree from the University of Connecticut.