Derek Olsen, CFA
SVP, Chief of IT and Operations
Derek Olsen is responsible for the direct management and oversight of all aspects of information technology as well our core middle-office functions including portfolio accounting, account performance and composite administration, corporate actions, data management, client reporting, portfolio administration, and trade settlement, among others. He joined the firm in 2001 and has 31 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Calamos, he served as vice president, director of capital management at CNA Financial. Previously, he held the same role at USF&G Corporation. He also has experience managing forex trading at Allied Irish Bank and Swiss Bank Corporation. He received a B.A. in Business Economics from Brown University.