The Zolio Team
Olive Darragh, CEO
Olive is the founder and CEO of Zolio, Inc. She has 20 years experience in the asset management industry with a focus on strategic growth and talent management. This includes 6 years as a partner at Tudor Investment Corp. where she led Strategy and Talent Management and worked extensively on portfolio management recruiting. Prior to that, Olive spent 13 years as a consultant with McKinsey & Company where she was elected Director/Senior partner in 2001. At McKinsey she founded and led the firm’s global asset management practice. Olive graduated with first class honors from the University of Edinburgh, holds a CPA, and has her MBA from Harvard Business School.
Barbara takes the lead on Zolio’s marketing strategy. Barbara’s marketing career has spanned 25 years working with retail products as well as services, focusing on brand marketing, marketing communications, promotions and new product development. She has held several marketing management positions at the Movado Group, Time Warner Cable, Pepsi-Cola and several smaller companies. She holds a BA in economics from Barnard College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Ted Hayes, Ph.D.
Ted takes the lead on Zolio’s proprietary profile design and metric analyses. Ted is currently an adjunct assistant professor at George Washington University specializing in selection system development. He was also a Senior Research Director for 7 years with The Gallup Organization and has worked as a psychologist in the field of screening and selection for the Transportation Security Administration, U.S. Immigration & Naturalization Service, and various financial services firms. Ted holds a BA in psychology from John Hopkins and a PhD in I/O Psychology and Psychometrics from Rice University.
Dmitry Koltunov, CFA
Dmitry has over a decade of experience in technology leadership, distributed software architecture, and enterprise development. He has served in various executive positions with leading global financial institutions and has been responsible for a number of multi-million dollar development projects. He is currently the CEO of Collective Catalyst, a firm providing technical co-founder services to seed stage ventures. Dmitry served as CTO of a fast growing SaaS Analytics provider focusing on distributed computing and big data. Dmitry served as SVP of Front Office Development for a multi-billion dollar hedge fund, where he built the firm’s global trading platform and quantitative risk analytics. He teaches courses on hiring engineers at General Assembly and serves as a mentor to various growing start-ups leading the NY Chapter of the Startup Leadership Program. Dmitry earned a BSE in Computer Science as well as a BA in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania, holds a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation, and is a graduate of the Startup Leadership Program.
Anna takes the lead on Zolio’s educational content. Anna has 20 years experience in knowledge management, content review and dissemination. She spent 5 years in the private banking arm of Credit Suisse in Switzerland, 10 years as the head of the North American Banking and Securities Practice for McKinsey & Company, and the last 7 years consulting to various financial services firms. She holds a BA in Political Economies from the University of California, Berkeley.