William C. Stone founded SS&C in 1986 and has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer since SS&C's inception. Prior to founding SS&C, Mr. Stone directed the financial services consulting practice of KPMG LLP, an accounting firm, in Hartford, Connecticut and was Vice President of Administration and Special Investment Services at Advest, Inc., a financial services company. View Webcast
Smita Conjeevaram was elected as one of our board members in November 2015. Ms. Conjeevaram is an industry veteran and entrepreneur with decades of experience leading the financial operations for global financial services companies. Most recently, Ms. Conjeevaram served as chief financial officer of the credit hedge funds of Fortress Investment Group, a $74 billion global investment firm. Prior to that, she served as the CFO of Everquest Financial, Strategic Value Partners, ESL Investments and Sentinel Advisors. Ms. Conjeevaram obtained her undergraduate degree in economics from Ethiraj College in India, followed by a second degree in accounting and business administration from Butler University. She is a certified public accountant.
Michael Daniels was elected as one of our directors in October 2013. Mr. Daniels retired from his long-standing leadership position as head of IBM Global Services after 36 years with the company, where he oversaw the go-to-market and business line management for IBM's offerings in strategic outsourcing, integrated technology services, small and medium business services, maintenance, and IBM Global Financing. Prior to this, Mr. Daniels served as General Manager of Sales and Distribution Operations of the Americas at IBM as well as leading Global Services in the Asia Pacific region. Mr. Daniels is an Independent Director of Tyco International Ltd. He has a bachelor’s degree in political science from Holy Cross College in Massachusetts where he is now a Trustee.
Michael Zamkow was elected as one of our directors in June 2014. Mr. Zamkow was a partner in Goldman Sachs from 1994-2001. From 1999 he was responsible for the firm's fixed income, currency and commodity areas until his retirement in 2001. He was a Board Member of the FIA (Futures Industry Association) and LCH (London Clearing House) and also oversaw E-commerce activities for Goldman in London. Prior to his career at Goldman, which started in 1984, he obtained his undergraduate degree in accounting from Northeastern University and gained an MBA from Columbia University specializing in Finance and Futures. Mr. Zamkow also serves on the Board of Trustees of Northeastern University.