Tal Broda is VP of Engineering at Paradigm. Previously, Tal worked as Head of Platform at Citadel Securities, where he was responsible for leading teams that build and operate modern, scalable and highly available platforms that provide the foundation for the firm’s systems. Prior to joining Citadel Securities, Tal was VP of Engineering at D2IQ, an enterprise cloud company. Before that, he was CTO for SOASTA, a leader in digital performance management that is now part of Akamai. Tal also held senior engineering roles at Oracle earlier in his career. Tal holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science from The Academic College of Tel-Aviv, an MBA from UC Berkeley, and an MBA with honors from Columbia University in New York City.