Niall O’Brien is a managing director in the markets division at Wells Fargo’s Corporate Investment Bank, joining in 2013.
He is the global head of electronic trading and product development across all asset classes.
Prior to joining Wells, Niall was a managing director at Citi. Niall also spent ten years at UBS Securities, where he held various business development roles within the Equities Division, focusing on electronic and derivatives trading.
Niall holds an MSc in applied statistics from Oxford University and a BA in mathematics from University College Cork.
Niall grew up in Cork and moved to the U.S. in 2001. He credits his Irish upbringing for instilling in him a strong work ethic, a can-do approach, and the ability to quickly adapt to challenges, which is reflective of generations of Irish who have always viewed, through travel, the world as a global village.
He lives in New York with his wife, Pauline, and daughter Niamh.