Vlad created and leads the global cross asset market structure team which is ranked #1 by Institutional Investor, the Smart Order Router, Americas cash architecture, in addition to the UBS ATS team which is currently the largest ATS as per FINRA. Mr. Khandros represents UBS in several advisory committees and industry groups including the IEX Quality of Markets Committee, UBS Political Action Committee, and SIFMA Equity Markets & Trading Committee.
Prior to joining UBS in 2011, Vlad was Global Co-Head of Corporate Strategy at Liquidnet working directly for the founder and CEO at the time, responsible for business development, market structure, and government relations. He was previously a board member of BIDS Trading LP and Chi-X Global LLC, which resulted in a successful exit.
Vlad currently serves on the board of Stay Pawsitive, Inc. an animal welfare charity, and the Fiscal Committee of the Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village (ASYV), a youth village empowering orphans in Rwanda.
Vlad previously received the POTUS Volunteer Service Award from the President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation. Vlad was Forbes' 2011 Featured 30 under 30 rising star in Finance and Business Insider's 2017 Rising Star of Finance 35 under 35.