Babu is a Director at Lafayette Square. Babu has over 18 years of technology experience with 14 years in financial services industry. Prior to joining Lafayette, Babu served as Senior Vice President in global market data technology services at Bank Of America Merrill Lynch. There he played a senior architect role for firm-wide distribution and large scale integration of high volume and latency sensitive market data for realtime trading, analytics and risk metrics. Prior to that he worked at Goldman Sachs a as Senior Technology Analyst in market data technology integration services. Babu started his career as an engineer at Honeywell in realtime distributed process control systems for Industrial Automation prior to joining Goldman Sachs in 2006.
Originally from Madurai, India, Babu holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science & Engineering from Bharathidasan University, India and a Master’s degree in Computer Science specializing in Data Science from University Of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.