Life @BatonSystems

Life @BatonSystems

Interested in finding out what it's like working at Baton? Please find below just some of the activities and events that our amazing team members have participated in over recent months.

Baton's UK Team Holiday Party - Dec 23

Baton’s UK team came together to celebrate the holiday party, creating a joyful atmosphere filled with laughter, camaraderie, and the spirit of the holidays.

The Digital Dollar Project, Washington - Nov 23

We were delighted to attend the Digital Dollar Project’s event in Washington this year. Our team members, Ronn Baker, and Ravindra Madduri attended and led a fireside chat, discussing how Baton Systems’ suite of DLT-based solutions enable wholesale market participants to safely expedite the movement of assets and securities.

The Full FX, London - Nov 23

We were delighted to attend The Full FX event in London this year. Our Head of Sales and EMEA, Alex Knight, participated as a panelist in a discussion on ‘Delivering Solutions to T+1,’ moderated by Colin Lambert. They explored the challenges and solutions of T+1 settlement.

AFME’s OPTIC, Brussels - Oct 23

We were thrilled to attend AFME’s OPTIC in Brussels this year. Our team members, Alex Knight and Alistair Griffiths, attended and exhibited at this event. It provided a great opportunity to catch up with existing clients and meet new contacts across the industry.

FIA EXPO & The FullFX Events, Chicago - Oct 23

We were excited to attend both the FIA EXPO and The FullFX events in Chicago. Our Founder and CEO, Arjun Jayaram, along with the Baton Team, participated in the events. Arjun was a panelist in a discussion on ‘The Real FX Revolution – Behind the Trade’ at The FullFX event. These events provided us with valuable opportunities to connect with our clients and prospects.

SIBOS, Toronto - Sept 23

We are delighted to have attended SIBOS 2023 this year. Our Senior Director of North American Sales, Ronn Baker, represented Baton Systems at this prestigious industry event. With his wealth of knowledge and expertise in the industry, Ronn actively engaged with industry professionals, networked, and explored opportunities for collaboration.

Mohammad Abidi, Tucker Dona & Ravindra Madduri visit Baton's India office - June 23

ISLA Conference, Lisbon - June 23

The Euroclear Collateral Conference, Brussels - May 23

We are thrilled to have the opportunity to participate in the annual Euroclear Collateral Conference held in Brussels. Our Head of Sales and EMEA, Alex Knight, along with our Director of EMEA Sales, Alistair Griffiths, represented our company at this event. It was a great opportunity to connect with leading industry representatives from the broader collateral world and to benefit from a series of the very interesting and informative presentations and informal discussions.

Fintech Americas - May 23

We were very excited to participate in this year’s Fintech Americas conference in Miami. Our Senior Director of North American Sales, Ronn Baker, represented our company at the event. Ronn witnessed the remarkable innovation shaping a significant part of the world and had the pleasure of meeting many new prospects. The atmosphere was electric, and the influential leaders present showcased their remarkable impact on the region.

FX Markets Asia, Singapore - Apr 23

We are delighted to have participated in this year’s FX Markets Asia conference in Singapore, where our President – Jerome Kemp, Head of Sales and EMEA – Alex Knight and Program Manager – Akila Ramadoss, represented our company. It is with great pride that we announce our success in being awarded the “Best FX Settlement and Risk Mitigation Solution” award. Moreover, we were thrilled to be invited to speak on three panels throughout the event, reaffirming our commitment to sharing our expertise and insights with fellow professionals. We look forward to continuing to push boundaries and deliver innovative solutions to our clients.

FIA BOCA, BOCA Raton - Mar 23

We were excited to attend FIA BOCA in Boca Raton this year, where our Founder and CEO – Arjun Jayaram, President – Jerome Kemp, Head of Sales and EMEA – Alex Knight, Head of Business Development and Client Success – Tucker Dona, and Senior Director of North American Sales – Ronn Baker were all in attendance. In addition to exhibiting at this significant event for the derivatives industry, we had the opportunity to reconnect with current clients and make new connections across the field. Jerome Kemp also took part in a panel discussion on “The Market of the Future.”

International Women's Day Celebration - Mar 23

On International Women’s Day, we celebrate the amazing women who are the backbone of Baton Systems. We are proud of our highly talented and motivated team, who are driving significant impact in our company. Our women employees are integral to the success of Baton Systems, whether in software engineering, product management, operations, or HR. We extend our appreciation and gratitude to all the women at Baton Systems for their unwavering dedication, hard work, and invaluable contributions. Your unique perspectives, expertise, and talent help us foster innovation and attain our goals.

Baton's Intern Group - Feb 23

Baton Systems is thrilled to welcome our largest intern group, consisting of talented individuals from Government Engineering College, Thrissur, Christ College of Engineering, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Ramapuram, Anna University-MIT Campus, and Amity University Lucknow Campus. We are proud to have such a diverse and skilled group of individuals join us. Let’s give them a warm welcome to the Baton Systems family!

London Networking Drinks Event - Feb 23

In February, we hosted a successful networking event where our esteemed attendees gathered to socialise over drinks and canapés. The atmosphere was fantastic, and it was great to see everyone enjoying themselves. We would like to extend our sincere gratitude to all who attended, our entire leadership team from Baton who were in attendance and we look forward to more events like this in the future.

Chennai New Office Inauguration - Feb 23

We are thrilled to announce our recent office expansion in Chennai! Our new space is three times larger than before and was officially opened by our Sonia Bathija – Head of Operations and Ananth Ramakrishnan – Head of Engineering. The inauguration was made even more special as we welcomed new interns to the Baton family. With the move to a larger space in London earlier this year, we are excited to be back in the office and ready to enhance in-person collaboration, strengthen relationships with our employees, and start 2023 on a high note. Join us in celebrating this important milestone for Baton Systems!

Baton's Work Week & Mahabalipuram Visit in Chennai - Dec 22

In December, Baton’s Chennai team along with our Founder and CEO – Arjun Jayaram, President – Jerome Kemp, COO – David Ornstein, and Global Head of Sales – Alex Knight, visited one of the famous tourist sites in India called Mahabalipuram, a historic city and UNESCO World Heritage site famous for its shore temples and monuments. The Mahabalipuram team visit was followed by lunch and games at the “Radisson Blu” resort and a wonderful panel discussion by the leadership team. Finally, the day happily ended with a group photo session.

FIA EXPO, Chicago - Nov 22

We were thrilled to attend FIA EXPO in Chicago again this year. Our Founder and CEO – Arjun Jayaram, President – Jerome Kemp, Senior Director of North American Sales – Ronn Baker, and Head of Business Development and Client Success – Tucker Dona, attended. We also exhibited at this important global gathering for the derivatives community, which provided a great opportunity to catch-up with existing clients and meet with new contacts across the industry.

Baton's UK team expansion - Nov 22

We were delighted to welcome our new joiners, Igor Gnyp, Director of Finance, Alistair Griffiths, Director of EMEA Sales, and Narcis Dimuleasa, Marketing Manager, to the Baton family and continue our growth.

Singapore cocktail party - Nov 22

In November, our President, Jerome Kemp, and Global Head of Sales, Alex Knight, caught up with old and new industry friends in Singapore. We were delighted to co-host a great cocktail party to kick-off Singapore Fintech Festival week with Illuminate Financial, Cloudwall, Copper.co, Notabene, and Talos.

 Joining BNY Mellon's Singapore fintech panel session - Nov 22

Our President, Jerome Kemp, was invited by BNY Mellon to join a panel discussion at their Singapore offices discussing financial market infrastructure and the benefits of strong collaboration between banks and the fintech community. We were thrilled to participate and join industry leaders to debate this interesting topic during Singapore Fintech Festival week.

SIBOS, Amsterdam - Oct 22

We were delighted that our Founder and CEO, Arjun Jayaram, was invited to speak at SIBOS – an event that brought together more than 10,000 participants in Amsterdam. Arjun Joined a discussion with industry leaders from Microsoft, Bain & Company, Citi, State Street and CLS Group to explore how FX should evolve in a world transforming the way it moves value. Arjun provided an interesting perspective, including explaining how T+0 settlements are not only possible, but here at Baton we have been providing Payment vs Payment (PvP) settlements on a T+0 basis for 3+ years.

Baton's college visits - Aug & Sept 22

During August and September, our recruitment team visited 3 colleges in-person and met virtually with participants at a 4th institute. We welcomed over 1,000 fresh minds to learn about Baton Systems, received applications from over 600 participants and were thrilled to offer places to 40+ fantastic applicants!

Our Founder and CEO, Arjun Jayaram, visits Baton's India office - Aug 22

After a 2 year lockdown induced break, our Founder and CEO was delighted to be back visiting our Chennai office reconnecting with existing colleagues and meeting new joiners in-person. Much fun was had by all across 4 days of valuable face-time, team building activities, food and games.

Our Chennai office reopens - May 22

Baton‘s India team celebrated the reopening of our Chennai office with a team lunch – providing an opportunity for new joiners to meet their colleagues in-person.

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"The people at Baton are friendly, enthusiastic and innovative - these are some of the best people I’ve worked with."

– Ragu Raymond, Director of Business Development and Client Success, Baton Systems