Nandapurkar has more than 25 years of financial management experience. Before co-founding Silveus Financial in 2012, he served as the president and CEO of the Chicago Climate Exchange and also served as CEO of the U.S. Futures Exchange. Nandapurkar worked at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange as the head of products and services, and served as managing director at UBS, Deutsche Bank, and Bank of America. He started his career as a floor trader for O’Connor & Associates in 1988. Nandapurkar served four years in the U.S. Air Force and earned a master’s degree in economics and finance from Boston University and a bachelor’s degree in computer science and engineering from MIT. He hails from Tulsa, Oklahoma.