Patrick Schena is Principal and leads delivery in the Investment Management Services practice of Headstrong Corp., a global provider of outsourcing services to the capital markets and securities industries. Prior to joining Headstrong, Mr. Schena was CEO and a founding partner of iX Partners, an investment technology and operations consultancy servicing global asset managers. Mr. Schena has over 25 years experience in finance and technology management focused in investment management. Prior to founding iX Partners, Mr. Schena held a number of senior positions in consulting, finance, and product develop, including serving as a Director of Product Management at ADP-Financial Information Services and CFO of Investment Software Systems, a provider of software and services to global asset managers. He holds a PhD in from the Fletcher School, Tufts University and additional graduate degrees from The Fletcher School, and Boston College.