Dexter Senft is a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley where he is the Global Head of Fixed Income E-Commerce and the Co-Head of Fixed Income Electronic Trading.
In these roles, Mr. Senft oversees electronic market making, electronic distribution and strategic investments.
In addition, he serves on Morgan Stanley's Financial Reform Senior Strategy Group and is responsible for strategic planning on Swap Execution Facilities.
He joined Morgan Stanley in 2010 from Barclays Capital.
Previously, Mr. Senft was a Managing Director at Lehman Brothers, where he managed their Quantitative Research, Fixed Income Research, Global Economics and E-Commerce areas.
Mr. Senft began his career at CS First Boston, where he managed Fixed Income Research and Product Development.
own research focused on quantitative techniques for the construction and analysis of mortgage securities and interest rate derivatives.
He led the product development teams that created several financial innovations, including long-dated corporate zeros, CMOs, asset-backed securities, OTC puts on U.S. Treasury securities, and bonds with equity warrants.
In recognition of this body of work, Mr. Senft
was inducted into the Fixed Income Analyst Society Hall of Fame
Mr. Senft serves or has served on numerous boards including Brokertec, Kx Systems, Markit Group, OTCDerivNet, Securities Hub and Tradeweb.
He is on the board of the Orchestra of St. Luke's, and chaired the Advisory Committee for the Center for Computational Finance and Economic Systems at Rice University.
Mr. Senft is a graduate of Rice University with undergraduate degrees in Mathematics and Economics.
He is a private pilot, crossword puzzle constructor and tournament bridge player.