P. Howard Edelstein

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P. Howard Edelstein
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Occupation Chairman
Employer REDI Global Technologies
Location New York, NY
Website www.bonddeskgroup.com

P. Howard Edelstein is chairman of REDI Global Technologies, a New York-based trading platform that was spun off from Goldman Sachs in 2013.[1]


Edelstein joined REDI after serving as CEO at BondDesk Group LLC, where he led the sale of the firm to Tradeweb in November 2013.[2] Previously, he was president and chief executive officer of NYFIX, Inc., a transaction processing and broker-dealer service provider that he sold to NYSE Euronext in 2009.

Edelstein served as an entrepreneur-in-residence at Warburg Pincus & Co. from January to September 2006. He was president, chief executive officer and a director of Radianz Corp., a financial services extranet company, from July 2003 to December 2005. From January 2002 until July 2003, Edelstein was an entrepreneur-in-residence with Warburg Pincus & Co. From June 1993 to April 2001, he was president and CEO of Thomson Financial ESG, which he founded and which later merged with the Depository Trust & Clearing Corp.'s TradeSuite business to create Omgeo, an industry utility for straight-through processing.[3]

Earlier in his career, he held marketing positions at CATS Software, Telerate Systems and Knight Ridder.

In 2010, Edelstein received the FINTECH 25-Year Legends Award for industry contributions and innovations.[4] He is active on company boards, and sits on the board of NESS Technologies, Alacra, and AcadiaSoft. He previously served on the boards of PalmSource and Skillsoft.


  • Stanford University, MSEE, Information Sciences/BioMedical Engineering/RealTIme software, 1976 – 1977
  • City University of New York City College, BEE, Electrical Engineering/Biology/Chemistry/Math, 1971 – 1976