Services

Mission

As a “born in the cloud” consulting and software firm we bring a high-octane combination of innovation, cloud native application savvy, and enterprise experience built on early success with blue-chip Fortune 500 and mid-market financial firms.

We work to onboard firms to Amazon Web Services, design end to end Machine Learning execution pipelines, analyze real-time data, and ingest, query, and visualize financial and alternative data sets. We design and develop Amazon Alexa applications for financial firms seeking a voice-driven interface to their trading platform. We enable seasoned investors to quickly design and deploy advanced technologies that create competitive advantage.

Management Team

Founder, Brian McCallion. Mr. McCallion founded Bronze Drum and named the company for the a phrase he heard in a dream after reading Sun-Tzu’s Art of War in a retreat in the far east. Achievements include identifying the need for DevOps Automation early and creating solutions that meet the exacting requirements of blue-chip financial firms.

Mr. McCallion lead Cloud Strategy and Architecture for key McGraw-Hill initiatives including McGraw-Hill EZTest, S&P.com, and Standard and Poor’s Ratings Request Online, solutions. Mr. McCallion’s work on Cloud Governance served as the catalyst for Gartner’s comprehensive research on this topic, What IT Leaders Need to Know About Cloud Application Services Governance

Mr. Claudio Torres, our Director of Applications, has 15 years hedge fund and investment banking experience as a developer, product engineer, and technology director. Mr. Torres has developed large scale risk analysis systems leveraging AWS Elastic Map Reduce and developed a hedge fund proprietary risk visualization tool that substantially improves new customer wins through clear communication of risk management and strategic trading.
Mr. Torres leads our quantitative and derivatives application practice. Mr. Torres wrote Nomura’s Dervivatives applications in the mid-nineteen nineties, and developed Prime Broker algorithms for Bank of America. Recently Mr. Torres created the real-time derivatives curve used by traders at BNY Mellon, and Credit Agricole.