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Our story

Originating and allocating to alternatives continues to be highly inefficient due to the gap in streamlined connectivity between investors and opportunities.

TritonLake was founded in 2015 with a mission to address this dislocation.

We believe that by leveraging technology and behavioral science and combining this with an extremely effective service function, we can revolutionize the way that sophisticated investors allocate to private markets and alternatives.

Team

Whilst our team hails from around the globe, we are all passionate about innovation and high performance, and we apply that to everything we do from playing sports to creating new technology.

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Founder & CEO

Conor Smyth

NEW YORK, DUBLIN

Conor founded TritonLake in 2015 with a vision for bringing together alternative investment opportunities and sophisticated investors. Prior to founding TritonLake, from 1997, Conor was a partner at MoneyMate (subsequently Compliance Solutions Strategies), a technology and services business partnering with global investment and wealth management firms. Conor grew the business through partnerships with senior leaders on both sides of the Atlantic, culminating in the strategic sale of the business to private equity-backed Compliance Solution Strategies. Conor holds an Honours Degree in Engineering from University College Dublin (B.E., 1993), a Higher Diploma (Hons) in International Selling (HDip, 2006), and a Masters in Sales Management (MSc, 2008). Conor holds his Series 7 & 66 licenses.

   

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CTO

Ronan Brennan

DUBLIN

Ronan is a results-driven product and technology leader with 20+ years of executive-level experience in global financial technology firms. He is passionate about the role of product, and how it should work in harmony with sales, marketing, and clients on one side while maintaining close contact with technology, development, and client-service leadership on the other. Ronan started his career with a start-up (ISOCOR), which IPOed on Nasdaq, before joining The Software Vineyard, where he was an executive team member involved in the sale of Risk Intelligence Ireland to Verisk and with MoneyMate to Compliance Solutions Strategies (CIP Capital). Prior to joining TritonLake, Ronan was Chief Product Officer at Compliance Solutions Strategies, where he was involved in the deal team that oversaw the sale of CSS to Confluence Technologies (Clearlake / TA Associates). Ronan has a BA (Hons) in Computer Science (1994) from Trinity College Dublin (University of Dublin).

     

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COO

Jeff Willems

DUBLIN

Jeff has over 20 years of experience in Financial Services, including 10+ years in Fintech. He started his career in various relationship and operations management roles with Citigroup and J.P. Morgan. More recently, Jeff has worked to successfully bring the Regtech platform Silverfinch to market while working for the MoneyMate Group, which was acquired by the global Regtech platform Compliance Solutions Strategies (CSS). He has brought this experience to TritonLake as COO managing our online portal and operations. Jeff has achieved graduate and postgraduate qualifications in communication, business and management with Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL), UCD Smurfit School, and the Open University. He also completed the Private Markets Investments Executive Education Programme with the University of Oxford Saïd Business School.

     

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CMO

Melissa Maleri

NEW YORK

Melissa serves as TritonLake’s Chief Marketing Officer. Most recently, she was Executive Vice President of Global Marketing for Compliance Solutions Strategies, a global regulatory technology company, where she focused on creating and launching the original brand and integrating its underlying products. Prior to that, Melissa was Director of Marketing for Ascendant Compliance Management, a regulatory compliance consulting firm, where she spent 11 years guiding the business from start-up to eventual sale to private equity-backed Compliance Solutions Strategies. Melissa has a Bachelor’s degree from Wheaton College and an MBA in Marketing and Business Administration from DeVry University.

     

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Managing Director - USA

Cody Boghetich

DALLAS

Cody is Managing Director, USA at TritonLake. Before joining TritonLake, he was the head of marketing, business development, and internal operations for Blue River Partners, an outsourcing solution for investment managers. While at Blue River Partners, he was instrumental in building out four new lines of businesses, growing the organization from 30 employees to over 150 employees, and quadrupling the revenue of the firm over four years. Cody began his career in the private wealth management industry, working as an analyst for Tolleson Wealth Management in Dallas, TX, and then as an investment associate in UBS’ Private Wealth Management division, where he was responsible for portfolio construction and management on over $600 million in assets. He is an Energy Risk Professional (ERP) through the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) and received his MBA in alternative assets and investments from Southern Methodist University.

   

Malachy O’Neill
Managing Director - Europe

Malachy O’Neill

LUXEMBOURG

Malachy has amassed more than 25 years as a business development professional in the regulated exchange and capital markets technology space. Throughout his career, he has been instrumental in driving revenue growth across multiple corporations including the New York Stock Exchange's commercial technology division, Reuters Ltd, and CenturyLink Inc. Malachy also worked for several fintech organizations and played a pivotal role in driving business growth. He maintains a significant network across Europe and North America. He is from Belfast originally but has spent most of his career in Dublin, London, and now Luxembourg.

Malachy holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics, European Economics & Political Studies and Information Studies from Queen’s University Belfast.

   

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Senior Vice President, Operations

Billy Dardis

 

DUBLIN

Billy is Senior Vice President, Operations at TritonLake. Billy joins the team after spending two years on the People & Strategy team with BearingPoint, a global management and technology consultancy. He worked on a number of internal and public sector projects focused on digital maturity and systems implementations. Billy recently led the Ireland Rugby Sevens team to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic games, having captained the team for the past five years. During his time in professional sport, Billy has also completed his undergraduate degree in Health & Performance Science from University College Dublin (BSc., 2019), a Diploma in Finance from Griffith College, and holds first-class honors in his Masters in Management Consultancy from UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School (MSc., 2021).

   

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Senior Vice President

Terry Kennedy

SYDNEY

Terry is Senior Vice President at TritonLake, based in Sydney and covering the Asia-Pacific region. Before joining TritonLake, he was a Corporate Finance Associate at PKF O’Connor, Leddy & Holmes Ltd. Terry’s main focus was to drive business development within the Corporate Finance team, and he was also involved in M&A activity, providing both buy-side and sell-side advisory services to clients. As a key member of the Ireland Sevens Rugby Team for over seven years, Terry competed in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, won a bronze medal in the 2022 Rugby Sevens World Cup, and was named 2022 World Rugby Men's Sevens Player of the Year. Terry holds a first-class honours Bachelor of Commerce degree from University College Dublin.

     

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Senior Vice President

Daniel Roche

CFA

NEW YORK

Daniel is Senior Vice President at TritonLake, with over five years of capital markets and private equity experience. He began his career as an Investment Reporting Analyst with Hudson Advisors - the asset management arm of Lone Star Funds, a $65B private equity firm investing in distressed assets. Following his time at Hudson, Daniel joined Raglan Capital as a Corporate Finance Executive, where he focused on pre-IPO and IPO projects in the Oil & Gas and Life Science sectors. While at Raglan, Daniel was part of the initial founding team of Open Orphan plc, a London-listed specialist CRO pharmaceutical services company. Daniel has an MSc Finance from Trinity College Dublin, is a CFA® Charterholder, and holds his Series 63 and 7 securities licenses.

   

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Vice President, Finance

Clodagh Mulcahy

 

DUBLIN

Clodagh is Vice President of Finance at TritonLake. Since 2001, she has been a CIMA-qualified accountant and brings years of financial services experience in both Dublin and London to her role. She has worked in London with JP Morgan, Barclays Global Investors, Citibank, ING Barings, and in Dublin with Hewlett Packard, Xerox, and FTI Treasury. Clodagh's previous finance roles included multi-faceted dimensions of project management, financial reporting, and treasury management. Clodagh received her Bachelor of Commerce degree from UCD in 1996.

   

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Marketing Executive

Erin King

 

DUBLIN

As a marketing executive, Erin is responsible for ensuring that the right audience is always made aware of the value that TritonLake returns to its investors and sponsors. Erin achieves this with a focused rollout of social media strategies and identifying alternative digital routes to market. Erin is also a key member of the Ireland Rugby Sevens squad, having recently completed their most successful season on the HSBC Sevens Series circuit and participated in the 2022 Rugby Sevens World Cup.

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