Validere Announces Executive Hire

Validere is excited to welcome Tarun Ajwani to the senior leadership team. 

Tarun brings more than 15 years of experience successfully building and scaling exchanges and brokerages. Most recently, Tarun was responsible for establishing a crude oil cash and futures brokerage in Canada for Marex Spectron, one of the largest commodities brokers in Europe. Prior to Marex Spectron, Tarun held increasingly senior roles within the TMX Group, where he was responsible for the startup of Shorcan Energy Brokers and TSX Private Markets. Tarun is a graduate of Sir Wilfrid Laurier University and is a holder of the Chartered Accountant designation, and Series 3 & 30 of the National Futures Association.

“We are thrilled to have Tarun champion the growth of Validere’s trading & logistics optimization platform as we expand our solutions globally,” said Nouman Ahmad, Validere’s CEO.

About Validere

Validere is empowering oil & gas organizations to optimize critical product quality, logistics, and trading decisions through AI & IoT. Validere was founded in 2015 at Harvard by entrepreneurs who recognized the enormous opportunity to bring data transparency and innovation to oil & gas. The company graduated from San Francisco’s Y-Combinator and Toronto’s Creative Destruction Lab accelerators in 2016.  

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