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Leadership Team

  George Michaels, Founder  
Prior to creating G2 FinTech, Mr. Michaels served as CEO of G2 Systems, LLC, a software and consulting firm he formed in 2005. Before G2 Systems, Mr. Michaels held management positions at leading hedge funds and investment banks, including Carlson Capital, Morgan Stanely, Goldman Sachs and Tudor Investments.

An authority on tax analysis of securities transactions, Mr. Michaels authors white papers, articles and blogs on complex tax issues and industry trends.

Mr. Michaels holds a BA from Carnegie Mellon University and an MS from Columbia University.

  Ruban Selvakumar, Chief Operating Officer  
Mr. Selvakumar heads up finance and operations at G2 FinTech. Prior to G2 FinTech, Mr. Selvakumar was the Chief Operating Officer of G2 Systems, LLC, and transitioned to the GFT Group for two years when it acquired G2 Systems' consulting business. Previously, Mr. Selvakumar held various roles in financial analysis, risk, quantitative trading and software development at Carlson Capital, Countrywide Financial and Trilogy.

Mr. Selvakumar holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Cornell University College of Engineering and an M.B.A. from UCLA Anderson School of Management. He serves on the San Francisco Executive Committee of Hedge Funds Care.

Amber Yusuf, Director of Operations  
Amber Yusuf has been an integral part of the G2 team since 2008. She has worked in a number of different roles within the firm including serving as Client Liaison, HR Specialist, Social Media Marketing Specialist, Sales Tax Support and Account Management. Prior to joining G2, Ms. Yusuf worked for MSCI Barra as a Project Manager for their risk management software products and research department. Ms. Yusuf also worked as a Manager for Ernst & Young and a Sr. Consultant for Price Waterhouse in their Management Consulting practice.

Ms. Yusuf holds a BS from Washington University in St. Louis in Electrical Engineering and an MBA from the Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley.