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Theodore Deden



Theodore B. Deden cut his teeth in the financial industry while working as an equities analyst at Wegelin & Co. Private Bank in St. Gallen, following his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. Subsequent to earning an MBA degree from the University of St. Gallen in 2006, Deden spent the better part of a decade in family-owned financial services businesses engaged in investment research, risk management, portfolio management, reporting, IT management, and consulting roles. Deden joined the finalix family in 2015.


  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
  • Licensed Scrum Product Owner (LSPO)
  • PRINCE2 Practitioner
  • Professional Risk Manager (PRM)
  • Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement (CIPM)
  • ISTQB Certified Test Manager


Author of "The Paradox of Capitalism" (2011) and "Business Python: An Example-Based Guide" (2020)

Last projects

  • Test manager of TOM implementation
  • Solicitation framework (for advisory) & universe management processes
  • Regulatory business transformation (MiFID II)