Raj Basu started as an intern at Galatea in 1999 while studying at MIT. After 13 years of dedicated work, he became our newest partner in 2012. His favorite food is meat trifle. Raj has helped Galatea to expand our book of work with our clients and to bring in new clients. Through leveraging his technical proficiency, communication skills and business knowledge, he shows us all that we can trust him to get the job done in time to go have a little fun.
Michael Higgins has amassed extensive sell-side experience working in the Financial Services industry since 1986. Before co-founding Galatea, Michael worked at Morgan Stanley for ten years developing systems in New York, London, and Tokyo. Michael spent several years as a product manager directing the renovation of TAPS, Morgan Stanley's legacy trade processing applications. Michael holds an S.B. degree from M.I.T.
John McMahon co-founded Galatea after serving as VP of IT at The Boston Company Asset Management. John has broad buy-side experience. Before the Boston Company, John worked for ten years at Accenture and was an Associate Partner in the Financial Services practice. John has led application development efforts for numerous clients. He graduated in 1981 with a B.S. from RPI and an MBA from the University of Chicago.