Experienced, Driven Leadership

Finanical Services × Technology

There is no substitute for hard work.
— Edison

Paul Bauerschmidt, Managing Partner

Paul is Managing Partner and founder of Alpine Peak.  His passion for innovation and technology and how it can be applied to real businesses drove the creation of Alpine Peak.  Paul has over 15 years of experience in the commodity and financial derivatives industry, with 12 of those years at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME Group) working in swap execution, trading systems design, market structure, international business development, and regulatory areas. Most recently, Paul served as Managing Director, Eris Exchange, an industry leader in interest rate swap futures. Previous roles included Chief Operating Officer of Wickr, a venture-backed security startup, and Head of CME Swap Execution Facility at CME Group.  His early-career experiences include Intel and Oracle. 

Paul earned a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from the University of Michigan, and an MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurship from Kellogg, Northwestern University.

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