Nick is a General Partner at OCA Ventures. Prior to joining OCA Ventures, Nick was a founding partner in CSS, LLC, a proprietary trading and investment firm established in 1998. He served as Co-Managing Member from 2007 through 2017. In 1998, he also co-founded and served as Vice Chairman of the O’Connor Partners Investment Office, which started the OCA Ventures Pledge Fund.
From 1990 to 1996 Nick lived in Tokyo, Hong Kong, and London as a Managing Director of Swiss Bank Corporation where he was Global Head of Japanese Equities and Derivatives, Global Head of Asian Equities and Derivatives, and lead the post-merger integration of SBC’s and SG Warburg’s equity technology.Nick began his career at O’Connor and Associates in 1983 in equity derivatives, becoming a general partner in 1988.
Nick received his M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from M.I.T