David Samuels, Treliant’s Chief Executive Officer and a Senior Advisor to Vistria, the company’s primary shareholder, is responsible for setting and executing the firm’s long-term strategy and creating value for stakeholders.

David is an expert in managing global businesses that supply transformational risk and compliance solutions to organizations serving the financial services industry, with deep knowledge of bringing software, consulting, data driven analytics, and staffing offerings to market.

Prior to joining Treliant, David was Managing Director and Market Segment Leader at Promontory Financial Group, an IBM company. Previously, David was Global Managing Director and Head of the Risk Solutions and Analytics business at S&P Capital IQ, Chief Operating Officer and Global Head at ERisk, an Oliver Wyman spinout, President and CEO of Bankers Trust Zoologic, and Global Head of Field Operations at CATS Software.

David holds a BS in Finance and Management Information Systems with a minor in Computer Science from the University at Albany, School of Business.

He writes and speaks frequently on transformation, risk management and compliance topics and is also active in various professional and nonprofit organizations.