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Rodney Sunada-Wong
  • Asset liability management
  • Blockchain & cryptocurrencies
  • Broker dealer & swap dealer
  • Governance
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Risk management

Rodney Sunada-Wong

Rodney Sunada-Wong is a highly experienced risk manager with a proven track record in digital assets, banking, and trading. His expertise centers on optimizing risk-taking, achieving profitability goals, and ensuring regulatory compliance. Notable achievements include transforming governance at a troubled digital asset startup, reducing peak regulatory risk capital requirements for a major broker dealer, and pioneering risk governance frameworks for wealth management and banking sectors.
In addition to his professional achievements, he is actively engaged in academia, teaching finance at prestigious institutions and contributing to industry advisory boards. His ability to tackle complex challenges and drive transformative change is a testament to his commitment to enhancing profitability, managing risks, and meeting regulatory expectations within the financial sector. He brings a wealth of experience and a strong track record of success to any organization seeking strategic risk management leadership.

Industry Experience
Areas of Expertise
Registrations and Memberships
Top Skills

Industry Experience

Columbia Engineering

Adjunct Professor

NYU Courant Institute Of Mathematical Science

Adjunct Professor


Chief Risk Officer

Morgan Stanley

Chief Risk Officer, U.S. Broker Dealer, and U.S. and Mexico Swap Dealers

Morgan Stanley

ead of Market Risk, Wealth Management, Deposit taking Bank, Corporate Treasury

CRO, Trust Bank

Merrill Lynch

Head of Market Risk, Deposit-taking Banks

Deutsche Bank / Bankers Trust

Methodology Derivative Counterparty Credit (CVA)

Bankers Trust Company

Market Risk Manager

Private equity / Distressed debt investing

Goldman Sachs HF Strategies

Trading Analyst

National Security Agency

Mathematician Cryptanalyst



Master of Business Administration

Harvard University

Bachelor of Art, Biology

Areas of Expertise

Risk Management Governance

Enterprise-wide Risk Management, Risk Governance

Market Risk, Credit Risk, Liquidity Risk, Operational Risk


Risk Management of Margin Lending, DeFi, Perpetual Swaps, CeFi, Bitcoin Mining

Broker Dealer, Swap Dealer

Broker Dealer and Security-Based Swap Dealer regulatory rules and risk capital

Trading risk limits

Asset Liability Management

Investment Portfolio Risk Management, Deposit-Pricing Modeling

Interest Rate Risk of the Banking Book

Regulatory Compliance

Dodd-Frank, Recovery Resolution Planning


Registrations and Memberships

Harvard Club of NJ

Chair of Nominating Committee. Prior President. Raise donations for scholarships.

Bronx High School of Science – Alumni Foundation

Board member Guide $10mm endowment’s asset allocation. Raise funds for capital projects. Teach “Investing” enrichment class

Guest Lecturer

NYU Stern Exec. MBA, Fordham Gabelli Sch. of Business, Baruch Fin’l Eng., Rutgers Statistics

Risk Minds

Panelist at risk conferences.

Risk USA

Advisory Board member and panelist at conferences.

Risk Management Association (RMA)

Panelist for a variety of events.


Advisory Board member for the New York City Chapter and Panelist

Angel Investor

DIRO, Inc./ Alumni Ventures / Techstars mentor

Top Skills

Strategic Acquisition
Regulatory Compliance
Cryptocurrency Mining
Banking and Trading
Risk Controls
Risk Manager
Cryptocurrency Trading
Digital Assets

Expert Keywords

  • asset liability Management (ALM)
  • automated market making (AMM)
  • banking
  • bitcoin mining
  • blockchain
  • broker dealer
  • central counterparty clearing
  • centralized finance
  • Chief Risk Officer (CRO)
  • counterparty risk
  • credit risk
  • crypto
  • cryptocurrencies
  • Decentralized Finance (DeFi)
  • deposit pricing
  • digital assets
  • enterprise risk management (ERM)
  • financial management
  • FinTech
  • futures commission merchant
  • governance
  • Industrial Loan Company (ILC)
  • liquidity risk
  • market risk
  • mortgage origination
  • mortgage pipeline
  • Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC)
  • operational risk
  • perpetual swaps
  • recovery resolution planning
  • regulatory compliance
  • regulatory requirements
  • regulatory rules
  • risk capital
  • risk management
  • risk management of margin lending
  • Risk manager
  • risk mitigation
  • strategic acquisitions
  • swap dealer
  • trader
  • trading
  • trading risk limits

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