Management Team

Management Team

Alex Ivanov

CEO and Co-founder

Alex founded FundCount in 1999 to fill a gap in the hedge fund market for an integrated portfolio and partnership accounting solution. Under his leadership, the firm has grown substantially and now serves family offices, fund administrators, private equity firms and hedge fund clients across five continents. As CEO, Alex oversees all strategic, product and operational aspects of FundCount in support of business growth.

Prior to FundCount, Alex was the founder of Trilistnic Technologies, a provider of off-shore custom software development for clients in the US and Europe.

Alex holds an MSc degree in computation machines, complexes and networks from Moscow State University of Electronic Technology. He has also studied Marketing Management at the Moscow Institute of Electronic Technology.

Michael Slemmer, CFA

Chief Operating Officer - Americas

As Chief Operating Officer – Americas, Mike is responsible for managing all aspects of FundCount’s business in the region, including sales, operations, product development, marketing and client services. Since joining the company in 2015, he has added key personnel while overseeing significant growth in revenue and client acquisition.

Prior to FundCount, Mike was Business Development Director for DST Global Solutions, which was subsequently acquired by SS&C. Prior to DST, he was a principal of The Collaborative, a consultancy serving institutional asset managers and wealth managers. Mike also held several roles at Thomson Financial Services (now ThomsonReuters) and was one of the early pioneers for Thomson's successful PORTIA portfolio management system.

Mike holds a BA from the University of Delaware, an MBA in finance from the University of Houston, and an executive degree from the Columbia University Graduate Business School. He is a CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) charter holder and a member of the CFA Institute and the Boston Security Analysts Society.

Ashley Whittaker

Vice President Sales – EMEA & ASIAPAC

Ashley leads FundCount Sales ex-Americas. He was trained as a Big Four qualified chartered accountant and also created the UK’s first B2B SaaS software company in the 1990’s. He has a wealth of technology and accounting experience, having worked for Deloitte & Touche, PwC, Oracle and NetSuite – among others.

Ashley holds a BA Honors in History from Exeter University and is Association of Chartered Accountants-qualified from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales.

Kate Fedosova

Client Success Manager/Fund Administration Market Manager

Kate joined FundCount in 2015. In her role as Client Success Manager, Kate is responsible for monitoring inquiries from the customer support center, training clients and identifying opportunities to improve processes and overall client satisfaction.

Kate graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering and Technology degree and a Master of Power Engineering. She is currently studying for a Master of Science in Accountancy at Bridgewater State University in Massachusetts.

Oxana Metil

Implementation Manager

Oxana joined FundCount in 2013. As Implementation Manager, Oxana is responsible for working with new clients on successfully integrating FundCount into their workflow and ensuring they get the maximum benefit from the system in their business processes.

Oxana holds a Master of Management degree from Moscow State Academy of Business Administration. She also graduated from Oriental University with a degree in Regional Studies specializing in Japan.

James Kuo

Business Analyst

As Business Analyst, James works with clients and developers to design, manage and implement new functionality to enhance FundCount’s portfolio and partnership accounting platform. He has comprehensive knowledge and experience across many areas, including operations, collateral management, fund accounting and financial reporting.

James joined FundCount from SS&C GlobeOp where he managed a blended group of fund accounting and operations. He also held various positions with State Street Corporation, BNY Mellon, and PFPC.

James graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with an MBA in Finance.

Bill Casey

Family Office Segment Manager/Relationship Manager

As Family Office Segment Manager/Relationship Manager, Bill serves as product expert for family office clients and oversees various product management tasks. He is responsible for understanding clients’ business needs and recommending training, customization or other options that help family office clients derive the maximum value from FundCount software.

Bill has more than 15 years of experience in the financial services industry working on technology products. Most recently, he was Reporting Solutions Manager at Fidelity Family Office Services.

Bill graduated from Stonehill College with a Bachelor of Science in Business.