Kelly Rodriques is the Chief Executive Officer of Forge Global, a premier trading and settlement partner for investors in the private sector. He is also the Managing Director of Operative Capital, an early-stage financial technology investment fund. With over 25 years of experience in the financial technology space, Rodriques has been invested in more than 25 venture-backed firms. In addition, he has successfully started and co-invested with accomplished venture capitalists in early-stage technology companies. He also serves as a board member and advisor to numerous growth companies in the technology-enabled service sectors.