Pranay Butail is the Head of US Central Risk Book Trading, Equities at Barclays. Mr. Butail is responsible for the Trading, Risk Management and Strategy development for centralized stock trading in the US focusing on risk internalization, flow analysis and providing Barclays clients with access to differentiated principal liquidity. He joined Barclays in 2008, focusing on Equity Derivatives quant development and strategy simulation. He was responsible for designing and implementing desk based options and sales analysis tools globally. Prior to joining Barclays, he spent a year at Lehman Brothers on the derivative strategy and platform management team. Pranay holds a Master and Bachelors Degree in Computer Science from Stony Brook University.