Experienced, Passionate, Driven

Sabal Tech was founded by a group of experienced technology professionals with the goal of providing architectural, design, project management and software development solutions.  We utilize leading edge technologies to build software that has impact.


Bruce Cooper


Bruce has been involved with Technical Program Management for over 20 years across software vendors, large financial institutions and hedge-funds.  Bruce has spent the majority of his time focused on constructing and optimizing technical systems oriented to generate new revenue streams.  Bruce has a passion for building, whether it be teams, software, policy or infrastructure. Bruce has served in numerous executive roles including CTO, COO, Director of Trading Technology, and Director of Product Management.


Ioan Tandau

Chief Technology Officer

An experienced Information Technology professional, Ioan has extensive skills architecting, designing and developing software solutions and frameworks, with a particular focus on real-time systems utilizing large data sets. Both a big picture and detail oriented thinker, Ioan has had the opportunity to work in a number of organizational roles, from hands-on developer and team lead, to Chief Technical Architect and Chief Technology Officer.  Ioan has a B.Sc. degree in Computer Sciences from The West University of Timisoara, Romania.


Richard Thompson

Director of Technical Operations

Working for more than 15 years within the Financial Technology sector, Richard is a passionate and accomplished Operations professional who thrives in challenging environments.  Richard is focused on delivering exceptional products, customer service, and innovative solutions to enterprise level clients.  As a veteran of growth organizations, Richard has served in leadership roles of Technical Operations, Project Management, Product Design, Software Development, and 3rd Party Integrations.  Richard has a B.Sc. in Business Administration and Finance from the University of New Hampshire - Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics.


Chris Norris

VP Business Development

Chris brings over 20 years of experience in Financial Technology and a broad understanding of the complex global trading marketplace.  Chris has been responsible for managing enterprise software implementations and workflows for key clients across the U.S. and Europe.  As a former Attorney, Chris has a solid understanding of the Intellectual Property issues faced by emerging companies.  Chris has a B.Sc. in Computer Sciences from the Watson School of Engineering at Binghamton University and a Juris Doctor from the Cardozo School of Law in New York City.


Tracy Pickering

Director of Communications

Along with an extensive background in brand development and strategic marketing, Tracy has over a decade of experience in talent acquisition, team building and operational management for innovative, international technology firms.


Jesus Bello

Director of Engineering

With over 10 years of experience, Jesus is an accomplished Software Engineer and Architect with a specialization in web-based systems. He synthesizes proficiency in multiple technologies, programming paradigms, and passion to engineer software components in a wide range of environments. With extensive experience in the full life cycle of software development, he focuses on efficiency and long-term vision to implement streamlined processes that produce quality systems. Jesus has a M.S. in Computer Science from Florida International University.


Joshua Sisk

Director of Art