Salomon Sredni ('87 Accounting)

Salomon Sredni 2024 Distinguished Achievement Award

Portrait of Salomon Sredni.2024 Distinguished Achievement Award

Salomon Sredni is an accomplished passionate Chief Executive Officer and Board Member with a solid track record of growth, profitability and customer satisfaction. Results driven and collaborative, Salo’s distinguished career encompasses tenures in Technology, Healthcare and Financial Services industries across domestic and international markets, and private and publically traded companies.

In 2017, Salo founded Ocean Azul Partners, as a Partner and Managing Director. Ocean Azul partners is a venture capital firm that invests in startups and early stage technology companies.

In 2017, Salo also Co-Founded Cronwell, Inc. a startup focused digital health.

Before joining Ocean Azul Partners, Salo held concurrent positions as Board Member, Managing Director and COO of the MONEX Group, a publicly traded diversified financial services organization with global operations, Operating Revenues exceeding ¥50 billion and Assets under Management exceeding ¥4 trillion. He was the only non-Japanese speaking member at the MONEX Board.

Salo previously served as Board Member, Chairman, President and CEO of the TradeStation Group, one of the largest online brokers in the US, and engineered the acquisition of the TradeStation Group by Monex.

Salo was recognized by the South Florida Business Journal as one of Broward’s ultimate CEO’s in 2012 and by Ernst and Young as Entrepreneur of the Year for Florida in 2005. He delivered the Commencement address for the Smeal College of Business at Penn State in May 2016. He is also a member of the Smeal Board of Visitors.

His early financial services career includes tenures with IVAX Corporation as Vice President & Chief Accounting Officer, and Arthur Andersen as Experienced Manager.

He earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in accounting from The Pennsylvania State University and is a graduate of the Harvard Business School President’s Leadership Seminar.

In his free time, Salo gives back to the community and is treasurer of the Orange Bowl Committee.