Mr. Tom Rutledge is a Co-Founder and serves as Chief Operating Officer at Wapanda. He also serves as Head of Fixed Income at Magnetar Capital. He is a 30-year Wall Street credit veteran with capital markets experience at Merrill, Deutsche Bank and J.P. Morgan. Before joining Wapanda, Tom was a private credit specialist at Magnetar Capital, leading investments in trade finance, last-mile warehouses, and structured solutions. Tom is also an active angel investor and advisor, with early-stage stakes in several VC-backed companies, including sectors such as fin-tech (Alto, Reggora), prop-tech (Getaway, HomeLight, Bevi), marketing-tech (Magellan.ai, Elsy, WEVO), second-chance employment (HonestJobs) and therapeutic psychedelics (Eleusis).