David FlaxVice President, CapTap

Mr. Flax is the Vice President of Engineering for CapTap, a division of Capital Access Network. He is responsible for digital product development and technology initiatives, providing small businesses access to much needed capital.  Most recently, Mr. Flax was Chief Information Officer of TheStreet, Inc. As CIO, Mr. Flax led the development of products, hosting services and other technology services to the company.  Prior to TheStreet, Mr. Flax was the Chief Information Officer for Cowen Group, where he was responsible for the delivery of technology services to all areas of the bank, including research, investment banking, and trading. Prior to Cowen, Mr. Flax was a Managing Director for the New York Stock Exchange, where he was responsible for Trading Technology and the NYSE’s transition to a Hybrid Market. He also previously worked for Reuters and OptiMark.

Mr. Flax holds a Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University and was an Undergraduate Research Fellow in High Energy Astrophysics at CalTech in a joint program with the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and NASA.