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Wolfgang J Koester, Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Board

Wolfgang Koester is the CEO and co-founder of FiREapps. He has over 25 years of extensive experience in developing and implementing currency risk management programs for Fortune 2000 companies and governments. Prior to forming FiREapps, he served as President of GFTA Trendanalysen Inc., a quantitative currency management company. He has been named as one of the “100 Most Influential People in Finance” by Treasury & Risk and is a member of Global Finance's "Who's Who in Foreign Exchange.” Koester is a frequent speaker at university and industry events and is a regular contributor to industry publications, including The Economist, Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Treasury & Risk and AFP Exchange, as well as networks such as Fox Business, Bloomberg, CNBC and PBS. Koester holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Arizona State University and a Master's degree in International Management from The Garvin School of International Management. He is a board member of ACI International, The Financial Markets Association, and is a former member of the editorial board of the AFP Risk Newsletter.