Meet the Liquid Claims team

Erik Cohen, Chief Technology Officer

Mr. Cohen started his career in the technology world by forming his own company at age 14. He provided tech support, custom software solutions, customized hardware, and networking services to a variety of professional clients and companies. He maintained the company throughout his years at Rutgers, Chubb Institute, and Thomas M. Cooley Law School. He has also provided consultancy in the political arena and served as chief technical advisor on two campaigns, one for the House of Representatives, and one for a mayoral election. At WeGuardYou.com he reported directly to the CTO as lead programmer for WeGuardYou.com who specialized in high end security solutions for large companies (generally corporate headquarters) and estate homes. In his venture, as CTO at InfoExchange, Inc, he led a team of developers and computer engineers in designing a real-time information engine to deliver relevant proprietary research reports to targeted investors. InfoExchange was recently sold to a large financial services company specializing in illiquid securities.

Vadim Parfilko – Software Architect

Mr. Parfilko has over ten years of back-end and front-end programming experience. He began his software developer career by joining Forbes Inc. of New York in 1999 where he was responsible for creating and supporting applications for collecting, processing, and analyzing financial data. He also managed the implementation of an administration database for user-friendly applications with interactive help and on-line support. At Bett-A-Way Beverage Dist. Inc. Mr. Parfilko presented company data and online tools for customers. He specialized in the development of intuitive and easy-to-use software and inter-application communications & integration. Before joining Liquid Claims in 2010, Mr. Parfilko worked as a software developer at Telsource Co. By taking full advantage of his knowledge of technology as well as his ability to understand the real client needs he completely reorganized, redesigned and optimized code layouts of existing company applications.

David Punturieri, Senior Vice President

As Liquid Claims’ Senior Vice President, David Punturieri is responsible for overseeing the strategic development and execution of the claims monitoring and filing process for clients. He was hand-picked by Liquid Claims’ executive team to help execute their vision of optimizing the process of monitoring, filing, and recovering class action distribution proceeds.  David brings over 10 years of experience in the financial services industry and a wealth of leadership and entrepreneurial expertise to the Liquid Claims management team.

Prior to joining Liquid Claims, David lead the operations department for a New York City based hedge fund. Mr. Punturieri was an integral part in revamping their back office work-flow to ensure overall compliance and operational efficiency.  Before joining the fund, David worked at Bear Stearns within their Accounting, Project Management, and Client Service departments. He thrived as a Collateral Manager where he was responsible for managing a client portfolio of over $30 billion in assets under management.

David earned his bachelor’s degree in finance from The Peter J. Tobin School of Business at St. John’s University.

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