Bardya consults companies, designs systems, and invests early-stage businesses. His vision is to build opportunities on the current economic macro-environments. As an entrepreneur and manager of financial capital, he is well-versed in the financial systems, brokerage services, as well as fintech.
Bardya was a York University graduate, where he earned a Bachelors and Masters in Mathematics. From 1997 to2003, he worked as a senior software engineer and project manager at Belzberg Technologies Inc. As part of his responsibilities, he was responsible to hire programmers, create trading engines, and design US self-clearing equity systems.
Later, he worked as a manager at Royal Capital Management. A family office, he then went on to start Virtual Brokers. BBS Securities was an online broker that was purchased by CI Financial. Virtual Brokers was founded under his vision. They reduced Canadian commissions to almost zero and were ranked numerous times by Globe and Mail as the best online broker. Pario Technologies was established by him in this period. It is where he created and implemented trading and clearing systems for Canada and US Equities and Options.
Bardya is a member in good standing of IIROC Ontario District. He was there for 2 years, 2012-2014. This has allowed him to make a significant contribution to the regulatory environment. From 2015 to 2018, he served as Neo Exchange Director.
Bardya, in addition to his business leadership responsibilities Bardya Ziaian has an affinity for the entertainment sector. Super Dicks is his comedy thriller.
In 2015, he established Pario Technologies Corp. and created and operated a clearing and trading system for Canada and US Equities and Options. He sold the businesses to CI Financial in 2017, one of Canada’s largest independent financial firms.
Ziaian believes that it is possible to get lost in the drama of the movie industry such as concerns about theaters’ future and criticisms of superhero stories. However, it can be a wonderful time in filmmaking.