Americas Trading Briefing (NYC) 2018 Speakers

April 9 2018

Keynote Speaker

Michael Blum

Michael is Chief Technology Officer for Electronic Trading, Goldman Sachs. He is responsible for defining uniform electronic trading architecture standards for Securities Systematic Solutions (S^3) and managing all related development teams, with the goal of developing an optimized large-scale electronic trading platform. Michael joined Goldman Sachs in 2017 as a partner. Prior to joining the firm, Michael most recently worked at global trading firm KCG...

Speakers

Amy May

Amy May, Executive Director, Electronic Trading, Morgan Stanley and runs the global Morgan Stanley Electronic Trading (MSET) vendor management team. A member of the firm since 1996, Amy and the vendor management team cover global connectivity for all cash, program, algorithmic and direct market access offering for equities, options and futures products . Amy started her career at Morgan Stanley in their Tokyo branch and...

Bill Hayden

Bill Hayden is a Managing Director at Tradeweb, leading the firm’s Trade Processing team and overseeing system integrations with clients, dealers and third-party vendors. He utilizes his operational and technical expertise to also lead Tradeweb’s System Integration team, which is responsible for establishing server-to-server connectivity with clients’ internal trade processing systems. During his tenure, Bill has served in a number of key roles, including the...

Brian Lees

Brian Lees, Co-Chair Global Buy-side Working Group, FIX Trading Community, AVP, Manager, Equity Trading Product Owner, Capital Group Brian Lees currently manages Capital Group’s proprietary equity order management system. He played a central role in the development of the firm’s first FIX implementation in 1999 and has been closely involved with the application of FIX in the equities space for 20 years. He has been...

Chris Monnery

With a decade of experience in the electronic trading space, Chris joined Fidessa in 2016 to head up Americas Product Marketing for Fidessa’s Electronic Execution business. Chris’s role is to drive the latest innovations and product strategy for Fidessa’s growing suite of sophisticated electronic trading solutions including Fidessa’s Low-Touch OMS and the firm’s low-latency execution platform. Chris also has extensive capital markets experience beyond electronic...

Christopher Chattaway

Chris Chattaway, Managing Director — FICC SMM Trading Christopher is Co-head of Global G10 Spot and Americas Emerging Markets (EM) Foreign Exchange (FX) One Delta Trading. He is also responsible for the FX and Commodities Systematic Market Making business. He is a member of the Regional Securities Division Automated Trading Controls Committee (Americas). Previously, he worked in FX Strats, FX Spot Trading and FX Technology....

Courtney McGuinn

Courtney Doyle McGuinn, Operations Director, FIX Trading Community Courtney Doyle McGuinn is the Operations Director of FIX Trading Community.  Courtney has been a dedicated FIX resource for 15 years providing continued support and significant leadership and has leveraged her unique understanding of FIX’s operational and strategic needs to ensure the continual growth of the FIX organization and the FIX Protocol.  As part of her role,...

Debby Wilson

Debby Wilson is a Vice President and the Head of the Equities Engineering Americas Regulatory Program, Goldman Sachs. She is responsible for implementing Equities regulations requiring an engineering build, driving ongoing compliance and control initiatives, and responding to regulator exams and inquiries. Previously, she worked in Technology Management, focused on Business Resilience and Operational Risk. Debby joined the firm in 1999 and holds a BS...

Emiko Kamoda

Emiko Kamoda, Managing Director, COO Global Equities Execution Services, Goldman Sachs. Emiko is the Chief Operations Officer for Global Equities Execution Services, where she manages business metrics, client connectivity and onboarding globally. In her previous role, she oversaw strategic equities initiatives related to the electronic trading business. Prior to that, Emiko led the development of algorithmic trading products in the Americas and has also worked...

Geoffroy Vander Linden

Geoffroy Vander Linden joined Trax in 2014 and is the Country Head for the Netherlands in Amsterdam. Prior to this he was Head of Business Development, being responsible for the development of new business lines and for the revenue across Trax, the post-trade engine of MarketAxess. Last year, he was in charge of the development of Trax’s cross asset-class transparency and trade reporting solutions (APA)...

George Rosenberger

George Rosenberger, Senior Vice President of Global Managed Services, Itiviti George is the SVP of Global Managed Services at Itiviti; the new leading technology & solutions provider for the capital markets industry created by uniting Orc Group; the leader in trading and electronic execution & CameronTec Group; the global standard in financial messaging infrastructure and connectivity. Prior to CameronTec, George worked as a Managing Director...

Hu Liang

Hu Liang is the founder and CEO of Ominex, the institutional investment and trading platform for crypto-assets. Most recently Hu was a Senior Managing Director and founder of the Emerging Technologies Center (ETC) at State Street Bank & Trust. ETC focused on the prototyping of emerging technologies, such as machine learning, blockchain, augmented reality and others.  From 2011 to 2015, Hu was in Hong Kong,...

Ian Cameron

Ian Cameron, Vice President, Prime Services Hedge Fund Consulting, Goldman Sachs is responsible for applications and business processes consulting for new and existing hedge fund relationships. Ian has over 20 years of experience in the financial industry deploying technology and operational processes to address business needs.  This includes project management, requirements analysis, vendor selection processes and workflow reengineering.  He has extensive experience with the integration...

Louis Rosato

Louis John Rosato, III, Co-Chair Americas Regional Committee, FIX Trading Community, Director, BlackRock Louis John Rosato, III, Director, is a member of BlackRock’s Global Investment Operations Leadership. He oversees Business Strategy and Industry Relationship Management with Blackrock’s Clients, Counterparties, Providers and Industry Partners within Investment Operations, and is responsible for global oversight across the Post Trade and Asset Servicing functions for all products including Cash...

Mark Gurliacci

Mark Gurliacci is the Senior Quantitative Trader at AllianceBernstein.  In his role, Mark has responsibilities for all algorithmic trading strategies and quantitative analysis for the Global Equities Trading desks. He manages the firm’s Systematic Trading and Auto-Routing (STAR) framework, is chairperson of the Automated Trading Oversight Committee and a member of the Brokerage Allocation, Swing Pricing, Liquidity Risk Management and Best Execution Committees. Prior to...

Michael Babic

Michael Babic runs the Americas Electronic FX sales business at Goldman Sachs.  He spent the first years of his career in FX prime brokerage at Deutsche Bank before moving into electronic sales in 2007 joining FX Marketspace as a sales associate.  In 2009, Michael moved to Citibank where he spent the next 5 years on the electronic sales team, building out their distribution business focusing...

Michael Bird

Michael Bird is the Senior Managing Director of Triad Securities Corp., responsible for the firm’s sales, operations, finances an d new business development.  Prior to Triad Securities, Mr. Bird spent 13 years a senior executive with Bank of America Merrill Lynch in New York.  Most recently, as Managing Director, he headed and successfully grew two profitable divisions:  Broadcort (trade clearing services) and Global Commission Management....

Michael Mollet

Michael Mollet is a Director of Product Development at Cboe Global Markets and Managing Director of Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE). As a member of Cboe’s Multi Asset Solutions team, Michael’s responsibilities include product evaluation, planning and delivery. Previously, he was responsible for the day-to-day operations of CFE while maintaining a business development focus on VIX and variance futures. Prior to joining Cboe in 2004, Michael...

Nicola White

Nicola White is a Managing Director and the Global COO of the Fixed Income Market Making business at Citadel Securities. This business includes interest rate and credit asset classes, including both derivative and cash products. Nicola is responsible for business development, new markets advances and regulatory solutions. Nicola has over 13 years of experience in financial services, spanning Trading and Software development. Prior to joining...

Scott Atwell

Scott Atwell is the Manager of FIX Trading and Connectivity for American Century Investments, a leading investment manager committed to delivering superior investment performance and building long-term client relationships since 1958.  Serving investment professionals, institutions, corporations and individual investors, American Century Investments offers a broad array of products across a variety of investment disciplines.  With offices in New York, London, Hong, Kong, Mountain View, Calif....

Scott Bradley

Scott Bradley, Head of Sales and Marketing, LSE Cash Secondary Markets & Turquoise Scott Bradley is the Head of Sales and Marketing, LSE Cash Secondary Markets and Turquoise with responsibility for business development in Equities, ETF and FIxed Income trading, promoting growth and development within both existing and new markets. Scott joined the Group in March 2017 having spent the previous 17 years of his career...

Sean Ristau

Sean is the Director of Exchange Integration and Education at Bcause LLC. Sean has an extensive 17 year background in the capital markets space and is fluent with most sectors of the financial & capital markets industry. Sean was an early adopter of cryptocurrency and blockchain technologies particularly Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum, and Ripple. Sean has provided advisory to firms on initial coin offerings(ICOs) and firms looking...

Steven Wager

Steven Wager (Steve), serves as Vice President of Product within the Fidelity Center for Applied Technology, focused on cryptocurrencies and blockchain.  Mr. Wager has over 20 years of experience in emerging technologies and securities services with a broad range of roles including; roles in product, sales, operations and client services. Prior to joining Fidelity, Steve was Vice-President of Development and Operations at the Paxos Trust...

Tom Jordan

Tom Jordan, President and CEO, Jordan & Jordan, Advisory Chair, Financial Information Forum (FIF) Tom Jordan is President and CEO, founded Jordan & Jordan in 1990. From 1985-1990, he was the Managing Director of Knight-Ridder Financial/Americas. Prior to this, he was the Chairman of Monchik-Weber, a Wall Street consulting and product development firm. He also held development and marketing positions at IBM. Tom was a co-founder of...

Voyta Karas

Voyta Karas, Senior Trading Strategist, Corvil As Senior Trading Strategist at Corvil, Voyta is an integral part of the Corvil team charged with safeguarding capital market client infrastructure, which processes in excess of $1 trillion daily transactions.  For the past eight years he has been immersed in the complex and evolving world of electronic trading, supporting large investment banks, exchanges, brokers and prop shops to...

Zhuang Zhuang

Managing Director, Global Head of Equity and Derivatives Technology,  Jefferies LLC   Zhuang Zhuang is the Global Head of Equity and Derivatives technology at Jefferies. Reporting to CIO, Zhuang is responsible for technology solutions, architecture design, IT operation, systematic Regulatory & Compliance implementations, and technology partnership management for Equity, Equity Derivatives, Electronic Trading, Program Trading, Prime Brokerage, Security Finance, Convertibles, SWAPS, and ETF trading businesses...