Americas Trading Briefing 2019 - New York Speakers

April 8 2019

Americas Trading Briefing 2019 Keynote Speakers

John Cosenza

John Cosenza, Managing Director, Electronic Trading, Goldman Sachs John is head of the Electronic Trading US Franchise Distribution team. In his role, he is responsible for delivering automated execution capabilities across equities, options and synthetic products to the firm’s clients as well as identifying client needs and creating unique, differentiated solutions. His responsibilities also include managing the content marketing of Goldman Sachs Electronic Trading. John...

David Jeria

David Jeria, Managing Director, Electronic Trading, Goldman Sachs David manages the Equity Execution Solutions team in the Americas within Goldman Sachs Electronic Trading. Previously, he worked on the Equity Algo Strats team, designing and building automated execution strategies for the firm and clients. David joined Goldman Sachs in 2007 as an analyst on the Equity Execution Strategies team and was named managing director in 2017....

Richard Johnson

Richard Johnson, Vice President, Market Structure and Technology, Greenwich Associates Richard Johnson is an equities and financial technology expert in the Firm’s Market Structure and Technology practice. He has 20 years of industry experience in financial markets. Richard began his career at Barra (now MSCI Barra) as a sales consultant for their suite of risk models and portfolio construction tools. From Barra he joined Investment...

Americas Trading Briefing 2019 Speakers

Amy Hong

Amy D. Hong, Managing Director, Global Head of Market Structure Strategy, Goldman Sachs Amy is head of Market Structure Strategy for the Securities Division. She serves on the Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC Fixed Income Best Execution Subcommittee and was previously co-head of the Securities Division Women’s Network. Previously, Amy was on the Municipal Bond Trading desk. Prior to that, she worked on public sector...

Bill Hebert

Bill Hebert, Co-Chair Global Member Services Committee, FIX Trading Community William H. Hebert is a senior industry advisor and consultant working with various organizations and committees in both financial services and other industries. Throughout his career Mr. Hebert has been responsible for strategic technology, product and business development, electronic trading & trading systems technology, global market structure initiatives, client relationship management and strategic partnerships. Mr....

Carl Forsberg

Carl Forsberg is a Director on Axoni’s Enterprise Solutions team, where he focuses on building and deploying large-scale distributed ledger initiatives with the world’s leading financial institutions. Prior to Axoni Carl worked in Fixed Income and Commodities at Morgan Stanley, as well as Deutsche Bank within the Global Markets business. Carl has a B.S. in Management from Boston College and a MSc in Finance from...

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 Rodriguez

Christopher Rodriguez is the Global Head of Workflow at Symphony where he leads financial services workflow automation and development using open APIs, standard integrations and partner applications on the platform. Prior to joining Symphony in 2017, he was a partner of Eris Exchange holding multiple leadership positions throughout his tenure. Mr. Rodriguez also previously held executive positions with CME Group, NYMEX and listed derivatives management...

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,...

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...

Enrico Cacciatore

Enrico Cacciatore, Senior Quantitative Trader, Head of Market Structure and Trading Analytics, Voya Investment Management Enrico runs trading for the quantitative equity team as well as all ETP trading for the Multi-Asset Strategies Solutions team. In addition to trading, Enrico leads the effort in evaluating and improving the overall trading process from both an execution and systems prospective. Enrico was the 2018 Markets Media Buy-Side...

Jamie Benincasa

Jamie Benincasa is Senior Vice President and Global Head of Sales at FlexTrade Systems, Inc.  With more than 20 years of experience in electronic and program trading, Benincasa began his career at Instinet’s Crossing Network in 1993 and has worked for such firms as Credit Suisse, D.E. Shaw and JPMorgan.  Prior to joining FlexTrade, Benincasa was responsible for running Instinet’s US Program Trading Desk where...

Lael Wakefield

Lael Wakefield is President of the Americas for Itiviti and is responsible for all aspects of the business as well as the 120 employees within the region. Their new Connect and Trade solutions portfolios make up one of the most comprehensive offerings in capital markets technologies and services – providing the functionality to match any trading style across asset classes. After a brief stint in...

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...

Michael Lurie

Michael Lurie, Director Regulatory Reporting Equities Trading Technology, Credit Suisse Michael is currently Director Regulatory Reporting within Equities Trading Technology at Credit Suisse.   He has over 20 years experience with equities trading and trade processing systems, and for the past 10+ years has focused on regulatory-driven,  system and process change.  Michael Is Co-Chairman of the Financial Information Forum – Front Office Committee and has been...

Nick Barnes

Nick Barnes is the Sales & Business Development Lead for MarketAxess’ Trax Repo business, joining in September 2018 to help enhance and grow the repo confirmation solution. Prior to this, he spent 17 years at Barclays Capital where he worked as a repo trader on the European Government bond desk and helped to set up and manage the financing and operations of an internal macro...

Rupam Yadav

Rupam Yadav – Managing Director, Head of Americas Equities Trading Platform Development Rupam is currently working at Goldman Sachs as the Head of Americas Equities Trading Platform Development team. His team is responsible for building out the technology running the various Equities Electronic Trading systems. Prior to that, he was involved in the build and rollout of the firm’s Global multi-asset class Order Management and...

Scott Atwell

Scott P. Atwell, Director, FIX Trading Community, Manager of FIX Trading and Connectivity, American Century Investments 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...

Shelly Bohlin

Shelly Bohlin, Vice President, FINRA Shelly Bohlin is a Vice President in the Quality of Markets Section of FINRA’s Market Regulation Department. She oversees the Market Analysis and Audit Trail Group which is responsible for monitoring member firm compliance with FINRA Rules and federal securities laws related to market making, order handling, trade reporting and FINRA’s Order Audit Trail System (OATS).  Ms. Bohlin has worked...

Steve Fazio

Steve Fazio, Co-Founder and COO, Access Fintech Steve Fazio is a Co-Founder and COO of Access Fintech. Steve is responsible for product delivery and day-to-day operations. Prior to Access Fintech, Steve spent 8 years at Traiana leading product innovation and building new financial infrastructure.

Steve Kelly

Steven Kelly, CFA, Product Manager, NEX Steve Kelly is a Product Manager at NEX Markets responsible for NEX Trade Operations Services.Prior to joining NEX, Steve worked at Bloomberg, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and Scudder Investments.  Steve is a transformational leader with a reputation for delivering innovative strategies and solutions across the full spectrum of financial services.

Steven Morgan

Steven Morgan was named Global Head of Securities Settlements Operations & Technology in January 2017. In April 2017 Steve also assumed responsibility for Operations Client and Control Technology. Previous to this role Steven held roles as the head of Prime Finance Operations in April [2016 – 2017] and Co-Head of Capital Markets Operations Middle Office [2014 – 2017]. Steven’s Operations responsibilities include clearing Equities and...

Timothy Stark

Timothy Stark, Equity Analytics, Capital Group Timothy joined The Capital Group Companies in 2008 and is a member of the firm’s Market and Transaction Research (MTR) group.  MTR conducts research into all aspects of equity market structure.  The group does everything from traditional TCA to studying market structure and regulatory issues to creating quantitative models of market phenomena.  Prior to joining Capital Group, Timothy traded...

Tom Jordan

Tom Jordan, President and CEO, Jordan & Jordan Tom Jordan is President and CEO. 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 the Financial Information Forum (FIF) and the initial Chair of FISD....

Tom Schouwenaars

Tom Schouwenaars, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs Tom manages the Equity Algo Strats team in the Americas, researching and developing electronic execution strategies for the firm’s Equities and Electronic Trading franchise since 2009. Previously, he worked in Global Securities Services on portfolio risk and flow analysis. Tom joined Goldman Sachs in 2006 as an associate in Equity Derivatives Research strats and was named managing director in...

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