Jim Northey, Co-Chair Global Technical Committee and Co-Chair High Performance Working Group, FIX Trading Community
Jim Northey currently serves as a co-chair of the FIX Global Technical Committee and is the Chair Elect of ISO TC68, the ISO Technical Committee for Financial Services. Jim is convener of ISO TC68/SC9/WG1 “ISO 20022 Semantic Models” and is the secretary of ISO TC68/SC8/WG1 “Classification of Financial Instruments Revision”. Jim is a past member of the US Treasury OFR Financial Research Advisory Committee and the US CFTC Technology Advisory Committee Subcommittee on HFT. Jim previously served in the roles of FIX Americas Region Co-chair and the co-chair of the FIX Global Derivatives Committee. Jim was awarded the FIA Annual Achievement award in 2006 as part of the team that created FIXML for listed derivatives clearing standardization.
Jim was a Senior Vice President of Strategic Research focusing on Protocol Engineering and Standards at Itiviti Group AB, following acquisition of The LaSalle Technology Group, LLC in 2015, which he co-founded in 2006.
Jim holds a B.S. in Mathematics from the University of Indianapolis and an M.S. in Financial Markets and Trading from Illinois Institute of Technology. Jim is an adjunct instructor of Finance at Michigan Technological University where he teaches Derivatives and Financial Engineering.