Jon Butler

Jon Butler, CEO and co-founder, Velox

Jon is CEO and co-founder of Velox, a fintech firm enabling Capital Markets developers to build software faster. Prior to founding Velox, Jon was a Managing Director at Goldman Sachs where he held roles as Head of Equities Trading Technology and Head of Operations Technology. At GS, he focused on the electronification of the Equities market, the implementation of Dodd-Frank and the large-scale industrialization of the bank’s Operations function.

Jon was also an MD at RBS where he co-headed Markets Technology and was responsible for building a cross-asset flow trading platform that could be used both internally and directly by clients. Jon began his career in the late 90’s as developer at NatWest Markets in Hong Kong, building Index Arbitrage systems and holds a BSc in Software Engineering from University of Birmingham, UK.