Outsourced FX connectivity services provider FXecosystem has announced the addition of Matt Dangerfield as its interim Chief Technology Officer (CTO).
Matt Dangerfield is the one of the founders of Financial Technology Advisers (FTA), an advisory firm that enables business to embrace all types of current technology, blend it with newer technology and take it to the market for strategic business advancement. He is a pioneer of field-programmable gate array (FPGA) ultra-low latency technology, and has over 19 years experience working with tier one investment banks such as Bear Stearns and Credit-Suisse in the UK, US and Japan.
From 2009 until 2014 Dangerfield was CTO at Fixnetix, a start-up in the ultra-low latency market data space. At Fixnetix, Dangerfield utilised his extensive trading systems knowledge to develop the company’s long-term technology strategy. In 2015, Fixnetix was acquired by Computer Sciences Corporation (NYSE:CSC), a global leader in next generation IT services and solutions.
James Banister, CEO, FXecosystem comments,
FXecosystem is at an exciting development stage with new, innovative products such as FXeco-Eye and planned expansion into new territories. Matt has a wealth of experience to bring to this newly created role and has been working as an adviser to FXecosystem for the past 12 months, so already has in-depth company knowledge. He is the perfect choice to continue our innovation and drive to provide customers with optimal network solutions for trading.
Matt Dangerfield, Interim CTO, FXecosystem adds,
I am delighted to be interim CTO at such an exciting time for FXecosystem. Strong leadership, innovation, collaboration, a great vision and the proven ability to deliver technically, provides our customers with real competitive advantage.
Matt Dangerfield is a frequent speaker at global conferences such as Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) FIX Protocol and TradeTech. and has achieved significant industry firsts such as designing the first Nano second trading engine. In 2013 he was listed a top 3 financial technology CTO for his forward thinking and innovation.
FXecosystem is a leading provider of outsourced connectivity services for the FX market, providing optimised network solutions for trading infrastructures. The company offers low latency network connectivity, co-location/proximity hosting and fully managed services.