Candyce speaks with Frank Piasecki of ACTIV Financial.
The efforts to enhance high frequency trading and reduce latency to the lowest possible level require specialized platforms and infrastructure. From a market data point of view, where does this leave traditional, institutional players? Global banks and institutions consume and aggregate data from a broader range of sources to distribute it in real time to a wide range of consumers; what challenges do they face as compared to smaller, more nimble players? What are the trends driving hardware acceleration for market data management?
In this episode, Candyce sits with Frank Piasecki, President and Co-founder of ACTIV Financial to discuss the various issues surrounding high speed market data.
Candyce talks with Frank Piasecki on high speed market data. Click on the player below to listen to the conversation.
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Frank Piasecki | President and Co-founder | ACTIV Financial
Frank W. Piasecki is the President and co-Founder of ACTIV Financial Systems, Inc., he has 22 years of senior management experience in the market data industry. Previously to ACTIV Frank spent 11 years at A-T Financial where he spearheaded their institutional sales programs and global customer service group. Piasecki drove a customer-centric product definition process positioning A-T as a pioneer in real-time market pricing, data feed and display technology. His previous financial services work includes the formation of SRG, Inc., a VRDO securities content management research firm. He currently serves as a board member of Clearwater Management Company, a privately held asset management company and has recently been recognized as a member of the market data hall of fame by Waters Technology.
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