DataSynapse Opens London-Based European Operations with Additions to Senior Management Team

DataSynapse, a leader in distributed computing infrastructure solutions for the financial and energy industries and the winner of Risk Magazine’s “2002 Software Product of the Year”, announced today the formal opening of European operations with two additions to its senior management team. William Ross joins DataSynapse as Managing Director, Sales and Business Development-EMEA and Michael Pidgeon joins as Director of Services-EMEA.

Prior to DataSynapse, Mr. Ross managed the launching of multiple products and markets across Europe and Asia for Integral Corporation. Before joining Integral, he spent twelve years with the Misys Group where he held a number of senior positions including Sales Director, Summit Systems International; UK Country Head, Midas-Kapiti International; Divisional Director, Banking & Capital Markets, ACT Financial Systems; and, Sales Director, Banking Division, Quotient plc.

Michael Pidgeon joins DataSynapse with over 20 years of experience in developing trading and risk management systems for major European financial institutions. Before joining DataSynapse, Michael was Integral’s head derivatives and trading consultant in Europe, overseeing the building and integration of Derivative Trading Systems in Munich and a Risk Management Systems for Derivatives in Dusseldorf. Michael has also worked closely with sales in the closing of sales and building of systems for emerging markets bond, Monte Carlo Risk Management System and J2EE e-Commerce Interest Rate Derivative Trading platforms.

"Client requirements have fueled DataSynapse’s expansion from our initial headquarters in New York, to Chicago, Houston, San Francisco, and now London. Today, we have a critical mass of global financial services and energy firms that seek to deploy the LiveCluster solution." states Peter Lee, CEO of DataSynapse, "With the hiring of Willy and Mike, we continue to solidify our position as the leading provider of guaranteed, self-managed, distributed computing solutions in the financial services and energy sectors."

"My clients have cited application performance and reliability and efficiency as key concerns for years. DataSynapse brings together the right team, with the right product at the right time." said Ross, "I expect LiveCluster to become the de facto standard for guaranteed distributed computing in the European financial services and energy community."

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