The event marked a landmark for OptionsCity as the presence of prominent speakers, sponsors, traders, leading market professional demonstrated the critical importance of this growing electronic options industry. A highlight of the event was the keynote presentation by Michael Gorham (Director of Financial Markets at the Stuart School of Business, IIT). A special feature of the occasion included live demos where traders could see how OptionsCity Metro would work in the real environment. The event intended âto provide the industry with a first hand view of OptionsCity Metro and also gave the opportunity to answer questionsâ.
âChicago has the biggest derivatives exchange in the world and electronic trading is finally here and in a big way. Survival as a trader depends upon being able to adapt to this new world and hopefully firms like OptionsCity can help lead the transformation to electronic tradingâ said Michael Gorham, speaking at the event.
âWe were pleased with the response we got to our event. The support we received from traders and market makers was incredible and we would like to thank them for contributing to our success. We look forward to delivering effective solutions which will enable them to trade more successfully than ever beforeâ says Hazem Dawani, President & CEO of OptionsCity. In addition to Hazem Dawani, the OptionsCity management team includes: Victor Glava, VP Development and CTO; Rudy Fasouliotis, VP Services; and Steve Kosanovich, VP Sales.