âOur expansion into Europe addresses a growing demand from the European trading community,â said Ted Myerson, CEO of FTEN. âBrokers, exchanges and infrastructure providers across Europe are seeking to expand their business to accommodate the rapid growth in high-frequency tradingâ continued Myerson. âValerie will adapt our business model and partnering arrangements to the European landscape, while introducing best practices for high-frequency trading and high-frequency risk controlsâ Myerson added.
âMy goal is to establish FTEN as a trusted partner for market participants who want to expand their Sponsored Access business into this high-frequency sectorâ claimed Ms. Bannert-Thurner.
The FTEN Execution and Risk Control platform offers hedge funds, proprietary trading firms and their sponsoring broker a platform for high speed executions across multiple venues and asset classes along with real-time pre-trade and post-trade risk controls to continuously monitor âblack boxâ trading positions and limits. Ms. Bannert-Thurner has a B.S.M.E., M.S. and Ph.D. in Strategic Management from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH Zurich. She has authored articles in finance, strategy and technology, and has spoken at several Industry conferences.