Rick Lane, chief technology officer of Trading Technologies is overseeing a major overhaul of how Trading Technologies develops its solutions. In part 1 of this two-part video with JLN editor-in-chief Jim Kharouf, he talks about mobile trading trends, the legacy challenges for the futures industry and rebuilding Trading Technologies’ entire architecture — and how this will all come together. In Lane’s view, rethinking the way technology is built and delivered means finding a balance of buying existing software and combining it with new solutions, a departure from the firm that traditionally built everything in-house.

In part 2 of our interview (coming soon), Lane will talk about how Trading Technologies is addressing regulation and its technology, the move of OTC into futures markets, Trading Technologies Algo Design Lab’s growth and what’s next in the futures markets.

About Rick Lane

Rick Lane is EVP/CTO at Trading Technologies. He was appointed to that position on April 2, 2012.He rejoined the company from Google, where he had worked as a product manager on their display ad serving technology. He first joined Trading Technologies in June 2010, when they acquired the company he cofounded, TickIt Trading Systems. More at MarketsWiki »

Mobile Trading Resources

  • The Pace of Innovation at TT – by Rick Lane (link)
  • Rick Lane – MarketsWiki (link)
  • Rick Lane Discusses His New Role as Chief Technology Officer at Trading Technologies – MarketsWiki.tv (link)
  • Trading Technologies – MarketsWiki (link)
  • Cutting the cord: Mobile trading 101 – Futures Magazine (link)
  • The rise and rise of mobile trading – FOW (link)

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