FIX Seminar, June 14, 2005
Jonathan Dean, MarketAxess
Jonathan A. Dean has been Head of Connectivity at MarketAxess since August 2004 with
responsibility for all buyside and sellside application interfaces. Prior to his current role,
Mr. Dean was Head of Operations Technology Development from 2002 to 2004, and
from 2000 to 2002 was responsible for the implementation of operations in both the U.S.
and European offices of MarketAxess. From 1997 to 2000, Mr. Dean was a Project
Manager for Fixed Income at Goldman Sachs and was responsible for the implementation
of Operation Systems for Corporates, Municipals, Agencies and New Issues. Mr. Dean
has a B.S. in Biology and B.S. in Psychology from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and
State University, and an M.B.A. from Syracuse University.
Mr. Stephane DiTullio, Barclays Capital
Stephane DiTullio serves as Director, Global Head of eFutures at Barclays Capital. He is
based in New York and reports to Amy Nauiokas, Global Head of eCommerce at
Barclays Capital. As Global Head of eFutures, Mr. DiTullio is responsible for the
marketing and business development of Barclays Capital’s electronic Futures platforms
to the firm’s global clients. Mr. DiTullio also plays an active role in the development of
the firm’s Prime Brokerage and electronic Derivatives businesses globally. As Global
Head of eFutures. DiTullio was instrumental in developing Barclays Capital’s Direct
Market Access (DMA) solutions for the firm’s Futures and Equities businesses. Mr.
DiTullio joined Barclays Capital in 1998 as a Futures broker. Prior to Barclays Capital,
he was Head of US Sales at 24h Futures Trading in Chicago.
Mr. DiTullio received his BA in Economics from Eastern Michigan University and his
MBA from the Loyola Business School, Chicago.
Richard S. Enfield, CPA, Charles River Development
Rick Enfield joined Charles River Development in 1999 and in 2000 became the Director
of Professional Services, managing the account implementation, account management,
and documentation and training departments. In 2002, he was promoted to Product
Manager and is currently responsible for the direction of Charles River’s product
portfolio. He serves as a key liaison between clients and the firm’s professional services
and development staff.
Prior to joining Charles River, Rick was a Vice President at State Street Bank where he
managed a 40-person Fund Administration Department providing administration,
compliance, and tax services to clients in the mutual fund industry. He developed the
departmental administration guidelines and procedures used across State Street’s
administration client base in the U.S. and Canada. Prior to his position at State Street,
Rick provided administration, consulting and tax services to master/feeder clients in the
U.S. and Cayman Islands at Signature Financial Group. He developed the lot-level
partnership allocation and multi-class allocation systems used by all of Signature’s
After graduating from Tulane University with a BS in Business and a concentration in
accounting, Rick spent eight years as an auditor for PriceWaterhouseCoopers. He
specialized in the investment company industry. Rick is a licensed CPA in
Massachusetts and is a member of the AICPA and MSCPA.
Mr. Brian Gay, TransactTools
Brian is currently the VP of Sales at TransactTools, where he has been working for the
past 2 years. Prior to heading Sales, Brian oversaw account relationships and business
development initiatives, and has been an active member of the FIX Protocol Ltd.
organization. His involvement has included participation in the Certification Working
Group, serving as the TransactTools representative on several committees (Americas
Regional, Business Practices, Education and Marketing), and as a contributing editor of
the “FIX Implementation Guide”. Before joining TransactTools, Brian was the Global
Head of Client Connectivity at Bloomberg L.P., responsible for the sale and
implementation of electronic trading interfaces for the various Bloomberg trading
platforms. While at Bloomberg, Brian spearheaded the effort to bring automated
certification services to Bloomberg customers, and has been an advocate of providing
these services to the financial services community in general.
James Henderson, NYFIX
James Henderson is Vice President for NYFIX, Inc. where he heads the Company’s FIX
and Product Integration Group. In this role, Mr. Henderson is responsible for NYFIX
application integration as well as production integration, roll-outs and upgrades for all
FIX-based systems. Mr. Henderson oversees the NYFIX FIX production environment
including testing, certification and product implementation. Mr. Henderson also manages
integration efforts with third party and vendor-based systems connecting to the NYFIX
Network or integrating with other NYFIX products and services, including back office,
export transfer and various testing environments.
Prior to joining NYFIX in 2000, Mr. Henderson was employed by UBS Warburg where
he was involved in FIX testing and integration. Prior to that, Mr. Henderson held various
networking and information technology roles for major consumer products companies.
Mr. Henderson earned a B.S. in Finance from Manhattan College.
Edward Hoffman, Banc of America Securities
Edward Hoffman is currently head of global corporate syndication technology at Banc of
America Securities. He is an early adapter of FIX for use in buy-side and sell-side order
management systems and is on the FPL eSyndicate committee and the IPMA (now
ICMA) technical steering committee. He has extensive experience in developing
portfolio management, equities and fixed income trading systems, analytics, order
management systems, and ECN’s at Goldman Sachs, Citigroup, and Barclays (BZW).
Mr. Sam Johnson, TransactTools
Sam Johnson is the Founder and CEO of TransactTools. Sam has over fifteen years of
software development experience, nine of that spent designing and developing electronic
trading systems in the financial services industry. Immediately prior to founding
TransactTools, Sam spent four years at Goldman Sachs working with institutions,
exchanges, vendors, and industry groups to make global electronic securities trading
more efficient. As Vice President, Electronic Trading at Goldman, Sam participated
actively in industry initiatives around straight through processing and electronic trading,
serving as a Director of FIX Protocol Limited and Co-Chair of the Global FIX Technical
Committee. Sam earned degrees in Computer and Mathematical Science and played
rugby at Rice University.
Mr. Eric Karpman, Bear, Stearns & Co.
Eric Karpman has over 15 years of a broad industry-based and academic experience. He
started his career on the vendor side (working for a software development company
Executech); continued on the equity side at Fuji Bank, switched to the fixed income side
when he joined JJ Kenney trading unit of Standard & Poor's and recently moved to
manage the technology behind the municipal bonds trading unit at Bear Stearns. The
variety of industry experience substantially broadened Eric’s understanding of unique
requirements in each of the industry segments and allowed him to implement the
knowledge in designing, developing and implementing technical solutions for
communications between market participants. Eric has also taught various courses at a
number of colleges and universities in the Tri-State area (Eric has a PhD in Computer
Science), which enabled him to get comfortable with presenting various subjects to and
persuading the large audiences as well as expanded his professional network. Eric has
been an active member of many industry associations, spoken on a number of
conferences and was recently elected a Co-Chair of the FIX Protocol Fixed Income
Mr. Alexander Mologoko, B2Bits
Alexander Mologoko has been involved in the area of financial markets applications from
the earliest stage of his career. Being one of the co-founders of B2BITS Corp. he's also
Chief Software Architect behind FIXAntenna – the fastest FIX Engine in existence -
and FACTS - an official FIX Protocol certification system - as well as several other
flagship B2BITS products and technologies. He has been repeatedly recognized for his
expertise in FIX Protocol and Electronic Trading implementation working as a consultant
on projects for leading financial institutions such as Charles Schwab Capital Markets and
JP Morgan. Alexander is an active participant in the FIX Protocol community. He is a
contributing member of Global Fixed Income Committee, Certification Working Group.
His current position with B2BITS is SVP/CTO. He earned his MS in Computer Science
at National Aviation University in Ukraine and MBA in Finance at Zicklin School of
James Rucker, MarketAxess
James N.B. Rucker has been Chief Financial Officer of MarketAxess since June 2004.
From the Company’s formation in April 2000 through June 2004, Mr. Rucker was Head
of Finance and Operations, with responsibility for finance and certain client and dealer
services. From January 1995 to April 2000, Mr. Rucker was Vice President and Head of
International Fixed Income Operations at Chase Manhattan Bank, where he was
responsible for the settlement of international securities, and loan, option and structured
trades. He also was a Director of the Emerging Markets Clearing Corporation from 1999
to 2000. Mr. Rucker received a B.S. in Economics and Politics from Bristol University,
Lisa Taikitsadaporn, Brook Path Partners
Lisa Taikitsadaporn, known as “Lisa T.” to many who have worked with her, is well
respected for her knowledge on issues relating to electronic trading and connectivity.
Lisa is co-founder, executive vice president and COO at Brook Path Partners. She is an
active participant in the FIX protocol community, co-chairing the Global Fixed Income
Technical Subcommittee and serving on the editorial board of FPL's quarterly FIXGlobal
journal. She is a contributing member of the e-Syndicate Working Group, Foreign
Exchange Working Group and Certification Working Group. She also co-authored the
FIX Protocol Fixed Income Gap Analysis that is the foundation of the FIX 4.4 fixed
As an integral member of Thomson Financial’s TradeRoute product team for seven years
she has been recognized for her expertise in FIX protocol implementation. She currently
advises buy-side and sell-side firms, in addition to product vendors and ATS/ECNs, on
FIX implementation and connectivity for equity and fixed income trading. Prior to
Thomson Financial, Lisa was a Software QA Engineer at Progress Software where she
was part of a team of QA engineers responsible for creating and maintaining test
automation suites for internal product testing efforts.