FXecosystem Announces CTO

FXecosystem Announces CTO

7 December 2015 – FXecosystem, the leading provider of outsourced connectivity services to the FX market, today announced Matt Dangerfield as interim Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Matt is the one of the founders of Financial Technology Advisers (FTA).

Dangerfield, a pioneer of field-programmable gate array (FPGA) ultra-low latency technology, has over 19 years’ experience working with tier one investment banks such as Bear Stearns and Credit-Suisse in the UK, US and Japan.

From 2009 until 2014 he was CTO at Fixnetix, a start-up in the ultra-low latency market data space. At Fixnetix, Dangerfield utilised his extensive trading systems knowledge to develop the company’s long-term technology strategy, In 2015, Fixnetix was acquired by CSC (NYSE: CSC), a global leader in next generation IT services and solutions.

James Banister, CEO, FXecosystem comments, “FXecosystem is at an exciting development stage with new, innovative products such as FXeco-Eye and planned expansion into new territories. Matt has a wealth of experience to bring to this newly created role and has been working as an adviser to FXecosystem for the past 12 months, so already has in-depth company knowledge. He is the perfect choice to continue our innovation and drive to provide customers with optimal network solutions for trading.”

Matt Dangerfield, Interim CTO, FXecosystem adds, “I am delighted to be interim CTO at such an exciting time for FXecosystem. Strong leadership, innovation, collaboration, a great vision and the proven ability to deliver technically, provides our customers with real competitive advantage.”

Matt is a frequent speaker at global conferences such as Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) FIX Protocol and TradeTech. and has achieved significant industry firsts such as designing the first Nano second trading engine. In 2013 he was listed a top 3 financial technology CTO for his forward thinking and innovation. *

FXecosystem is a leading provider of outsourced connectivity services for the FX market, providing optimised network solutions for trading infrastructures. The company offers low latency network connectivity, co-location/proximity hosting and fully managed services. For further details, visit www.fxecosystem.com

Matt Dangerfield is the founder of Financial Technology Advisers (FTA), an advisory that enables business to embrace all types of current technology, blend it with newer technology and take it to the market for strategic business advancement. For further details, visit www.fintech-advisers.com

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*The Financial News CTO listing 2013

Notes to Editors

About FXecosystem

FXecosystem is a bespoke network solution designed to ease the fragmentation of connectivity in the 24 hour FX market. Its Meet-Me-Rooms (MMR)s ™ provide centralised sources of FX connectivity to banks, buy-side and ECNs on a global scale. FXecosystem provides a single point of contact to deliver a fully outsourced solution with faster on boarding, low latency and less expensive connectivity.


FXecosystem’s portfolio also includes the innovative FXeco-Eye product which provides clients with a unique, graphical overview of their flows. This real-time network and flow operational monitoring and data visualization tool enables business units and network/trading system support teams to speed up the process of establishing the root cause of any network and trading issues. For more information, please visit www.fxecosystem.com

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