Devexperts, one of the leading platform technology developers in the foreign exchange (forex) industry, has managed to recruit Jon Light, an FX industry professional, to its operations in Bulgaria.
Jon Light has taken on the position of Vice President of Trading Solutions with the company. He commenced this position on the 4th of March this year and is based in Sofia, Bulgaria, Devexperts confirmed to Finance Magnates.
Before working for the FX technology company, Light was working as the Head of Product at Cobalt, a financial technology start-up focused on the institutional forex market. Here he was employed for more than two years and was based in the United Kingdom, his LinkedIn states.
In fact, Light has held numerous positions working in FX product management during his career. Before he was at Cobalt, he was at Markit, a financial information and services company, where he was a Director for FX Product Management from December 2013 until February 2017.
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Prior to this, Light was at CFH Clearing Limited, a liquidity provider. During his two-year stint with the firm which ended in December of 2013, he was the Head of Trading Solutions, based in London.
According to his LinkedIn profile, Light began his career in June of 2005 as a Technical Analyst at Marex Financial, a position he held for little over a year. From here, he then went on to work for its parent company, Marex Spectron, as the FX Solutions Manager.
Devexperts in Bulgaria
As Finance Magnates recently reported, in August of last year, Devexperts opened a new research and development center in Sofia, Bulgaria. The new R&D center is headed by Viktor Andonov, an IT industry veteran.
Headquartered in Munich, Devexperts provides specialized capital market software solutions. Its clients are primarily retail and institutional brokers, banks, wealth management firms, as well as stock and crypto exchanges. The firm, which was founded in 2002 and currently has over 400 employees, also has R&D centers in Munich, Antalya, and Porto.