LiquidityBook, a provider of FIX and OMS trading solutions for both the buy and sell side, has announced its latest senior hire to an already rapidly growing team. Alexander Ponyrko joins the group as its newest Principal Software Engineer, landing at the company after a career spanning over nearly two decades.
Ponyrko has been working for over 17 years in the financial software and analytics space. As its Software Engineer, he will be tasked with the management, development, and oversight of LiquidityBook’s technology architecture, with an emphasis on its SaaS-based platform. In this capacity he will be reporting to Shawn Samuel, LiquidityBook’s Chief Technology Officer.
Ponyrko lands at LiquidityBook from software firm aPriori, where he worked as a staff software engineer for the past 11 years. During his lengthy tenure in the financial software segment, he also worked in senior roles at Kronos and Progress Software, among others.
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More about LiquidityBook offering
LiquidityBook’s technology, which can be integrated into existing trading systems, provides buy- and sell-side with the ability to enhance their client relationships and participation in the global markets, creating new revenue streams and reducing costs. The list of its services covers the full trade lifecycle, including order management, portfolio management, execution management, FIX network connectivity, compliance and pre- and post-trade processing.
Sean Sullivan, Chief Revenue Officer, commented on LiquidityBook’s latest appointment: “As more fund managers have begun to see the benefits of a SaaS-based software provider, our business has grown considerably. As a result, client demand for technology that can be seamlessly integrated into complex workflows is greater than ever. We are thrilled to add Alex, who will lead the way in developing solutions that will keep our clients at the forefront of the investment management space.”
Ponyrko added: “Throughout my career, I have enjoyed the challenge of building industry-leading solutions with a user-first sensibility. With its dedication to providing client-driven enhancements, it is clear to me that LiquidityBook shares these values. I am truly excited about the work we are doing to help our clients trade as efficiently and effectively as possible.”