Sterling Trading Tech Taps Fintech Veteran Todd Kenney as CTO

Kenney joins the company with more than two decades worth of experience in the financial technology industry.

Sterling Trading Tech, a provider of professional trading technology, announced on Tuesday that it has secured financial technology veteran Todd Kenney as its Chief Technology Officer (CTO).

Kenney joins the company with more than two decades worth of experience in the financial technology industry. During his career, he has had a particular focus on capital market solutions.

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Todd Kenney’s career highlights

Most recently, he was the CTO of PCS, LLC, a company that operates in the retirement planning industry. Here he worked in the Greater Philadelphia area in the United States from June 2018 until October of this year.

Todd Kenney the CTO at Sterling Trading Tech
Todd Kenney
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Prior to this, Kenney was the Director of Operations at ICE (Intercontinental Exchange), the parent company of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). At the firm, he managed technology development and operations initiatives.

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During his career, Kenney has gained experience in multi-asset trading platforms, order management, risk solutions, and alternative trading systems. He has held positions throughout the technology landscape, including front office, middle office, clearing and messaging operations.

Farid Naib the CEO of Sterling Trading Tech
Farid Naib
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Commenting on the appointment, Farid Naib, CEO of Sterling Trading Tech said: “we are very happy to have Todd join the Sterling team. Todd brings valuable outside experience and will add to our existing management team.

“As STT continues to scale and to focus on advanced technology, Todd’s background will help us to deliver the best possible systems to our clients now and in the future.”

Before working at ICE, Kenney was the Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer at Ballista Securities, a registered broker/dealer. He worked with the firm from May 2007 until 2011, when it was acquired by ICE.

Sterling provides technology solutions for global equities, equity options, and futures markets. The company’s trading platforms currently touch five percent of the daily US equity volume. Thanks to an increase in demand, the firm has been able to grow significantly over the past year and expand its product offerings.

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