NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BTIG, LLC announced today that Pawan Misra has joined the firm in New York as Managing Director and the Chief Technology Officer (CTO). As CTO, he will be responsible for helping to develop and deploy technologies across the firm. With extensive buy and sell-side experience, Mr. Misra is uniquely qualified to advance BTIG’s global technology initiatives, driving strategy, innovations and the exploration of new business ventures.
“We are pleased to welcome Pawan to the BTIG leadership team,” said Scott Kovalik, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of BTIG. “Pawan will lead the development of next generation technologies, strengthen critical infrastructure, and play a key role in shaping the technology agenda across our businesses worldwide.”
In this role, Mr. Misra joins the firm’s Global Operating Committee. He has nearly 30 years of industry experience. Prior to BTIG, Mr. Misra ran High Performance Hosting at Credit Suisse, as Global Head of Low Latency Electronic Trading Infrastructure and GRID Computing. He focused on engineering and maintaining solutions for the firm’s electronic trading clients, internal market making systems and proprietary dark pool. Mr. Misra was also responsible for developing a global public cloud connectivity platform at the firm for IaaS, PaaS and SaaS connectivity worldwide. Earlier in his career, he was Global Head of Databases at Bloomberg, where he held several roles between 2003 and 2011. Mr. Misra was a Quant Developer at PDT and Morgan Stanley, responsible for designing and deploying PDT’s fully automated model of an equities pairs trading system. He began his career as a Systems Manager at D.E. Shaw.
“Throughout his distinguished career, Pawan has demonstrated his commitment to institutional success,” said Anton LeRoy, Chief Operating Officer of BTIG. “Tasked with managing BTIG’s technology roadmap, he will streamline day-to-day operations, deliver reliable and state-of-the-art systems, and enhance the client experience.”
BTIG is a global financial services firm specializing in institutional trading, investment banking, research and related brokerage services. With an extensive global footprint and more than 560 employees, BTIG, LLC and its affiliates operate out of 17 cities throughout the U.S., and in Europe, Asia and Australia. BTIG offers execution, expertise and insights for equities, equity derivatives, ETFs and fixed income, currency and commodities (futures, commodities, foreign exchange, interest rates, credit, and convertible and preferred securities). The firm’s core capabilities include global execution, portfolio, electronic and outsource trading, transition management, investment banking, prime brokerage, capital introduction, corporate access, research and strategy, commission management and more.
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