Scott Scalf | EVP, Technology

Scott Scalf, EVP, Technology, AlphaPoint

Scott has 25+ years of software engineering and technical management experience in the capital markets industry leading teams delivering a wide variety of business-differentiating solutions, including: OMS/EMS systems, algorithmic execution engines, securities masters, real-time position and risk, dynamic trading surveillance, post-trade regulatory reporting, market data delivery, and more. Scott’s previous roles include Head of Enterprise Technology and Head of Institutional Brokerage Technology at Susquehanna International Group, Director of Trade Lifecycle Systems at Deutsche Bank, and CTO and founder of S3 Consulting. Scott’s teams have successfully designed and delivered systems for multiple wall street institutions, including Merril Lynch,, Paine Webber, Charles Schwab, Factiva, SIG, DB, and others. Throughout his career, Scott has focused on complex, distributed, massive-volume, high-performance systems; he holds two patents for proprietary asymmetric middleware optimized for massively concurrent web applications.


Day 2 @ 11:20

Engine for (ex)change – how will technology re-invent the role of market operators in the age of the algorithm?

  • Changing business models – have exchanges morphed into technology vendors? 
  • Vision for blockchain – an end-to-end solution streamlining trading, clearing and settlement?
  • Cloud factor – will venues ultimately move market operations to the cloud?
  • Security & compliance – innovation and initiatives for bolstering security in an increasingly unsecure world
  • Artificial intelligence – what role will smart machines play in tomorrow’s exchanges?
Moderator: Chuck Mackie, Senior Advisor, Maven Wave Partners
Steve Givot, SVP, Chicago Stock Exchange
Ari Studnitzer, Managing Director, CME Group

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