Spotlight on Ryan Pierce

What will you be doing as technical director at FPL?In the near term I'm going to be working closely with exchanges, ATSs and regulators. FPL sees a lot of benefit in talking to entities like these which have many connections throughout the industry, and convincing them to adopt FIX in as standard a way as possible.Are there any efforts you'll be leading that specifically address buy-side and hedge fund firms?It's a blanket effort, but there are some buy-side-specific issues involved as well