Voice trading firm GreenKey announced Nader Shwayhat as its new CEO.
Prior to joining GreenKey, Shwayhat founded Pivot, an instant messaging service for financial markets that was sold to CME Group. As executive director, global head of sales and marketing at CME, he helped found a division that looked to deliver technology tools directly to trading customers CME Direct. Most recently, Shwayhat was global head of sales and business development at Novus Partners.
He has been working as a strategic advisor with GreenKey since November last year.
Anthony Tassone, GreenKey founder and chief product officer, said Shwayhat will lead the firm’s next chapter with enthusiasm and commercial focus.
“His domain expertise and executive leadership within capital markets position him perfectly to lead our firm through our next chapter of exciting growth and execution,” said Tassone.
Shwayhat said he is excited to help bring disruptive products to the industry.
“Having participated in the evolution of unified communications over the last decade, it’s clear that advanced voice interfaces and artificial intelligence-driven speech recognition represent the next wave of innovation on trading floors,” Shwayhat said. “GreenKey is challenging the entire notion of financial phone, turret, and transcription services.
IBM makes headway with blockchain and encryption services; the FCA's Stephen Hanks says firms need to make decisions about their ARMs and APA providers soon.Subscribe to Weekly Wrap emails