Mehta joins leadership team as company prepares to launch next-generation TT platform
CHICAGO, February 3, 2015 – Trading Technologies International, Inc. (TT), a provider of high-performance professional trading software, announced today the appointment of Brian Mehta to the position of Chief Marketing Officer. Mehta is responsible for advancing the company’s brand, managing new product launches and leading all public outreach. He is a member of the executive team, where he reports directly to CEO Rick Lane.
Mehta joins TT from Motorola Mobility, where he served as head of North America Marketing. At Motorola, he oversaw several major marketing initiatives—such as a partnership with the NFL—and product launches for the DROID RAZR, DROID MAXX, Moto X and the Moto 360. He was previously the Director of Marketing for the Midwest Region at U.S. Cellular and has and held finance, sales and product management positions at Alcatel and SBC/Ameritech. Brian holds an undergraduate degree in economics from Northwestern University and an MBA from Northwestern’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management.
“I’m excited to join Trading Technologies,” said Mehta. “TT is a proven innovator in the trading technology space, has done a fantastic job of revitalizing its culture and is on the cusp of a groundbreaking product launch. I’m eager to continue pushing even further forward and enhancing the company’s reputation as a leader not just in trading, but in financial technology as a whole.”
“Brian brings a wealth of marketing experience to the table, as well as a track record of successful product launches,” said Rick Lane, CEO of Trading Technologies. “We’ve always been about providing traders with the tools they need to succeed, and Brian will help us better articulate just how dedicated we are to that mission. As we continue to redefine our place in the industry with the launch of the new TT platform, Brian’s leadership and brand acumen will be invaluable.”
Trading Technologies is in the process of rolling out its next-generation trading platform, simply called TT, to early-stage users, with broad distribution scheduled to begin in the first half of 2015. Delivered via the software-as-a-service (SaaS) model, the platform will provide professional traders with even higher levels of performance, functionality and accessibility than traditional trading software.
About Trading Technologies
Trading Technologies (https://www.tradingtechnologies.com, @Trading_Tech) develops and delivers professional trading software for a wide variety of users including proprietary traders, brokers, money managers, CTAs, hedge funds, and commercial hedgers and risk managers. TT provides access to 40 major international exchanges and liquidity platforms. Its recently unveiled next-generation trading platform, TT, uses the software-as-a-service (SaaS) delivery model to give users a fast, reliable, mobile solution that represents what’s next in the world of trading and technology.