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Recorded Webinar: How to make outsourced infrastructure work for trading

11 October 2022

Transitioning from in-house to outsourced trading infrastructure is a significant challenge, but it can offer sizeable benefits including reduced costs, improved performance, access to diverse liquidity sources, and ability to stay abreast of technology changes.

This webinar will discuss practical approaches to planning and implementing outsourced infrastructure for trading, the potential of hybrid solutions, and optimal third-party relationship management. It will also consider the benefits and limitations of outsourced infrastructure for trading, and help you draw a line between in-house and external provision.

Listen to the webinar to find out more about:

  • State of play on in-house trading infrastructure
  • Why financial firms should consider outsourcing
  • Approaches to planning and implementation
  • Potential of hybrid infrastructure solutions
  • Challenges and opportunities of a new approach


Jeff LeVeen Global Head of Outsourced Trading
Gerard Walsh Head of Capital Markets Client Solutions
Northern Trust
Jeff Mezger Vice President of Product Management
Moderator: Sarah Underwood Editor
A-Team Group

More about our speakers:

Jeff LeVeen

Global Head of Outsourced Trading


Mr. LeVeen is a Managing Director and Branch Office Manager of our Daniels Island office. Prior to joining JonesTrading, Mr. LeVeen was a senior institutional salestrader for KCG (formerly Knight Capital Group). Mr. LeVeen began his career at Smith Barney and was with the firm for eight years and two mergers. Mr. LeVeen is a 1997 graduate of Lehigh University with a BA in English, he is series 7, 24, 55, and 63 licenses.

Gerard Walsh

Head of Capital Markets Client Solutions

Northern Trust

Gerard leads Northern Trust’s Global Capital Markets Client Solutions group, covering Equities, Fixed Income, FX and Securities Finance.He is responsible for matching Capital Markets solutions to client needs, including new business development, Target Operating Models and strategic client relationships. Gerard joined Northern Trust in May 2016 with the acquisition of Aviate Global where he was Chief Business Officer.

Before joining Aviate Global in 2014, Gerard spent 10 years at Schroder Investment Management where he had held a number of senior roles in  institutional client-facing operational and project management.

Prior to Schroders, Gerard headed business change management at Telewest Communications (now Virgin Media) and worked in the consulting industry for Accenture and Deloitte. Gerard started his career with Mobil Oil in his native New Zealand before moving to Europe in 1998 to complete an MBA at SDA-Bocconi in Italy.

Jeff Mezger

Vice President of Product Management


Jeff Mezger is Vice President of Product Management with responsibility for TNS’ managed services for the financial industry in the US. He oversees product development and strategy for market data, online and data center services. Jeff holds degrees in Economics and Computing Information Systems from Northwestern University.

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