Mr. Naib was announced as CEO of Professional Trading Solutions upon its establishment in March of 2014. Mr. Naib has 25 years of experience in the financial technology industry as an entrepreneur, investor and manager. Previously, he founded FNX Limited, a leading provider of global over-the-counter trading technology to the world’s largest financial institutions. FNX was acquired by GL Trade (now part of SunGard) in 2007. Mr. Naib also has served as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, as a board member of Gain Capital and is an operating partner at LLR. Mr. Naib joined Lightspeed Financial’s Board of Directors (now Professional Trading Solutions) in September 2012 and became Chairman in February 2013. He holds a Series 7 and 24 licenses.
Mr. Laney joined Professional Trading Solutions as CIO in June of 2014. Most recently he worked as Deputy Group Information Security Officer for SunGard Capital Markets, overseeing the infrastructure, application security and compliance. Prior to that, he was Infrastructure and Security Officer for SunGard Global Trading Segment (formerly GL Trade) where he managed global interoffice and production IT infrastructure, managing 26 data rooms and supporting thousands of clients worldwide. Rad has 20 years of technology leadership in the financial services industry and is a Certified Information Risk Manager. He holds graduate degrees from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Georgia Institute of Technology.
Mr. Petzold joined Lightspeed in 2007 as part of Lightspeed’s merger with the retail trading operations of Schonfeld & Company, where he served as Chief Compliance Officer. Prior to Schonfeld & Company, Mr. Petzold was Associate Director of Compliance at Schonfeld Securities. Mr. Petzold began his career at Nathan & Lewis Securities as a compliance associate in 1997. He holds Series 4, 7, 9, 10, 14, 24, 53, 63 and 65 licenses.