Jörg Schloten - Business and Product Development Manager
Jörg has been in the financial markets for 25 years now, working for well-established private banks and global power houses in several functions serving international and domestic institutional clients. At Sal. Oppenheim Jr. & Cie., he worked on mandates to build their institutional trading and market making and spearheaded the company's move towards electronic trading on the DTB (now Eurex) and IBIS (now XETRA). In his free time he graduated as Bankfachwirt from the Bankakademie (now Frankfurt School of Finance). In 1997, he joined Morgan Stanley's trading desk and later the portfolio trading desk. His vast expertise in electronic trading and transaction cost analysis combined with Marvelsoft's expertise enables him to offer tailor-made solutions to both buy and sell side institutions.
T: +49 (0)6101 5481127 - M: +49 (0)177 5380412
"Transaction costs do not just mean commission and IT spending. I'm excited to have the toolbox available to help traders minimize impact and leakage to the advantage of their own profits and their clients' performance."
Massimo Bandiera - Business Development Manager - South Europe
Massimo has ten years of experience as a professional sales trader and he is able to advise on all Marvelsoft's trading solutions and match them to client needs. After graduating in the economics of financial markets and institutions at Bocconi University, he joined Gestnord Intermediazione SIM S.p.a. in Milan. He spent the next seven years there as an equity and derivatives trader before becoming the head of the trading desk. In 2007 he moved to Berenberg Bank in Hamburg where he worked as an equity sales trader tasked with developing the bank's activities within the Italian market.
T: +41 (0)44 585 3994
"In the current environment any smart trader needs an efficient and reliable help from the technology to translate his ideas into the profitable results. But as any trader has his own trading ideas and preferences, the software and algorithms customization becomes the real key to the success."
Andrea Prospero - Chairman and CEO
Andrea worked for Arthur Andersen for a number of years, managing an array of important IT contracts in the legal and business sectors. He then moved to KPMG where he held a management consultancy role, specialising in information security and data protection for Swiss banks and private bankers. Since 2003 Andrea has worked as an independent consultant. He offers management consulting services at all levels and is also able to draw on the expertise of various specialists in different operational sectors.
"The best way to solve complex financial problems is technological systems. In some cases human expertise and technological innovation may interact to identify innovative and efficient solutions. We have to be faster, smarter, flexible and ready to adapt to future markets."
Matija Maretic - Chief Technical Officer
After graduating in physics and mathematics and gaining an MBA, Matija chose to specialise in algorithmic trading. From 2000 onwards, he developed automated trading strategies and directed the Gateway Project for Gestnord Intermediazione SIM S.p.a. in Milan. His experience led to his appointment in 2004 as CTO for Marvelsoft. This included heading Algorithmic Trading for Refco Securities S.A. in Paris and a similar role with the GFI Group, focusing on developing second-generation algorithmic trading and managing software programmers.
"Technology is advancing faster than ever before, particularly in trading. We need to stay on top of this and meet our customers' needs. Our algo solutions offer high performance and low latency. And thanks to our close contacts with trading rooms across Europe, we're continuously improving our solutions with new releases literally every week."
Boris Petrovic - Head of Development
Boris is an experienced IT consultant, project manager and developer. He has been providing outstanding solutions for commercial, technical and Internet companies for 20 years.
"Helping our clients stay ahead of the competition is constantly challenging, but it's also rewarding and exciting. This is a dynamic company that literally never stands still."
Mihaela Kosic Comacle - Customer Support Specialist
As Customer Support Specialist at Marvelsoft, Mihaela uses her programming background and education to assist Marvelsoft's client's with the implementation and maintenance of their algorithmic trading software.
"Marvelsoft is committed to give the highest level of support to its customers. Our goal is to help our customers solve their problems in the fastest possible way, but also to help them improve their performance when using our products."
Erlan Wheeler II - Algorithmic Trading Strategist
Erlan is a professor of mathematics and computer science who received a Ph.D. from M.I.T. in 1992. With his background in programming and combinatorics, he helps the Marvelsoft team develop their trading algorithms.
"Marvelsoft is the perfect size company: big enough to produce results yet small enough to react quickly."