Vela Names Scott Visconti as Chief Technology Officer

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Vela has named Scott Visconti as chief technology officer, a role reporting to CEO Jennifer Nayar and responsible for technology strategy, supporting growth and next stage development of Vela’s product stack, services and processes.

Visconti will be based in Vela’s headquarters in New York and will lead the global development team while working alongside the executive team to cement the firm’s position as an innovative and transformational leader.

Prior to joining Vela, Visconti co-founded MarketOpen, a start-up data analytics platform providing ongoing trading surveillance of stocks, exchange-traded funds, equity options, futures and crypto assets for investor relations and market professionals. During a previous tenure at ICE/NYSE, he was vice president and head of NYSE Group Technology, where he managed development, quality assurance, the project management office, capacity management and IT compliance functions. Visconti has also held senior roles at firms including BNP Paribas, Credit Suisse and S&P Comstock.