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James Leman, Principal, Westwater Corp., to Present at High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2011 in New York City

May 09, 2011 11:17 PM ET
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James Leman, Principal, Westwater Corp., will present at Golden Networking’s High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2011, "How Speed Traders Leverage Cutting-Edge Strategies in the Post-Flash Crash World" (http://www.HFTLeadersForum.com), May 23, 24 & 25 in New York City. Building off of the momentum of last May's High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2010 in New York City, High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2011 will provide participants with the most up-to-date overview of cutting-edge developments and insights to build a competitive advantage in High-Frequency Trading. Mr. Leman is Principal and Capital Markets Head of Westwater Corp., a management and technology company he joined after having spent thirty four years involved in Global Electronic Trading and External Connectivity, Global Middle Office Operational Management and Regulatory positions with Citigroup, HSBC and the New York Stock Exchange along with their affiliates. Mr. Leman has thorough in-depth skills in all financial and operational aspects of the brokerage industry and led the firm and the industry in the creation and development of revolutionary technologies for equity trading and managing the processing of securities transactions. Recognized as one of the top technology innovators of the ‘90s by Wall Street & Technology Magazine. Mr. Leman’s responsibilities included supervision of over 24 Electronic Trading staff and over 260 Middle Office employees globally for customer electronic trading and post execution support respectively. His Connectivity teams in US, UK, Japan, Hong Kong and Australia oversaw trading and connectivity with over 1200 customers. His Middle Office teams in the same location support sales/trading and trader post execution processing teams, pursue STP objective and elimination of manual handling of trades through application of technology along with strong customer relationship building activities. Mr. Leman is a Founding member of the FIX (Financial Information Exchange) Industry committee and he led the global creation of the FIX committee in Europe, Japan, and Asia. Mr. Leman was a founding member of Thompson/DTCC Omgeo (US) Advisory committee and led the development of the Oasys and Oasys Global Middle Office Application development effort. Mr. Leman was a lead Participant in internal committees to analyze trading processes and design the Equity desk trading systems (EDTS) still in use today. Also designed and installed the program trading desk system (PTMS) still in current use today. Before joining the NYSE Jim served 3 ½ years in the US Army with tours in Germany and Vietnam as a rotary wing aviator. Mr. Leman resigned as a Captain in 1972. He holds a BS Accounting St. Peter’s College 1968 and an MBA Finance Fordham University 1975. High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2011 is produced by Golden Networking (http://www.goldennetworking.net), the premier networking community for business executives, entrepreneurs and investors. Upcoming Golden Networking's Forums and Business Receptions include:

·        High-Frequency Trading Happy Hour, (http://www.HFTHappyHour.com),  May 10th, New York City

·        Next Stop America China Conference 2011 Beijing, "The Proven Path to Enter the US Market" (http://www.NextStopAmerica.com), June 13 & 14, Beijing, China

·        High-Frequency Trading Happy Hour, (http://www.HFTHappyHour.com),  June 14th, New York City

·        Next Stop America China Conference 2011 Shanghai, "The Proven Path to Enter the US Market" (http://www.NextStopAmerica.com), June 16 & 17, Shanghai, China

·        Advanced Market Timing Experts Workshop 2011 Singapore, "Master Market Timing with the Leading Technical Analyst" (http://www.AdvancedMarketTiming.com), June 20 & 21, Singapore

·        Advanced Market Timing Experts Workshop 2011 Hong Kong, "Master Market Timing with the Leading Technical Analyst" (http://www.AdvancedMarketTiming.com), June 23 & 24, Hong Kong

Golden Networking has compiled the insights of top experts and industry practitioners and produced DVD Video Packages for its Leaders and Experts Forums, including:

·        High-Frequency Trading Experts Workshop DVD Video Package, "Practical Implementation of High-Frequency Trading Strategies", http://www.HFTExpertsWorkshop.com

·        2nd China Leaders Forum DVD Video Package, "Is the Chinese Dragon Poised for Global Dominance or Economic Implosion?", http://www.ChinaLeadersForum.com

·        Distressed Investing Experts Forum 2010 DVD Video Package, "Analyzing and Valuing Distressed Companies, Securities and Real Estate", http://www.DistressedInvestingExpertsForum.com

·        Derivatives Leaders Forum 2010 DVD Video Package, "Strategies for Increasing Profits under an Evolving Regulatory Framework", http://www.DerivativesLeadersForum.com

·        High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2010 DVD Video Package, "Innovating and Profiting from High-Frequency Trading in 2010 and Beyond", http://www.HFTLeadersForum.com

·        Hedge Funds Leaders Forum 2010 DVD Video Package, "Generating Alpha in Challenging Times", http://www.HedgeFundsLeadersForum.com

·        High-Frequency Trading Experts Forum 2010 DVD Video Package, "Starting and Running a High-Frequency Trading Operation", http://www.HFTExpertsForum.com

·        Distressed Investing Leaders Forum 2010 DVD Video Package, "Extraordinary Opportunities Investors Cannot Afford to Pass", http://www.DistressedInvestingLeadersForum.com

·        China Leaders Forum 2009 DVD Video Package, "Addressing the Challenges Posed by the Present Wave of Chinese Globalization", http://www.ChinaLeadersForum.com

·        Distressed Investing Leaders Forum 2009 DVD Video Package, "The Most Comprehensive Guide for Any Investor in Distressed Assets", http://www.DistressedInvestingLeadersForum.com

Panelists, speakers and sponsors are invited to contact Golden Networking by sending an email to info@goldennetworking.net. Golden Networking has been frequently featured in the press, including recent articles in The Wall Street Journal, "Happy Hour for High-Frequency Trading", The New York Times, "Golden Networking Helps Job Seekers Make Overseas Connections", Los Angeles Times, "Speed-addicted traders dominate today's stock market", Reuters, "Revamp looms as trading experts huddle at SEC" and Columbia Business School's Hermes Alumni Magazine, "10 Under 10". 

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