Adrian Soars

  • Senior technology practitioner with 20 years experience as Global Head, CTO, Solutions Architect and Programme Director responsible for delivering award winning platforms in Electronic Trading, Data and Analytics, Risk and Global Transaction Banking
  • Strong, low-level technologist with extensive hands-on skill-set.  Including Big Data Analytics, Machine Learning, Functional Programming, Virtualisation, Hybrid-cloud, Low-latency architectures
  • Deep understanding of Electronic Trading, front-to-back including Single Dealer Platforms, Algorithmic Trading, Pricing, ECNs, STP, FIX
  • An established, track-record delivering industry recognised programmes and technology in fast-paced, high-pressure environments
  • An expert in the delivery of complex architectures and enterprise-scale integration programmes
  • Proven ability to “go-deep” into the business and technical context whilst maintaining a strategic vision
  • Speaker at industry events covering topics such as low-latency, messaging and trading systems architecture

Key competencies

  • Big Data and Analytics Strategy and Architecture
  • Electronic Trading Strategy and architecture
  • Technology transformation programmes
  • Complex architecture and non-functionals
  • Enterprise-scale Agile project initiation and management
  • Team transformation