As CEO of Trading Technologies, Rick inspires and guides TT’s vision, collaborating across all levels to drive technology innovation. Rick first joined the company when TT acquired the firm he cofounded, TickIt Trading Systems. At TickIt, Rick was the architect of ADL®, the trading industry’s first visual programming platform, which is now fully integrated with both the TT and X_TRADER® platforms. Rick returned to TT in 2012 to oversee the reconstruction of TT’s entire architecture as CTO. He was named CEO in February 2014. Rick holds a degree in computer science from the Georgia Institute of Technology.