FinJS’s Developer Event Expands to Chicago with JavaScript Creator Brendan Eich

FinJS’s Developer Event Expands to Chicago with JavaScript Creator Brendan Eich as Keynote 

Popular FinTech developer event comes to Chicago for the first time hosted by Trading Technologies and featuring speakers from Microsoft, NodeSource, OpenFin and ChartIQ

August 3, 2017 – New York and London – Today, FinJS is announcing the first of a series of new expansions for their global developer event. This new expansion will bring FinJS to new cities and new developer audiences, beginning with FinJS Chicago on September 6th, 2017 at Trading Technologies global headquarters.

Founded by OpenFin and jointly sponsored by Adaptive, ChartIQ, Scott Logic and Symphony Software Foundation, FinJS provides capital markets developers with a one-of-a-kind showcase for innovations driven by web technologies. FinJS hosts multiple exclusive events in New York and London every year. These events are attended by CTOs, eCommerce managers, development managers, product managers and other thought-leaders from banks, buy-side and industry-leading technology platforms.

FinJS Chicago will feature developer-focused talks and demos from ChartIQ, Microsoft, NodeSource, OpenFin, and Trading Technologies. Brendan Eich, CEO of Brave Software and former co-founder/CTO of Mozilla, will close out the event as its keynote speaker. Brendan’s keynote “JavaScript 2017: update from TC39 and tales from the blockchain” will begin at 7:30pm CDT.

“It’s always exciting for me to keynote the FinJS conferences, where we can discuss the latest Web developments and standards that impact capital markets,” said Brendan Eich, CEO of Brave Software and creator of JavaScript. “After New York and London, I look forward to sharing the latest about JavaScript in Chicago and to meeting developers who are applying innovative solutions to the financial industry.”

FinJS Chicago will take place at the downtown Chicago offices of OpenFin partner Trading Technologies, creators of professional trading software and solutions for the world’s premiere traders rely on to maintain their edge. TT provides access to the world’s major international exchanges and liquidity platforms for a wide variety of users including proprietary traders, brokers, money managers, CTAs, hedge funds, commercial hedgers and risk managers via their TT® and X_TRADER® trading platforms.

“This event has a great lineup of speakers, and with the surge of growth in Chicago among both established and startup tech firms, I expect it to be energetic and engaging,” said TT CEO Rick Lane. “We are looking forward to hosting Brendan and all the technologists at our headquarters for a lively program.”

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