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2017 Conference Business Meetings

SFSTA Business Meeting
at Bloomberg

Thursday, June 8th

Chris Saven, Bloomberg

Jennifer Hadiaris, Cowen
Steve Lynch, Societe Generale
Adam Sussman, Liquidnet

STA National Update &
Buy Side Trading Panel
Saturday AM, June 10th

STA National Update
John Russell, Franklin Templeton

Buy Side Trading Panel
Chris Wilson, Capital World Investors
Glen Williams, Partner Fund Management
Bryan Cameron, Blackrock

Fireside Networking
& Wine Tasting

Saturday PM, June 10th


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SFSTA is proud to present the following speakers, moderators and panelists!

SFSTA Business Meeting

at Bloomberg

Moderator: Chris Saven, Bloomberg

Chris Saven is Bloomberg’s Head of West Coast Sales. Based in San Franciso, he is responsible for the development and execution of the region’s sales strategy for Bloomberg’s entire suite of products and oversees more than 50 sales executives.  

Mr. Saven has extensive experience in sales, analytics, and customer support, most recently as the manager for the Americas analytics desk. In this role, he collaborated with analytics teams globally to evaluate and redefine how Bloomberg provides its customer support, a cornerstone of the firm’s success.

Panelist: Jennifer Hadiaris, Cowen

Jenny Hadiaris joined Cowen in December to head their Global Market Structure efforts within the electronic trading group. Most recently, Ms. Hadiaris was with Deutsche Bank where she led the market structure team as the Head of Global Market Structure, Americas.  

Prior to that, she spent ten years at RBC Capital Markets where she served in a similar capacity, where her team was consistently recognized as the top market structure research by buy side surveys including Greenwich Associates and Tabb Group.  Ms. Hadiaris graduated from Harvard University with a BA.

Panelist: Steve Lynch, Societe Generale

Steve Lynch is a senior sales trader on Societe Generale’s electronic desk.  Steve has over 15 years of industry experience, focused primarily within electronic trading.

He joined SG from ITG’s electronic trading desk in 2016.  Prior to ITG, Steve spent several years on the AES desk at Credit Suisse as an electronic sales trader and previously as the desk’s Chief Operating Officer.

Panelist: Adam Sussman, Liquidnet

Adam Sussman joined Liquidnet in 2014 to serve as Head of Market Structure and Liquidity Partnerships. Adam serves as a senior advisor on market structure issues as well as identifying ways for Liquidnet to access new liquidity.

Previously, Adam worked at the TABB Group serving as a senior product manager responsible for order management systems, routing and next-generation trading tools focused on the equities and options markets at Ameritrade, Inc., a brokerage industry subsidiary of Ameritrade Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:AMTD).

STA National Update &

Buy Side Trading Panel

Speaker: John Russell, Franklin Templeton 

John Russell is a senior vice president of Global Trading for Franklin Templeton based in San Mateo California.

John has been in the Investment Management business for more than 21 years, all of which at Franklin. During his career at Franklin, John has held various positions including Foreign Exchange trader, Global fixed income and equities trader, US options trader and US Equities trader/head trader which he has held for the last 13 years. John has recently assumed a new role responsible for Risk and ECM for the equity trading and portfolio teams at Franklin. This will compliment his continued trading responsibilities.

John has been on an active member on the STA Board of Directors since 2008.

Panelist: Bryan Cameron, BlackRock

Bryan Cameron, Director, is a member of Equity Trading within BlackRock’s Trading and Liquidity Strategies Group. He is responsible for managing equity and equity derivatives execution for Scientific Active Equities and Event Driven strategies.

Mr. Cameron’s service with the firm dates back to 2007, including his years with Barclays Global Investors (BGI), which merged with BlackRock in 2009.  Prior to joining BGI he was a Senior Trader at Russell Investment Group.

Panelist: Glen Williams, Partner Fund

Glen Williams is an Equity and Derivatives trader at Partner Fund Management, focusing on the Technology, Media, Internet and Telecom sectors. He joined PFM in San Francisco in 2009. Prior to PFM, he spent nine years at UBS Investment Bank, three in London and then six in New York. Most recently at UBS he was the Head Trader for the firm’s Fundamental Investment Group, trading relative value and event driven strategies. He joined the firm as part of the UBS Graduate Training Program.

Panelist: Chris Wilson, Cap World Investors

Christopher Wilson is a Vice President in equity trading at Capital World Investors, part of Capital Group Companies, based in Los Angeles, California. He joined Capital Group in 2007. Prior to Capital, he spent nearly 12 years at Bear, Stearns & Co on the West Coast from 1995 until 2007. Upon his departure, he was a Senior Managing Director in the Institutional Equities division, overseeing Institutional Equity Sales & Trading for the Western Region.

Mr. Wilson previously served 3 years as an STA Governor in 2013, 2014 & 2016. In addition, he has been an active member of STA affiliates in both Los Angeles & San Francisco, having served as a Board Member or Officer 7 times since 1997.

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