OptionMetrics Expands Technology Team

Jul 14 2016 | 4:54pm ET

OptionMetrics, a provider of quality historical option price data, tools and analytics, announced the addition of veteran systems engineers, software engineers and quality assurance specialists, bolstering the size and capabilities of its global technology, development and operations team.

The new hires are a direct response to three consecutive record quarters of overall revenue growth and new sales growth of 40% over the comparable quarters in 2014 and 2015, according to the company.

The new team members come to OptionMetrics with decades of experience at top financial firms including American Express, Barclays and Bank of America. They are based at the company’s New York headquarters and report to Robert Siverson, vice president of operations of OptionMetrics.

“We are excited to add to our dynamic team as we continue to innovate with new products, an updated user interface, and enhanced delivery of service to clients,” Robert Siverson, said in a statement. “These engineers and specialists bring cutting-edge skills and are incredibly collaborative, helping us integrate our resources to service clients and get new products to the marketplace as quickly and efficiently as possible.”

Founded in 1999, OptionMetrics provides extensive data, analytics and tools to help financial professionals understand the options markets. OptionMetrics distributes its IvyDB historical options database service to more than 300 corporate and institutional subscribers worldwide, as well as more than half of the top 50 business schools in the world.

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