Top Technology Innovator, James Leman, at's High-Frequency Trading Experts Forum 2010

James Leman, Principal and Capital Markets Head of Westwater Corp., participating at's High-Frequency Trading Experts Forum 2010, on March 18th

New York, NY, March 14, 2010 --( James Leman, Principal, Westwater Corp., a management and technology company, will join's High-Frequency Trading Experts Forum 2010, "Starting and Running a High-Frequency Trading Operation" (, March 18th, New York City, conference that will provide the most practical and unbiased overview of what it takes to start profiting from high-frequency trading.

Mr. Leman is with Westwater Corp. after having spent thirty four years involved in Global Electronic Trading and External Connectivity, Global Middle Office Operational Management and Regulatory positions with Citigroup, HSBC and the New York Stock Exchange along with their affiliates. Mr. Leman has thorough in-depth skills in all financial and operational aspects of the brokerage industry and led the firm and the industry in the creation and development of revolutionary technologies for equity trading and managing the processing of securities transactions.

Recognized as one of the top technology innovators of the ‘90s by Wall Street & Technology Magazine. Mr. Leman’s responsibilities included supervision of over 24 Electronic Trading staff and over 260 Middle Office employees globally for customer electronic trading and post execution support respectively. His Connectivity teams in US, UK, Japan, Hong Kong and Australia oversaw trading and connectivity with over 1200 customers. His Middle Office teams in the same location support sales/trading and trader post execution processing teams, pursue STP objective and elimination of manual handling of trades through application of technology along with strong customer relationship building activities.

Mr. Leman is a Founding member of the FIX (Financial Information Exchange) Industry committee and he led the global creation of the FIX committee in Europe, Japan, and Asia. Mr. Leman was a founding member of Thompson/DTCC Omgeo (US) Advisory committee and led the development of the Oasys and Oasys Global Middle Office Application development effort. Mr. Leman was a lead Participant in internal committees to analyze trading processes and design the Equity desk trading systems (EDTS) still in use today. Also designed and installed the program trading desk system (PTMS) still in current use today.

Before joining the NYSE Jim served 3 ½ years in the US Army with tours in Germany and Vietnam as a rotary wing aviator. Mr. Leman resigned as a Captain in 1972. He holds a BS Accounting St. Peter’s College 1968 and an MBA Finance Fordham University 1975.

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