WatersTechnology: LiquidityBook Names Twitter Vet Andy Carroll as Chief Architect

Carroll joins the New York-based vendor from Twitter, where he was a software engineer in the firm’s Live Video group. As part of that role, he served as the technology lead on the social media outlet’s project to live-stream the NFL’s Thursday Night Football games during the 2016 season.

In his new job, he’ll be responsible for overseeing the technology architecture of LiquidityBook’s software-as-a-service (SaaS)-delivered trading platform, which includes order, portfolio and execution management, FIX Network connectivity, as well as pre-trade and post-trade processing. He will look to optimize the company’s infrastructure—something that he oversaw at Twitter to make sure that the infrastructure was configured in a way so that it could handle live-streaming NFL games via a social-media platform—to ensure that the web-based trading platform performs at its highest levels.

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