Pragma appoints former AWS executive as new Chief Technology Officer

By Clara Dijkstraabout 1 month ago

Pragma, an independent algorithmic trading technology provider that leverages artificial intelligence for equities and foreign exchange trading, has appointed Steve Cooper as its new Chief Technology Officer.

Cooper joins from Amazon Web Services (AWS), where he was Principal Solutions Architect, and will be based in New York. In his new role, he will be responsible for ensuring Pragmas technology stack, market infrastructure and connectivity evolves ahead of client demands and the wider marketplace.


He brings over 20 years of capital markets experience. Prior to working at AWS, he led Global Front Office Technology for Liquidnet, where he drove a number of important initiatives including the creation of a low-latency, algorithmic trading platform that is currently in use around the world.

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