Matt Vickerman is Sales & Business Development Professional, Liquidity Specialist, with a focus on FX & Derivatives. He lives in suburban NJ and when not working enjoys road cycling and spending time with his family.
Matt Vickerman's Bio:
Matt Vickerman's Experience:
Director, FX Sales at Cboe Global MarketsJanuary 2017 - Present | New York, NY
Selling products and services under the Cboe FX (Hotspot) umbrella. This includes services in anonymous spot FX ECN execution, disclosed trading, block trading, FX forwards, NDF's, and platform connectivity related services.
Director of Business Development at Sun Trading LLCApril 2011 - December 2016 | Chicago, IL
Managed all business development activities for FX, Futures, and fixed income teams. Generated revenue by seeking out new counterparties and liquidity sources. This includes banks, ECN’s, exchanges, institutional brokers, retail brokers, and CTA’s. Responsible for substantial portion of new team revenue during tenure of role. Product development and sales manager for direct streaming API ‘Sun FX’. Maintained revenue associated with existing relationships by monitoring order flow quality metrics and actively managing counterparty segmentation. Generated new strategy ideas and work with team to improve existing ones.
Founder & Managing Partner at Olmec FoodsApril 2013 - July 2016 | Chicago, IL
Founded a company dedicated to retail and wholesale distribution of chia seeds to US and European markets. Handled every aspect of the company startup including incorporation, accounting, equity financing, sales, business development, and operations. Implemented multifaceted marketing plan for introduction of new brand. Secured significant retail and wholesale distribution channels for successful product launch.
Founder & Managing Partner at Olmec FoodsFebruary 2013 - June 2016 | Chicago, IL
Founded a company dedicated to retail and wholesale distribution of chia seeds to US and European markets. Managed every aspect of company startup including incorporation, equity financing, accounting, sales, business development, and operations. Implemented multifaceted marketing plan for introduction of new brand; secured significant retail and wholesale distribution channels for successful product launch.
Business Analyst at Sun Trading LLCJune 2009 - April 2011 | Chicago, IL
Supervised on boarding of all new exchanges and trading venues firm wide. Pursued and executed new business opportunities for all asset classes including global equities, futures, options, FX, and fixed income. Researched trading opportunities in new products and geographies.
Analyst, FX & Interest Rate Derivatives, Prime Brokerage at The Royal Bank of ScotlandMay 2006 - June 2009 | Chicago, IL
Supported client trading activity in OTC products including spot FX, options, forwards, NDF’s, interest rate products, and exotic derivatives. Oversaw operational processes encompassing full trade lifecycle from execution to settlement. Executed FX transactions as an agency desk on behalf of clients. Managed client credit utilization across a variety of different methods of execution. Coordinated integration of ABN Amro clients to RBS prime brokerage business. Initiated and lead various technology projects to streamline workflow.
Intern- FX spot desk at ABN AMROMay 2005 - September 2005 | Chicago, IL
Supported traders by managing order books and keeping track of delta positions. Collaborated with technology teams to troubleshoot and improve trading platform.
Matt Vickerman's Education:
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign2002 – 2006Concentration: Agribusiness, Markets & ManagementActivities: Matt Vickerman was a research assistant at The Office for Futures and Options Research (OFOR), which is a leading organization for academic research and learning of futures, options, and derivative markets. OFOR seeks faculty scholars and highly qualified students interested in research and learning of futures and options markets by providing opportunities for the dissemination of information through many written and verbal outlets, classroom instruction, and various education programs (http://ofor.ace.illinois.edu/). He was a member of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity and also involved in various academic organizations on campus.
Katholieke Universiteit ~ Lueven, Belgium2005 – 2005Semester AbroadConcentration: Business CurriculumActivities: Coursework: Advanced Monetary Theory & Policy, Bond Markets, International Marketing
Deerfield High School1998 – 2002
Matt Vickerman's Interests & Activities:
Fundraising Coordinator, Ravinia Nursery School, 2016 – 2017 | Peer Mentor, Interfaith Union, 2014 – 2016 | President & Treasurer, Southport Condominium Association, 2011 – 2014 | Donor, Starlight Children's Foundation |