Mercury is built and advised by a team of traders, technologists, and brokers with a track record of delivering capital markets technology solutions to connect some of the world’s largest ﬁnancial institutions with professional and retail traders and investors.
Internationally renowned business leader, multi-faceted serial entrepreneur, option trading pioneer, and shareholder, operator and investor in nearly 100 companies.
Master trader at CBOE where he also served on Board of Directors. The only options trader to be featured in the seminal work “Market Wizards” showcasing the world’s best pro traders.
Founder of International Trading Institute; pioneered training pro traders and market makers worldwide for 25 years.
Sole founder and CEO of Liquid Point, a trading platform, broker and solution provider; sold to Convergex for $250 million.
Founding member of key companies in the trading industry such as Efficient Capital Management – the premier managed futures firm as well as key non-trading-specific technology firms such as Fortify Technologies.
Board member of the Chicago Stock Exchange.
Maintains global team of staffers, 24×7 ops center in CA and offices around US, UK, India and China. Helps companies achieve high rates of growth and identifies initiatives to unlock exponential value.
Mr. Piotrowski is the former CTO at LiquidPoint, LLC and Dash Financial Technologies. He has designed, developed, and managed a variety of options trading systems over the course of his career.
Mr. Piotrowski started his career building balance sheet risk systems for top tier financial institutions. He continued his career building market leading sell side options trading platforms for the US markets.
Mr. Piotrowski led the design and architecture of market data processing, order routing algos, front end and back end systems. Mr Piotrowski possesses a deep understating of both technology as well as capital markets.
Head of Business Development
Head of Sales
Helped create and launch EMX, a crypto-native derivatives exchange for trading futures and swaps on cryptocurrencies, commodities, and financial products, leading business development efforts and working closely with the engineering and product teams to create the trading technology to power the exchange.
Served as president at Tradovate, a futures trading platform and brokerage offering unlimited, commission-free trading. Helped create, launch, and grow the first-of-its kind business model and worked closely with the technology team to create the trading platform applications for desktop, web, and mobile used by retail and professional traders.
Managed GAIN Capital’s exchange-traded derivatives business as a principal of the futures commission merchant (FCM). Delivered a multi-asset trading platform for trading futures, futures options, FX, stock, and options to retail traders, professional traders, FCMs, and broker-dealers.
Created a business development division at a FCM focused on integrating third-party trading platforms and services with the firm’s proprietary trading technology to engage active derivatives and FX traders, proprietary trading groups, introducing brokers (IBs), commodity trading advisors (CTAs), and FCMs. Managed a retail sales group and the corporate client service department.