Tethys Technology, Inc. is an independent, broker-neutral provider of best execution algorithms. Its U.S. equity algorithms and program trading products were launched in 2004 and the firm was first to market with options algorithms in 2007. Tethys is an established industry leader in innovative futures algorithms and currently offers execution algorithms for the global trading of equities, options, futures and FX trading. The firm is focused solely on achieving best execution and does no proprietary trading, hence having no conflicts of interest – nor does it operate a dark pool.
Nitin Gambhir – CEO & Head of Quantitative Research
Nitin Gambhir is the founder of Tethys Technology, Inc. and is a known expert in market microstructure and execution research. His work, vision and passion for the industry has enabled Tethys to successfully expand its suite of product offerings globally and across multiple asset classes. Mr. Gambhir holds a BS from the Indian Institute of Technology in New Delhi, India, an MS in Engineering from Yale University and an MBA from the Yale School of Management. He began his career as an Associate with JP Morgan where he spent five years before joining Bear Stearns as Vice President, soon being promoted to Managing Director. Thereafter, Mr. Gambhir founded Tethys Capital, LLC in 1998 as a hedge fund firm that managed capital for institutional investors, and a second hedge fund, Altus Asset Management, LLC in 2000.
Mary Cogger – Director of Sales
Mary Cogger is the firm’s Director of Sales. She began her career as a fixed income portfolio manager at IBJ Schroder in New York. She subsequently worked with number of inter-dealer brokers in London and New York, gaining a special expertise in derivatives execution. Ms. Cogger then joined Tullet & Tokyo in New York and London, heading the firm’s Brazilian Currency Options and Russian Equity Derivatives desks. Prior to Tullet, she spent two years at RMJ Securities on the Brady Bond Option and LatAm Currency Options Desks. Ms. Cogger has also worked at Cantor Fitzgerald and Intercapital London in the emerging market derivatives groups. She holds a BS in Business Management from Boston University and an MS in Management from Boston University and L’Universite Libre de Bruxelles in Belgium.
Alexis Michaelides – Director, Production and Development
Alexis Michaelides joined Tethys Technology, Inc. in 2007 and is based in London, England where he runs the firms UK operations as well as overseeing the firm’s development teams. Prior to Tethys, Mr. Michaelides spent eight years at London & Cyprus based Easy-Broker as CIO, a firm which he co-founded. He brings more than two decades of technical and development experience to Tethys. Mr. Michaelides’ career includes developing front-end e-commerce applications for Hertz, and he has built trading solutions for brokerages in the Middle East. He holds a degree in Information Systems Engineering and an MSc in Advanced Computing, both from Imperial College in London.
About Our Team
Tethys Technology, Inc. is an independent, broker-neutral provider of best execution algorithms. The firm has been a service provider to sophisticated quantitative buy-side market participants for more than a decade, providing best-in-class trading technology. Tethys’ U.S. equity algorithms and program trading products were launched in 2004 and the firm was first to market with options algorithms in 2007. The firm is an established industry leader in innovative futures algorithms and currently offers execution algorithms for the global trading of, equities, options, futures and FX trading.
Tethys is focused solely on achieving best execution and does no proprietary trading, hence having no conflicts of interest and does not operate a dark pool.