Jim Northey

Jim serves as the CTO and CISO of CalcGuard Technologies, an industry consortium for capital markets order routing transparency, analytics, and execution quality. He was a Senior Vice President of Strategic Research focusing on Protocol Engineering and Standards at Itiviti Group AB, following acquisition of The LaSalle Technology Group in 2015, which he co-founded in 2006.

Jim is a non-executive director of FIX Protocol Ltd, and recently started his 2nd term as the Chair of ISO TC68. He served as the GTC Co-chair for the Americas until his election as an FPL Director. He is a past member of the US Treasury OFR Advisory Committee and the US CFTC Technology Advisory Committee Subcommittee on High Frequency Trading. Jim previously served as the Co-chair of FIX Americas Region, and the FIX Global Derivatives Committee. He was awarded the FIA Annual Achievement award in 2006 as part of the team that created FIXML for listed derivatives clearing standardization.

John Davies

John has been in financial services for over 35 years, initially running FX technology at Paribas, as head of architecture in BNP Paribas, global head of architecture at JPMC, and head of architecture at VISA Inc. Between banks and payment networks John co-founded C24 in 2000, a software house providing SWIFT & ISO 20022 integration and transformation tooling, which was sold to a NASDAQ company in 2007. In 2008 John founded Incept5, an R&D incubator, bought back C24 in 2011, and sold it again to an LSE-listed company. Recently John co-founded Velo Payments with the former president of VISA.

John has co-authored several Java books and is a frequent speaker at technical and banking conferences around the world. John can still be found programming, and his other passions include road cycling, photography, astrophotography, classical guitar, and mathematics. He is married to a French wife and has three boys at university.