Luke Davis Becomes Chief Project Manager at Code Willing

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Code Willing, a leading independent provider of trading and data management technology for quantitative analytics and global multi-asset electronic trading, is pleased to announce that Luke Davis, who has served as a Director of Business Operations for the Company since December 2015, has assumed the role of Chief Project Manager. 

Based out of Code Willing’s new office in New Orleans and reporting to CEO Baron Davis, Luke’s key responsibilities include working closely with the development teams to help them achieve their goals, meeting clients’ needs in a timely and efficient manner, identifying opportunities to improve service delivery, and collaborating with the wider executive team on strategy and product innovation.

Baron commented, 


We are delighted that Luke has accepted this opportunity to be a bigger part of Code Willing. Luke brings valuable insights as a problem solver which will be pivotal as we continue to build momentum on our strategic growth objectives. We are excited to have Luke as an official permanent member of the executive team.”


Luke said, 


Having seen how forward-thinking, innovative, and client-focused the Code Willing team is over the past 4 years, I am delighted to be formalizing my position as Chief Project Manager. I look forward to continuing to work towards leading our development team to reach its goals and contributing to the company’s strategic plans.”


Prior to Code Willing, Luke has spent much of his career in the legal field and property management.  


About Code Willing

Code Willing is a leader in data management solutions for the financial industry. Built on 20+ years of experience in fintech and trading, Code Willing offers data management services, cloud analysis tools, low latency market data feed handlers and scalable high-performance file storage. For more information, please visit www.codewilling.com. Follow on Twitter @codewilling.

Code Willing Enters into Strategic Partnership with Phitopolis

Code Willing and Phitopolis partner up to bring the best financial data management technology and market data feed handlers. to clients all over the world.

Code Willing, a leading financial data management service in the fintech industry, announced today that it has formed a partnership with Phitopolis, a high-end technology company located in the Philippines, to assist in the software development process and to extend the global reach of Code Willing’s data services.

According to Code Willing, the duo has already successfully completed several proofs-of-concept that will enable Code Willing to utilize the latest technology to deliver better results to clients from their data services. The company further explained:


This allows Code Willing’s existing and future clients to leverage the improved performance of our services. They will get reliable results so that they can continue to focus on building strategies and trading.”


Code Willing also noted that the partnership aims to deliver the best-of-breed hardware and software solutions to clients that need market-leading latency and performance as well as global scale and coverage from their latency-sensitive trading applications. The two companies will work together to identify opportunities to bring the technology to market through Code Willing’s range of data management services, market data feed handlers and analysis tools. While sharing more details about the partnership, Mark Walbaum, Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder of Phitopolis, stated: 


This partnership with Code Willing aligns with our strategy to provide the latest and greatest technology to users all over the world. We are focused on providing developmental and operational support to Code Willing. We have an experienced and talented team so that Code Willing can reach new heights.”


Baron Davis, CEO of Code Willing added:


We are delighted to be working with Phitopolis as Code Willing continues to focus on providing clients with flexible and transparent high-performance solutions for their latency-sensitive trading strategies. Leveraging Phitopolis’ multi-talented team to accelerate and enhance Code Willing’s data management offering is only the first step. We expect that this partnership will be the first of many opportunities to further enhance the data services being delivered to Code Willing clients.”


About Code Willing

Code Willing is a leader in data management solutions for the financial industry. Built on 20+ years of experience in fintech and trading, Code Willing offers data management services, cloud analysis tools, low latency market data feed handlers and scalable high-performance file storage. For more information, please visit www.codewilling.com. Follow on Twitter @codewilling.


About Phitopolis

Phitopolis enables financial companies to evaluate and run multiple Big Data solutions quickly, simply, reliably, securely and cost-effectively. Phitopolis is committed to delivering purpose-built Big Data solutions and services for the management and integration of commercial and proprietary technologies across multiple platforms. For more information, please visit www.phitopolis.com.

Code Willing Opens New Orleans Operations Center

Code Willing New Orleans Office

Code Willing, a software company that specializes in quantitative analysis and trading solutions, has officially expanded to New Orleans. We are happy to announce the opening of our second base of operations on St. Charles Avenue located in the New Orleans Garden District.

St. Charles Avenue is a tree-lined boulevard known for its plentiful Southern live oak trees and dozens of historical mansions. It is home to the famous St. Charles Streetcar Line and is one of the chief Mardi Gras parade routes. The facades of Tulane University and Loyola University are both located on St. Charles Avenue. 


There’s a lot of untapped talent down in New Orleans in the quantitative field. This is a great opportunity for Code Willing to build up our workforce with highly motivated, brilliant individuals who contribute to successful teams.”

– Baron Davis, CEO Code Willing


In addition to our development in New Orleans, our Baton Rouge team is rapidly growing. Since 2014, we have continually expanded our product offerings and have grown our user base. This exponential growth, coupled with the addition of customers, reinforces the growing market interest in quantitative data solutions.

We are actively hiring in both New Orleans and Baton Rouge for developers, software engineers, data scientists and interns with experience with databases, core data and storage systems.

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Hugh Alexander Joins Code Willing as Chief Technology Officer

Hugh Alexander is CTO of Code Willing.

Code Willing, an independent global provider of quantitative research and trading solutions, has announced that Hugh Alexander has joined the company as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Hugh will draw upon his extensive expertise in the financial information and technology industry to drive the continued global growth of Code Willing.

Hugh brings a wealth of knowledge about designing stable, cost effective infrastructures for efficiently managing the raw materials that quantitative research and trading requires.


Hugh Alexander’s experience and background leading teams of quantitative researchers and traders will ensure that Code Willing continues to lead the market in developing quantitative tools that improve decision-making, analytics and trading decisions of our customers.”

– Baron Davis, CEO Code Willing


Hugh has been successfully building quantitative trading tools and platforms since 2004, where he served as Managing Director and Chief Operations Officer for a very successful quantitative trading desk at one of Wall Street’s largest banks. Hired in 1996, his prior roles were as VP/ED in the technology organization leading their time series engineering and real time market data development teams.  

Hugh commented, “It’s an exciting time for financial data analysis that can take advantage of the almost infinite scale of cloud hosted processing and storage. Code Willing has a very unique product suite that is tailored for the quantitative trading team enabling them to focus on what they want to: Quantitative Research and Trading. Code Willing’s technology is an essential foundation for successful trading decisions driven by quantitative methods. I am thrilled to be able to lead the technology talent at Code Willing and guide the continued development of their platform into a world class product.”