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Jim Silverstein

Head of Trading Technology
Chicago, IL, US

Tel: +1 312 4990677

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  • Bachelor of Science, Mathematics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Current Responsibility

Jim heads Milliman's Trading Technology Team within the Financial Risk Management practice in Chicago. He builds and enhances Milliman's trading, risk management, and order management platforms, and he works closely with both the Capital Markets and the Trading and Portfolio Management groups to support Milliman's global trading floors located in Chicago, London, and Sydney. Systems designed by his team include a trade entry client, order management systems, and an order router that connects to multiple futures brokers via the FIX protocol.


Jim has more than 20 years of work experience in high-performance trading systems, market data integration, and user interface development at leading trading firms and hedge funds. He has worked at financial and trading firms such as Bear Stearns and Peak6 Investments, and also at technology firms such as Motorola and Nortel Networks.

Jim has developed advanced trading systems with components such as instrument databases, pricing service for market data, integrated order management systems, and strategy servers for executing algorithms.

  • Work at Milliman

    • “I was offered a chance to come in, shake things up, create something."
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