About Us

Learn about Vela's history and meet our leadership team, employees and partners.

Leader in trading and market access technology

Vela is a leading independent provider of trading and market access technology for global multi-asset electronic trading. Our software enables clients to successfully execute on their trading strategies and manage risk across multiple fragmented markets, liquidity pools, and data sources. We help firms successfully differentiate and innovate in an ever-changing, increasingly-regulated and fiercely-competitive landscape, while also reducing total cost of ownership.

Vela’s ticker plant, execution gateways, trading platform, and risk and analytics software deliver a unique, ultra-low latency technology stack for electronic low-touch and Direct Market Access (DMA) execution and pricing. We leverage the latest innovations in technology to deliver cutting-edge performance, features and reliability. Our modular stack is accessed through a single set of trading, data and risk APIs and can be delivered as-a-Service from multiple co-location data centers globally.

With access to more than 200 venues, Vela provides global coverage across all major asset classes. Clients are supported by an award-winning team of technical and business experts available 24x7 from our multiple offices in the US, Europe, and Asia. Vela’s clients include traders, market makers, brokers, banks, investment firms, exchanges, and other market participants.  



Wide reaching network of partners

Leadership Team

Jennifer Nayar Aaron Wald Keith Cacciola Dan Rooney Rob Lane Brendan O'Sullivan Gerry Turner Ollie Cadman Brian Cassin Rob Hanley Tenisha Benoit Wendy Chan


Our working environment is demanding and fast paced. Responsibilities are varied and hard work is well rewarded.

There are opportunities for a wide range of skills and backgrounds across the company. Review our open positions to see if a career at Vela is right for you.

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