AUSTIN, TX December 1, 2015 – S3 (“the Company”), a financial services software company that provides customized solutions to monitor and analyze trade execution, today announced the appointment of Jeremy Vest as Vice President of Client Services, effective immediately. Additionally, the Company has appointed Rob Olkiewicz, formerly Vice President of Operations at S3, as Vice President of Client Integration, also effective immediately.
Mr. Vest and Mr. Olkiewicz will support S3’s growing customer base, as the Company has signed a number of new, major firms as clients utilizing its analytical tools for equities and options in 2015. S3 has expanded its staff throughout the year and implemented major enhancements to its product offerings, as well as its back-end capacity to ensure a seamless experience for market makers, exchanges, broker-dealers, banks and institutions using the Company’s market structure analytics software.
In his new role as Vice President of Client Services, Mr. Vest will work directly with customers to understand their specific needs and to implement specialized solutions to support. S3’s analytical tools are fully customizable for the unique requirements of each client, whether for transparency into those factors impacting best execution or for regulatory reporting compliance, and Mr. Vest will work with the Software team to provide customers with the exact reporting capabilities that best suit their businesses. He previously worked for S3 as a Senior Business Analyst and Product Owner from 2006-2011, during which time he worked directly with existing and prospective customers to identify, define, and implement new software solutions. Mr. Vest rejoins S3 after two years at Hewlett Packard, where he held the position of B2B Online Store Product Manager.
Mark Davies, CEO of S3, commented on today’s news, “We are excited to welcome Jeremy back to S3 in his new role as Vice President of Client Services. His prior experience with us will be invaluable, as he understands our innovative software platform and the dedication to our customers that lies at the core of our business. Jeremy will be a key addition to our Client Services team as our customer base continues to grow, and as we improve the functionality of our best execution analytics and regulatory reporting tools. The customizability of our products is essential for evaluating those factors impacting best execution across the multitude of exchanges and dark pools available in today’s fragmented market, and Jeremy will help to optimize our software uniquely for all existing and future customers.”
S3 has also appointed Rob Olkiewicz, who has over 20 years of experience in client services and information technology roles, to the position of Vice President of Client Integration. Mr. Olkiewicz has worked at S3 for seven years, during which time he has been instrumental in the Company’s growth. As Vice President of Client Integration, he will support the customer onboarding process, ensuring that S3’s tools are implemented and tailored to the exact specifications of new clients from the outset. Prior to S3, Mr. Olkiewicz served as Senior Quality Engineer at Dell.
Mr. Davies continued, “During Rob’s seven-year tenure with S3, he has played a major role in the growth of our client base and in enhancing our software architecture. As with Jeremy, Rob’s experience with us will be key as he moves to his new position as Vice President of Client Integration. Rob understands the importance of customizing our services in support of every client’s market structure analysis needs, and will now be focused specifically on the onboarding process to ensure smooth deployment of our software tools for all new customers. 2015 has been a strong year for S3, and we look forward to ongoing success in 2016 as we continue to expand our client base, hire additional staff and enhance our best execution analysis software for both equities and options.”
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S3 is a financial services software company that provides customized solutions to monitor and analyze trade execution, facilitate transparency, and simplify regulatory compliance. The Company’s products are used today by many of the world’s largest financial institutions, broker-dealers and exchanges to deliver market structure analytics and best execution reporting. With over 30% of U.S. listed options volume and a growing equities business, S3 leverages its proprietary software to provide 3rd party verification and optimize trade execution.