About FIX Flyer

With over 120 clients worldwide, FIX Flyer develops advanced technology for managing complex, multi–asset, institutional securities trading using highly scalable software and network technologies. Clients include UBS, Barclays, Berenberg Bank, GBM, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs, and JP Morgan.

FIX Flyer provides the high performance Flyer Formula One risk gateway; Managed FIX services; the Daytona monitor; the Ignition regression testing and certification tool; and the Flyer Online Web-based order management system for multi-asset trading.

The Flyer Engine is the first enterprise FIX server designed to manage high volume, ultra low latency exchanges, trading networks and dark pools, easily scaling to thousands of connections.

FIX Flyer hosts and partners with Equinix, the leading global provider of network–neutral data center. FIX Flyer is also an IBM Business Partner with real world experience on the Power platform.

FIX Flyer is headquartered in New York City with offices in Boston and Hyderabad, India.

Flyer's Management

BRIAN ROSS - CHief Executive Officer

Brian Ross is an industry leader in multi-asset securities trading systems with over 20 years of experience leading Wall Street software firms.  As a Subject Matter Expert, he is frequently asked to speak at industry events and write content for industry publications.

After graduating from the University of Oregon, Brian began an engineering career at NASA where he led development of mission critical software and systems for the Galileo, Voyager and Hubble space missions, receiving three NASA accommodations for his leadership in developing software systems.

Brian then took his engineering and technology skills to Wall Street where he joined Blackrock, a leading fixed income money manager, where he developed and managed the database systems for Aladdin, the Blackrock Trading System.

Blackrock bought a controlling stake in Trepp LLC and Brian was appointed Chief Operating Officer and Chief Technology Officer. Under his leadership, Trepp became the leading provider of CMBS and commercial mortgage information, analytics and technology to the securities and investment management community.

Brian has graduate degrees in management and computer science from the Claremont Graduate School and Johns Hopkins University. He has also completed graduate studies in mathematics from the Courant Institute at New York University.

Randy Prager - co-founder

Randy Prager is known and followed widely in the technology community for his leadership in creating next-generation software platforms in electronic trading, securities analysis, and knowledge management. In writing and talking about technology issues, Randy often questions the status quo, working from the questions to develop new solutions.

At FIX Flyer, Randy is leading the development of software and other technology advances FIX, FIXML and electronic trading. The goal is to provide a cost effective and open solution so that FIX becomes standard across all security types and counterparty communications.

Before FIX Flyer, Randy led software development and technology teams at both startup and big companies, including Scopeware, MarketXT and Bloomberg.

A graduate of Johns Hopkins University, he holds a double major in Economics and Electrical & Computer Engineering.


Flyer's Customers

FIX Flyer serves over 120 customers worldwide including the leaders in brokerage, execution services, exchange, wealth management, clearing, asset management, networks and hardware acceleration solutions.

Customers include:

  • UBS
  • Brandes Invesment Partners
  • J.P. Morgan
  • Envestnet 
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Grupo Bursatil Mexicano (GBM)
  • Barclays
  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Charles River Development
  • FCI Advisors
  • Berenberg Bank
  • Eagle Asset Management
  • Atalanta Sosnoff
  • Northpoint Trading Partners
  • Seix Investment Advisors LLC
  • Richmond Capital Management
  • Albert Fried & Company, LLC
  • Pulse Trading State Street
  • Dolan McEniry Capital Management
  • Cascade Investment Counsel
  • Archer (formerly known as Market Street Advisors)
  • Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada
  • CCM Investment Advisers
  • FolioDX
  • Parametric
  • BlockCross Holdings LLC
  • Polen Capital Management
  • Century Management
  • Trendvest
  • Dorsey Wright Money Management
  • Karpus Investment Management
  • RSW Investments
  • New South Capital Management
  • Seacap Investments
  • Ferguson Wellman Capital Management
  • Bartlett and Company
  • Breckinridge Capital
  • Hamlin Capital Management
  • Abner, Herman, and Brock
  • C.S. McKee Investment Managers
  • Atlanta Capital Management
  • Madison Investment Advisors

Flyer's Business Partners

FIX Flyer has key business partnerships with the following technology leaders

Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ: EQIX) connects businesses with partners and customers around the world through a global platform of high performance data centers, containing dynamic ecosystems and the broadest choice of networks. More than 3,100 enterprises, cloud, digital content and financial companies connect to more than 600 network service providers and rely on Platform Equinix to grow their business, improve application performance and protect their vital digital assets. Equinix operates in 35 strategic markets across North America, Europe and Asia–Pacific and continually invests in expanding its platform to power customer growth.


IBM (NYSE: IBM) is the world’s largest information technology services and consulting provider. Some 190,000 professionals in more than 160 countries help clients integrate information technology with business value – from the business transformation and industry expertise of IBM Business Consulting Services to hosting, infrastructure, technology design and training services. IBM services business delivers integrated, flexible and resilient processes across companies and through business partners, enabling clients to save money and transform their businesses to be more competitive. For more information, visit www.ibm.com.

Careers at Flyer

FIX Flyer has multiple openings at our New York City office!

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