About FIX Flyer

With over 180 clients worldwide, including UBS, GBM, Barclays, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs, and J.P. Morgan, FIX Flyer develops advanced technology for managing complex, multi–asset, institutional securities trading using highly scalable software and network technologies.

FIX Flyer believes that all investors benefit greatly when their trading is transparent and efficient. All of our products are designed to help the end investor achieve the highest performance possible in todays’ fast markets.

FIX Flyer provides the Flyer Engine, Formula One Risk Controls, Managed FIX services, the Daytona trade and surveillance monitor, Ignition regression, certification and FIX application testing tool; Flyer Trading Network and the Flyer Online OMS. The Flyer Engine is the first FIX server designed to manage high volume, low–latency trading networks and ECNs, easily scaling to thousands of connections. FIX Flyer hosts and partners with Equinix, the leading global provider of network–neutral data center and interconnection services and is a member of IBM’s PartnerWorld.

FIX Flyer has offices in New York’s Financial District, Boston, and Hyderabad, India.

Flyer's Management


Brian Ross is an industry leader in multi-asset securities trading systems.  Ross has over 20 years of experience leading Wall Street software firms including frequently speaking at industry events and writing for industry publications.

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

In 1995, Ross took his engineering and technology skills to Wall Street where he joined Blackrock, a leading fixed income money manager. Ross developed and managed the database systems for Aladdin, the Blackrock Trading System. At Blackrock, Ross met George Kledaras. They worked together on the Blackrock trading systems from 1994 to 1996.

In 1997, Blackrock bought a controlling stake in Trepp LLC and appointed Ross Chief Operating Officer and Chief Technology Officer. Under Ross’s leadership, Trepp became the leading provider of CMBS and commercial mortgage information, analytics and technology to the securities and investment management community.

Brian is now Chief Executive Officer of FIX Flyer. Ross 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

Randy Prager is co-founder of FIX Flyer. He 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, Prager often questions the status quo, working from the questions to develop new solutions.

At FIX Flyer, Prager 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 joining Kledaras in his new ventures, Prager led software development and technology teams at both startup and big companies, including Scopeware, MarketXT and Bloomberg.

Prager is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University, where he held a double major in Economics, and Electrical and Computer Engineering.


Flyer's Customers

FIX Flyer serves over 150 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
  • 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
  • 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 LLC has openings for Software Engineers in New York City.

Duties: Design, develop, optimize, test, and manage high performance software applications using Java, J2EE, JSP, JSTL, Servlets, ASP, Java Script, DHTML, Perl, Struts, Spring Frame Work, Tomcat, JBoss, XML, XSD, XSLT, SQL, PLSQL, MySQL, Oracle and SQL Server. Req: Masters in Computer Science with at least 1 year of experience in the field. Any suitable combination of education, training, or experience is acceptable with strong interest in financial services industry.

Mail resume with proof of work eligibility to:

Human Resources
225 Broadway
Suite 1600
New York, NY

or hr@fixflyer.com.