About Us

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

Leader in data and execution technology

Vela is a leading independent provider of data and execution technology for global multi-asset electronic trading. Our software enables clients to rapidly access global liquidity, markets, and data sources for superior execution. 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 market data, execution and automated trading software deliver a unique, ultra-low latency technology stack to simplify and streamline electronic trading. We leverage the latest innovations in technology to deliver cutting-edge performance, features, and reliability. Our modular stack provides access to a comprehensive 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 250 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 Scott Visconti Keith Cacciola Stephen Mathey Ollie Cadman Brendan O'Sullivan Gerry Turner 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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