OpenMAMA Steering Committee


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.

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J.P. Morgan

J.P. Morgan is a leader in financial services, offering solutions to clients in more than 100 countries with one of the most comprehensive global product platforms available. We have been helping our clients to do business and manage their wealth for more than 200 years. Our business has been built upon our core principle of putting our clients' interests first.

J.P. Morgan is part of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM), a global financial services firm with assets of $2.3 trillion.

Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank provides commercial and investment banking, retail banking, transaction banking and asset and wealth management products and services to corporations, governments, institutional investors, small and medium-sized businesses, and private individuals.

Deutsche Bank is Germany’s leading bank, with a strong position in Europe and a significant presence in the Americas and Asia Pacific.


Tick42 is the latest name for DOT (Dealing Object Technology), we have changed our name in recognition of the fact that our products are no longer just for dealing, and also to allow us to integrate our Bulgarian development team.

Tick42 has long experience of working with market data and trading systems in both Linux and Windows, providing developers with the knowledge and precision technology they need.

As well as creating our own products, our work for major companies has included delivering the original Reuters Triarch Workstation, working on the first handlers for Bloomberg's BPIPE feeds, and developing EasyScreen’s Futures and Options trading system. 

Tick42 also brings its expertise in real-time, mission-critical trading applications to delivering project work for our clients. Our team has extensive experience of Java, Excel, .Net, C++ and Streambase, together with a deep understanding of what's required to deliver and support projects and products in modern trading environments. 


Solace messaging middleware technology meets the diverse data movement needs of financial institutions including market data distribution, guaranteed messaging between back-office applications, WAN optimization and web/mobile streaming. With the ability to fan out millions of market data messages per second with very low, consistent latency in a footprint 10x smaller than traditional solutions, Solace is the ideal foundation for enterprise-scale OpenMAMA-based market data distribution systems. 


Arcontech software enables the collection, aggregation, manipulation, redistribution and presentation of market data in real-time from multiple sources and to multiple destinations. Interoperable with all commonly used platforms and venues, and with our own API’s for unlimited additional development, Arcontech solutions have full authentication and entitlements capabilities to be fully compliant.

Our clients include Central, as well as major Tier1 and Tier2 banks, for whom we provide robust, efficient and cost effective solutions which integrate with or have replaced incumbent platforms, as well as our own caches and transformation engines, bridges, feed-handlers, excel add-in and display applications.