Mike Beller is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Thesys Technologies, LLC and its parent company, Thesys Group, Inc. (formerly Tradeworx). As CEO of Thesys Technologies, Mr. Beller is responsible for the overall business, operations, and management of the Company. He oversees the corporate strategy and sets the technology vision for the big data and market structure technology leader. In his role as CEO, Mr. Beller is also responsible for the corporate leadership team and organizational culture enterprise-wide. He has been CEO of Thesys Technologies since 2015. In 2017, under his guidance, Thesys Technologies was recognized for winning the mandate by the SEC to build and operate the Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT), which will be the largest financial database in the world. Today, Mr. Beller serves on the Thesys Technologies Advisory Committee, providing high-level guidance for Thesys CAT LLC, which is the Plan Processor for the (CAT).
Prior to becoming CEO of Thesys Technologies in 2015, Mr. Beller served as Tradeworx’s Chief Technology Officer (CTO) since the firm’s inception in 1999, architecting its industry leading lowlatency trading and big data analytics platforms, solving some of the industry’s most complex trading technology challenges. He has over 30 years of experience in finance, telecom, and information technology industries. Prior to Tradeworx, he co-founded PenVision, a mobile field force automation company, innovating in wireless mobile computing and field force automation. Before that, he was a research engineer in the areas of wireless communications and cryptography, where he was co-inventor on multiple patents related to cryptographic protocols for mobile systems, at Bell Communications Research (Bellcore).
Mr. Beller holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University, and a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University. He is an avid technologist who was an early adopter of the Internet, Linux and Cloud, and enjoys staying abreast of the latest technological innovations.