Options Technology snatches Scott Feagans from TNS

Rick Steves

Feagans’ notable background includes his role as the co-leader of a $60 million global Financial Services Division following the successful sale of his company, NetXpress, to TNS.

Options Technology, a global leader in cloud-enabled managed services, market data, and IT infrastructure solutions, has announced the appointment of Scott Feagans as Senior Vice President of Sales Engineering.

With a distinguished career spanning over two decades, Feagans brings a wealth of leadership and innovation to his new role at Options.

Danny Moore, President and CEO at Options Technology, commented, “Scott’s extensive background and demonstrated accomplishments align perfectly with our core values. His proven track record of fostering innovation and driving substantial growth makes him the ideal addition to our leadership team in Chicago. We are delighted to welcome him to the team.”

Scott Feagans, Senior Vice President of Sales Engineering at Options Technology, said: “I am excited to be a part of the Options leadership team and the expansion of the Chicago region. I am confident that my straightforward, people-focused approach, coupled with a drive for innovation and a genuine passion for the capital markets, will play a key role in our success.”

Scott Feagans co-led TNS’s Financial Services Division

Feagans’ notable background includes his role as the co-leader of a $60 million global Financial Services Division following the successful sale of his company, NetXpress, to TNS.

This endeavor marked a significant milestone in his career, where he not only fueled technological innovation but also steered rapid business growth. In his capacity as the Field CTO for the Financial Markets division, Feagans was instrumental in spearheading client acquisition, driving R&D initiatives, and overseeing strategic product development.

Notably, Feagans held key executive positions at ICE (formerly 7ticks), including CTO and Vice President of Product Management. During his tenure, he played a pivotal role in the establishment of the industry’s first Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) firm. His leadership was pivotal in transitioning products from customized solutions to standardized offerings, all while expanding the global team to include more than 150 members.

Today’s announcement is the latest in a series of transformative strides for Options. The company recently attained Microsoft Solutions Partner status for Data and AI, solidifying its commitment to cutting-edge technology solutions. In addition, Options’ strategic partnership with GO Markets has garnered attention, as has the seamless access it provides to Aquis Stock Exchange.

Options’ journey gained significant momentum in 2019 when it secured an investment from Boston-based private equity firm Abry Partners. This injection of capital empowered Options to accelerate its growth strategy, amplify its technology platform, and extend its global presence across key financial hubs.

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