StreamBase Systems, a leading provider of high-performance Complex Event Processing (CEP) software, today announced the appointment of Alan Sutherland to the position of Senior Vice President of Customer Services at StreamBase Systems.
"The dramatic growth of the CEP market makes it fun and challenging to help StreamBase customers with expanding their deployments," said Alan Sutherland, Senior Vice President of Customer Services at StreamBase Systems. "Recently StreamBase has emerged as the leading CEP platform in the Capital Markets, with new customers like CME Group (@cmegroup), RBC Securities, Bank New York ConvergEx, BlueCrest and Phase Capital. Helping customers like these innovate and grow is a challenge I look forward to."
Sutherland's experience includes Director of IT at Salomon Brothers, Managing Director of Technology at UBS [NYSE:UBS], and JPMorgan [NYSE:JPM], where he supported back and middle offices for the Equity, Fixed Income and Emerging Markets businesses across all geographies.
Sutherland has twice founded and successfully sold his own firms. In 1996 Alan founded Sutherland Consulting which he sold in 2001 to the French conglomerate, Altran. During Sutherland's leadership clients included CSFB [NYSE:CS], JPMorgan [NYSE:JPM], ING Baring [NYSE:ING], Nat West and Deutsche Bank [NYSE:DB]. In 1999 Alan co-founded Broker-to-Broker Inc, ("B2B"), a financial technology company that specialized in the electronic processing of cross border equity transactions across over 80 markets. In 2004 B2B was acquired by Tradeware Inc. to create Tradeware Global.
"StreamBase's success is attracting successful people," said Mark Palmer (@mrkwpalmer), Chief Executive Officer, StreamBase Systems, "Alan's leadership experience at some of the most respected and innovative firms will be a profound benefit to our customers at every phase - from education on their first project through complex, global rollouts. We are delighted that he has chosen StreamBase to manage our growing customer family."
As Senior Vice President of Customer Services, Mr. Sutherland will manage StreamBase's growing global technical field teams. Originally from Falkirk, Scotland Alan will be based out of StreamBase's headquarters in Lexington, MA just outside Boston.