FX Bridge’s management team possesses extensive industry and technical knowledge ranging from retail and institutional FX dealing and trading to systems design and administration. This dedicated group of professionals endeavors to be the premier provider of online FX trading and execution technology to dealers and liquidity providers in the global capital markets.
Beyond technical expertise, our management team understands it has a unique interpersonal role to play with multiple and continuously evolving challenges. We seek to instill a high-performance mindset at every level of our organization, while creating a culture whose foundation promotes collaboration, unity, loyalty, communication and transparency for the betterment of our organization for all stakeholders —employees, customers, shareholders, and community.
Joseph Cunningham is Founder and Executive Chairman of FX Bridge. Mr. Cunningham’s strategic vision and entrepreneurial energy lead FX Bridge from a technology concept in 1999 to a market leader in innovative e-FX trading technology. In addition to his responsibilities as Chairman of FX Bridge’s board, he remains a driving creative force in executive management. He has more than 25 years of experience in financial products and services, including as a proprietary options trader and private equity Forex options dealer.
Jeff Hedlund is Chief Technology Officer. He joined FX Bridge in 2004. While receiving his B.S. in Computer Science from the Georgia Institute of Technology he was involved with the Georgia Tech Research Institute as a computer specialist. As an entrepreneur he owned Matrix, Inc., a software development company focused on Electronic Document Interchange (EDI) solutions. Later he served on the management team at Elsym Consulting, Inc. where he was responsible for the software development infrastructure, procedures and technology needs of the firm and played a key role in developing and maintaining its ISO 9001 certification.
James N. Friedman is Chief Business Development Officer and has been with FX Bridge since 2002. Mr. Friedman is a graduate of the University of Rhode Island with a BS in Industrial Engineering and an MBA in business management. He brings technology and marketing experience from Digital Equipment Corp., Software AG, and SBC Communications. In addition, he has held NASD Series 3 and Series 30 licenses.
John C. Nelson is Chief Financial Engineer, and has worked with FX Bridge from its inception more than a decade ago. He holds a BS in mathematics and a MS in statistics from Kansas State University, and a Master of Engineering Management from Northwestern University. He is a member of the International Association of Financial Engineers, Professional Risk Managers International Association, and the Society of Technical Communications; and is an industry advisor to the McCormick School of Engineering at Northwestern University