Perseus Continues to Set the Bar; Market Data Growth and Hires Financial Market Experts


Perseus Telecom, a leading provider of high-speed global connectivity, High Precision Time™ and Market-to-Market networks, announced today company growth in strategic senior member hires as well as product expansion with a focus on Market Data for all asset classes.



Chicago, IL, Dublin IR, London, UK & New York, NY – 8 September, 2014 - Perseus Telecom, a leading provider of high-speed global connectivity, High Precision Time™ and Market-to-Market networks, announced today company growth in strategic senior member hires as well as product expansion with a focus on Market Data for all asset classes. Anthony Gerace is President, Global Financial Services, Jeff Mezger, VP Product Management, Mark Studenka, Network Services Architect (both in Chicago), Amanda Altobello, Business Development and Raniere Tesser, Network Engineer, both in São Paulo.  This industry expert roster will support the Perseus momentum of triple digit growth into its 6th year and beyond. The start of 2014 included Perseus entering the Market Data space with the acquisition of TLV Networks thereby becoming Vendor of Record (VOR) for CME Group and Intercontinental Exchange ICE. Market Data for both exchanges is available globally, both raw and normalized for wireless delivery. 

Expanding the Perseus LiquidPath™ offering to develop Market Data for more global markets is in direct response to customers such as leading investment banks, hedge funds and proprietary trading firms who demand the most powerful and cost effective trading system. Perseus also offers a service specifically designed for market data news providers and market data vendors who currently enrich and present news and data.

“We are honoured to welcome our new President, Global Financial Services, Anthony Gerace, former 14 year Senior Executive from Savvis. Also Jeff Mezger, VP Product Management from Trading Technologies and Mark Studenka, Network Services Architect from Trading Technologies, Raniere Tesser, Network Engineer from BM&F Bovespa and Amanda Altobello, Business Development from Alpes CCTVM. ” says Dr Jock Percy, Chief Executive of Perseus.”We're listening carefully to our customers, financial market participants and service providers, and delivering services to meet their needs." 

“I am thrilled to be the President of Global Financial Services at Perseus and plan to utilize my experience, global network and knowledge base of full IT outsourcing at the application level to take this award winning company into a 6th year of triple digit growth for next year and the years to come,” says Anthony Gerace, President, Financial Services at Perseus. “It is important to thank my former company where I enjoyed 14 years helping to the grow the Financial Services vertical; I put this thank you out to all my former coworkers and look forward to having Savvis as a long term partner of Perseus.”

Anthony Gerace, President, Global Financial Services, is New York based, but leads the global effort and reports to Dr Jock Percy, CEO of Perseus. During his 14 years at Savvis Anthony served as Senior Director of Sales, Finance. Anthony oversaw revenue, strategy, and go-to-market for the financial vertical. He notably achieved numerous P&L performance and leadership awards over his tenure. He has 17 years’ experience scaling technology services businesses from startup to +120 million in revenues. Before Savvis, Anthony worked in consulting and technology in various operational and go-to-market roles.  Anthony attended George Mason University in Alexandria, VA where he majored in Economics and minored in Information Technology.

Jeff Mezger, VP Product Management is based in Chicago. Jeff has a specialization in financial trading platforms and market data. Jeff arrives at Perseus with over a decade of experience at Trading Technologies.

About Perseus 

Perseus is a private global high precision network provider for financial trading, gaming, e-commerce and multi- media. Customers include top tier market makers, banks, exchanges and Fortune500 companies. The company is headquartered in New York with offices in Chicago, Dublin, London, Miami, São Paulo and San Francisco.

Perseus provides the world’s fastest market-to-market routes (all asset class including Bitcoin) between global financial markets including; Chicago, New York, London, Frankfurt, São Paulo, Mexico City, Tokyo, Singapore, Johannesburg. The company has earned accolades for the fastest trans-Atlantic route between New York and London (QuanTA™), the lowest latency route between Brazil and USA (LiquidPath®) and High Precision Time™. Perseus accepts Bitcoin for payment of services with GoCoin.

More Information: http://perseustelecom.com/contact/

Contact:  Karen Bertoli, Chief Marketing Officer, Karen@perseustelecom.com +1 (305) 849-1429

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Karen Bertoli

Perseus Telecom

Chief Marketing Officer

41 Lothbury Bank, London

EC2R 7HG

Telephone: +1 (305) 849 1429 Perseustelecom.com

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