Smart Trade takes lead in QuickFIX/J initiative

Smart Trade Technologies and the QuickFIX/J Team, developers of the 100% open source Java FIX engine, announced recently that Steve Bate, an open-source software expert who helped develop, maintain, support and build an open-source community around QuickFIX/J, is handing over global development, management and support to Smart Trade and its R&D group in France.

First Published by e-Forex News: January, 2009

Smart Trade Technologies and the QuickFIX/J Team, developers of the 100% open source Java FIX engine, announced recently that Steve Bate, an open-source software expert who helped develop, maintain, support and build an open-source community around QuickFIX/J, is handing over global development, management and support to Smart Trade and its R&D group in France.  Bate is the former R&D director at Smart Trade.
<h4 style="text-align: center;">David Vincent</h4>
&ldquo;Accepting this global leadership position,&rdquo; says David Vincent, CTO at Smart Trade, &ldquo;is a natural transition for us.&nbsp; We&rsquo;re proud to take on the responsibility as I am convinced that being officially backed and lead by a company like Smart Trade will help QuickFIXJ follow the evolution of the financial industry globally.&rdquo;