Jennifer Nayar

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Jennifer Nayar
Occupation Chief Executive officer
Employer Vela
Location New York, NY
Twitter @tradevela
LinkedIn Profile

Jennifer Nayar is the CEO of Vela (formerly SR Labs, LLC) in New York City. She joined the company in that role on June 26, 2015.[1] [2]<re>Management Team. Vela.</ref>


She served as technology chief of staff at REDI Global Technologies from April 2014 to May 2015. Before that, she was senior vice president of global market data at NYSE Euronext from December 2009 to April 2014.

Before her time at the NYSE, she held management positions at NYFIX, Omgeo, Mercator Software and the London Stock Exchange. In 2014 she was honored by Women on Wall Street for her excellence in leadership.

Markets Media named Nayar as 2018 "Woman of the Year" and she was voted CEO of the year by Markets Media in the 2017 Markets Choice Awards. Traders Magazine honored Nayar in 2014 with its Women on Wall Street award for her excellence in leadership.

She was appointed to the board of directors of the Securities Traders Association of New York in August of 2017. She is also a member of the advisory board of the Women in Finance Awards by Markets Media.



  1. Jennifer Nayar, Financial Information and Technology Veteran, Joins SR Labs as CEO. SR Labs.
  2. SR Labs rebrands as Vela. Vela.