Gerald D. Putnam
Gerald Putnam is a former chairman and CEO of TruMarx Data Partners, which runs a web-based execution platform for individual bi-lateral OTC transactions. He was named to the post in February 2011, succeeding Jon Olson, TruMarx's founding CEO.
He is also a former president of the New York Stock Exchange.Putnam was selected as one of Time Magazine's Outstanding Innovators in 2000. He also started the Chicago firm Archipelago, which created one of a new class of trading systems known as electronic communications networks (ECNs). He is a member of the Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame sponsored by the University of Illinois at Chicago.
In November of 2009, Putnam, along with two other people, was ordered to pay $11 million to Lewis Borsellino, a former Chicago Mercantile Exchange trader who accused them of fraud when they bought him out of a partnership that created a now-defunct electronic trading firm, Chicago Trading & Arbitrage (CTA).
- TruMarx Names Jerry Putnam Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Press Release.
- Gerald Putnam. BusinessWeek.
- Quicker On The Draw In A Wall Street Showdown. TIME.com.
- Press Release. Security Software Zone.
- Ex-NYSE President Putnam Found Guilty Of Fraud. Reuters.