Scott Ignall

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Scott Ignall
Occupation Chief Technology Officer
Employer Lightspeed Financial
Location New York

Scott Ignall is chief technology officer of Lightspeed Financial. He is responsible for overseeing the ongoing operations, development and evolution technology offerings for professional retail active traders, proprietary trading groups, hedge funds, and institutional investors. Ignall was also a key driver in the original design, creation and implementation of Lightspeed’s software-based solution, Lightspeed Trader. [1]

In addition, Ignall sits on the advisory board of Wall Street & Technology Magazine.


Ignall has 15 years of experience in technology, product, operations, brokerage support and data systems. He began his career at Datek, an online and direct access trading firm. He was also the co-founder and vice president of technology affairs at Tradescape, a software technology provider, which was acquired by E*Trade Financial in 2002. Ignall worked at E*Trade as the director of DMA product strategy before the company was acquired by Lightspeed in 2006.


Ignall graduated with a Bachelor's degree from the University of Pennsylvania.


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  1. Lightspeed Team. Lightspeed website.