Tradebot Systems

Tradebot Systems
Founded 1999
Headquarters Kansas City, Missouri
Key People David Cummings, CEO and Chairman
Employees 60

Tradebot Systems is a registered broker-dealer based in Kansas City, with a high-frequency-trading approach. It is a member of most of the major stock exchanges. It was founded in 1999.[1]

Affiliated companies include Tradebot Ventures, Tradebot Properties, Tatora, and Auxby.


In 2005, Tradebot spun-off BATS Global Markets, which became the 3rd largest stock market in the United States.

In the spring of 2014, the SEC asked for trading records and about five years' worth of emails from Tradebot Systems as part of an investigation into high frequency trading.[2]

Products and Services

Key People

  • Dave Cummings, Chairman & CEO
  • Jennifer Tomlinson, CPA Treasurer & Director of Human Resources
  • Eric Buer, Vice President & CFO


  1. Tradebot About Us. Tradebot Systems.
  2. High-Speed Trading Firms Face New U.S. Scrutiny. The Wall Street Journal.

Last modified on 2 July 2014, at 17:07