About Our Expert
Mark Casey is the President and CEO of CFN Services. He has delivered results for clients in the global communications markets with companies including AT&T, Verizon, and CSX for more than 20 years. Since 2001, he has led CFN Services in developing high-performance, network and application-delivery solutions for real-time, mission-critical applications. Mark has also pioneered the design and optimization of solutions that accelerate market data delivery and trade execution for the most sophisticated financial market participants worldwide. Under his leadership, CFN Services developed and operates the ultra-low-latency Alpha Platform™, a global, high-performance private cloud for automated trading across key liquidity venues in the equities, options, futures, derivatives, and FX markets.
Prior to CFN Services, Mark was Vice President of Business Development and Channel Management at e.spire Communications (now tw telecom). In this position, Mark was responsible for identifying and developing the company’s top growth opportunities, while maximizing revenue production across the company's direct and indirect sales channels. Mark was also a key driver in the company’s revenue growth from $154 million in 1998 to more than $300 million in 2000.
Prior to e.spire, Mark held key management positions in several successful corporate ventures, first as a member of the launch team for Bell Atlantic Internet Solutions ¾ Bell Atlantic’s Internet subsidiary, which grew from ground zero to over $50 million in revenues in its first year. Mark also served as General Manager of CampusMCI, where he led the growth and development of the early stage MCI business unit, doubling revenues to $35 million and increasing profits four-fold over two years. Mark also established Campus MCI’s Internet brand as one of the ten largest national ISPs before its subsequent sale to Cable & Wireless.
Mark holds a BBA from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and an MBA from American University.
About CFN Services in the Global Financial Markets
CFN Services is a leading provider of automated trading enablement services that improve trading performance for some of the world’s most sophisticated financial markets participants. CFN developed the Alpha Platform™, a high-performance, global cloud for ultra-low-latency, market data delivery and trade execution across key liquidity venues and major asset classes worldwide. Buy-side, sell-side and trading application providers leverage CFN’s global, low-latency networks and proximity-hosted infrastructure to seamlessly integrate proprietary and best-of-breed trading applications. For more information about CFN’s infrastructure services and managed trading solutions, please visit: www.cfnservices.com/alphaplatform.
About CFN Services
CFN Services provides high-performance network and application delivery solutions for real-time, mission-critical applications. Leveraging FiberSource®, CFN’s global network optimization platform, the company deploys and manages low-latency networks and private cloud solutions to cost-effectively improve application performance in distributed IT environments. CFN’s global cloud platform connects more than 70 leading data centers across North and South America, Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit: www.cfnservices.com.
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