Shawn Sloves is the Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Atlas ATS and Fundamental Interactions. Prior to joining the firm, Shawn was co-founder and Head of Product & Strategy at Mantara Inc. In his five years at the firm he developed a suite of low latency trading infrastructure products, widely deployed across firms and backed by over $40 million in invested venture capital. Prior to Mantara, as SVP at SunGard, Shawn ran product management and development for their market making direct access platforms that were widely deployed across tier one brokers. At the time over 70% of OTC trading volume were executed thru the DMA systems. In addition, he was the product manager of BRUT the ECN where he developed the listed trading capabilities of the ECN. Shawn also worked at Optimark Technologies the pioneer in dark pools. Shawn has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. Shawn is a pioneer in electronic trading for direct market access and a market structure expert.