Joel Kaplan

CTO and Cofounder

A 40-year veteran of the technology and financial services industries, Joel is widely recognized as a leader in the use of technology on Wall Street. Before co-founding 1010data, Joel was Managing Director and head of research and technology for all non-equity trading at UBS North America. Previously, Joel was Managing Director and head of Global Fixed Income Research and Technology at Morgan Stanley and was responsible for that firm's widely recognized technological superiority. Earlier at Morgan Stanley, Joel led the Analytical Proprietary Trading Group (APTG), renowned for being the first to employ scientific methodologies to uncover and exploit inefficiencies in the stock market. Under his leadership, the APTG traded as much as two percent of the New York Stock Exchange's daily volume because of the high degree of real-time automation it provided. Earlier in his career, Joel spent eight years at IBM, where he was responsible for research, systems engineering and front-office analytics systems.