Adam Sussman

Head of Market Structure Liquidnet

Photograph of Adam Sussman  Adam Sussman joined Liquidnet in 2014 to serve as Head of Market Structure and Liquidity Partnerships. Adam serves as a senior advisor on market structure issues as well as identifying ways for Liquidnet to access new liquidity. Previously, Adam worked at the TABB Group serving as a senior product manager responsible for order management systems, routing and next-generation trading tools focused on the equities and options markets at Ameritrade, Inc., a brokerage industry subsidiary of Ameritrade Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:AMTD). Adam joined Ameritrade in 2002 with its acquisition of Datek Online and worked closely to merge each company’s technologies into a best-of-breed solution. He also developed several strategic initiatives, including a dynamic algorithmic order router, a distributed event notification system and Trade Triggers™, which allows clients to set orders in advance to be sent automatically when certain market conditions are met, days or weeks later. At Datek Online, beyond his primary responsibility for Datek Streamer, which was built on Windows servers and the first real-time streaming market data product available through the Internet. He also ran market-data processing, overseeing their decimalization conversion efforts in 2001. He earned a BA in philosophy and comparative literature at the University of Rhode Island. His background includes teaching English as a second language in Changwon, South Korea. A freelance writer, he has had articles in Details, Men’s Health and Time Out New York magazines.