Chief Executive Officer, USAM
Feargal O’Sullivan is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of USAM Group Inc., a New York City based, sales outsourcing firm focused on the Financial Services technology industry. A proven business leader with a rare combination of sales management and business ownership experience, Mr. O’Sullivan brings both passion and technical knowledge to bear when helping firms succeed in the FinTech space.
Until January 2014, Mr. O’Sullivan worked as Senior Vice President and Global Head of Sales at NYSE Technologies Inc., the commercial technology unit of the New York Stock Exchange. In this role, Feargal was responsible for a team of over 70 sales professionals in six financial centers throughout the world. His team was focused on delivering solutions to complex customer challenges by driving a new paradigm in trading technology: highly secure and highly reliable, next-generation shared services, deployed in a fully managed, industry focused, cloud-computing environment. Insisting on the highest standards in service while driving out cost through the consolidation of duplicative systems across all capital markets firms, this model is changing how trading firms do business.
Mr. O’Sullivan has 20-years of experience helping financial services firms build and deploy trading platforms. In 1995, Mr. O’Sullivan joined the end-user technology group at BlackRock Financial Management, where he supported a wide-range of business users until moving to TIBCO Finance Technology, Inc. in 1997 as a field engineer. When TIBCO Finance merged into Reuters America, LLC, he served seven years as a Senior Solution Sales Specialist with a focus on the Reuters Market Data System and TIBCO enterprise integration suite of products. After a brief stint at startup hardware accelerated vendor, Tervela, Mr. O’Sullivan joined NYSE Euronext in March 2009.