Ryan Leonard FXCM CIO Joins Finom Token Sale As Advisor
We are glad to announce our new advisor Ryan Leonard, Chief Information Officer of Forex Capital Markets that is one of the largest stock-brokers in Forex market. Working for the world leader in traditional finance instruments, Ryan showed his interest in Finom blockchain-based ecosystem. He noted Finom token sale as the first that attracted his attention. The agreement was reached in New York City today.
Mr. Ryan Leonard serves as the CIO of FXCM, a leading provider in online foreign exchange (FX) trading, CFD trading, spread betting and related services. He has been a consultant/advisor across multiple companies in high-frequency trading, financial services, and media spaces. He holds a BS in Information Technology with major in Networking and Systems Administration as well as a minor in Criminal Justice from Rochester Institute of Technology.
As Ryan noted, blockchain and cryptocurrencies have gained so much traction that traditional companies cannot ignore them anymore. Typically, he does not act as an advisor in this area, but he has chosen Finom to dive in the fast-growing market.
"When we first met Ryan in New York, he said something like: «With your existing products, along with your ambitions, you guys are the first ICO which I find legitimately interesting». Soon we offered him the role of our advisor", tells Kirill Suslov, Finom CEO. "Finom is going to pay close attention to upgrading Cryptonit exchange in order to build a large cryptocurrency enterprise that will compete with Kraken and Poloniex. The partnership with such a man, experienced in traditional exchanges, will be very helpful for us".