HC Technologies Names Jessica Sohl President

Giovanni Pillitteri Joins Firm to Expand Foreign Exchange Business

CHICAGO--()--HC Technologies, LLC (“HC Tech”), a Chicago-based algorithmic propriety trading firm with offices in New York and London, today announced that Jessica Sohl has been named President. In this new role, Ms. Sohl will be responsible for day-to-day operations of the firm and lead efforts to grow HC Tech’s business globally. She joined HC Tech in 2014 serving as General Counsel.

The firm also announced that Giovanni Pillitteri has joined HC Tech. In his role, he will focus on expanding the firm’s foreign exchange business.

Joe Niciforo, Managing Principal at HC Technologies, said: “Over the past four years, Jessica has distinguished herself as an execution-oriented, deeply-respected leader within our firm. This is a well-deserved and natural next step for her and we look forward to her contributions and counsel as we thoughtfully and strategically evaluate new avenues for growth. Gio is a highly talented executive and we are excited to have him join the firm at this important period of growth for our business.”

Mr. Pillitteri was recently Global Head of Foreign Exchange Trading at Global Trading Systems (GTS). Prior to GTS, he was the Global Head of FX and Interest Rates Electronic Trading at Morgan Stanley, where he oversaw the electronification and expansion of their franchise. Previously, he served as Co-Head of FX Automatic Trading at Citigroup, where he was responsible for leading the trading activities, pricing, and risk management of Citigroup’s Foreign Exchange (CitiFX) e-commerce business. Mr. Pillitteri graduated from the London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London, with a Master of Science degree in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics.


HC Technologies, LLC (“HC Tech”) is a premier algorithmic and discretionary trading firm with offices in Chicago, London and New York. With a specialty in the Foreign Exchange and Futures markets, HC Tech unites talented individuals with innovative technology and robust risk management to identify trading opportunities within the global marketplace. Founded by Joe Niciforo and Charlie Carey in 2007, HC Tech leverages its proprietary technology platform to create a scalable business in the proprietary trading and hedge fund industries.


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