Steve D. Swanson

Former Co-head, Global Electronic Trading Products and Services


Steve Swanson was the co-head of Citi's Global Electronic Trading Products and Services group. He was responsible for the electronic equity and option market making, electronic market access and execution, and equity and option trading algorithms.

Swanson joined Citi with the acquisition of Automated Trading Desk (ATD), a trading technology firm he founded in 1988. While President and Chief Executive Officer of ATD, Swanson focused on leading operations and developing and maintaining groundbreaking trading models and services. His contributions to ATD include the creation and improvement of highly profitable computer trading and pricing prediction models as well as the development of a unique research and development culture.

Previously, Swanson served as President of the College of Charleston Foundation Board.  He is a current board member of the School of Business at the College of Charleston.