Mr. Vlastakis is President of tZERO ATS. He also serves as the President of Speedroute LLC, a SEC registered broker-dealer affiliate of SpeedRoute, and Chief Administrative Officer of tZERO Group a global leader in the development and commercialization of blockchain-based financial technology as well as SpeedRoute’s and tZERO ATS’s parent company. He brings over 19 years of brokerage and financial services experience, including executive management, market structure and trading systems.
Mr. Vlastakis was formerly with Bank of New York through multiple positions and acquisitions, with a focus on business development. He joined tZERO ATS as Director of Business Development and was directly involved in the sale of it and its affiliates to Overstock.com the following year. In 2017, he was promoted to Chief Operating Officer with responsibilities including oversight of the operations and sales teams. In 2019, he was named President of tZERO ATS.
Additionally, as Chief Administrative Officer of tZERO Group, Mr. Vlastakis is focused on the strategy and adoption of the firm’s fintech products. He had a principal role in the planning and execution of the firm’s security token offering. His participation started early in the structuring process and continued through to the close.
He holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from St.John’s University and FINRA licenses 7, 24, 55, 66 and 99.
Brian’s years of diverse industry expertise and experience is pivotal in understanding client needs and demands. This experience has helped to maintain client relationships throughout numerous business transitions. He has over twenty years of trading floor experience at Philadelphia Stock Exchange working in a fast-paced trading environment for major firms.
At tZERO ATS, he manages trading operations, oversees client onboarding, route optimizations, and regulatory issues as they pertain to trading and other related functions.
Mr. Quall is the Chief Financial Officer and FINOP of tZERO ATS. Prior to joining tZERO, Mr. Quall worked ten years for Virtu Financial Inc. and predecessor companies, KCG Holdings, Inc. and Knight Capital Group, Inc. (collectively “Virtu”) where he was responsible for all controllership and accounting functions for the parent company, BondPoint, a fixed income electronic trading platform and HotSpot FX, a foreign currency electronic trading platform. Prior to Virtu, Mr. Quall was the manager of technical accounting and internal control of MarketAxess Holdings, Inc., an electronic trading platform of fixed income securities. Mr. Quall is Certified Public Accountant in New York State, a Chartered Global Management Accountant and holds a Series 27 securities license. For three years, Mr. Quall served as a Director of the New York State Society of CPAs. Mr. Quall began his career at the accounting firm of Deloitte LLP, where he was a Senior Manager.