SOURCE: Skyler Technology

May 02, 2007 09:03 ET

Former Vice Chairman of the Pacific Exchange Joins Skyler's Board of Directors

Industry Veteran, Terry Brookshire, Brings Strong Derivatives Trading Expertise to Guide Skyler

WALNUT CREEK, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 2, 2007 -- Skyler Technology, Inc., an innovator in providing high performance trading solutions, is proud to announce the addition of another seasoned financial services expert, Terry Brookshire, onto its Board of Directors. Terry Brookshire has over 25 years of experience in the derivatives market and will actively participate in guiding Skyler's future developments and strategic direction.

Brookshire's extensive tenure in the financial services industry, particularly in the options market, includes executive positions with OptiMark Technologies, the Pacific Exchange, and Group One, Ltd. where he was President and founder. Brookshire was Executive Vice President and President of the Options/Derivatives segment of OptiMark Technologies. Brookshire was also a former Vice-Chairman and Governor of the Pacific Exchange. As Governor for almost a decade, Brookshire oversaw the development of the technical infrastructure of the new options floor.

Steve Cooper, CEO of Skyler, touts, "Skyler is extremely fortunate to add Terry to its Board. In addition to his comprehensive knowledge of the industry, Terry embodies the innovative spirit that Skyler is proud to demonstrate. We are excited to make use of his extensive knowledge in the derivatives market as Skyler sets forth in that direction."

Skyler Technology, Inc. develops high performance trading solutions for faster and smarter trading. The Skyler C3 Solutions source liquidity, trigger smarter trading decisions, and achieve higher fill rates at better prices. The Skyler C3 liquidity discovery, algorithmic trading, order routing and compliance solutions are focused on specific customer needs and emphasize flexibility, ease of use, and simplicity of integration. They combine powerful, low-latency in-memory data processing technologies with market specific business logic modules. This combination results in improved trading efficiency and a powerful and innovative trading infrastructure.

Skyler Technology, Inc. is a privately held company located in Walnut Creek, California.

For more information or to arrange a free software evaluation, please contact Valerie Bannert-Thurner at (925) 952-4880.

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