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Nasdaq Private Markets Appoints Jonathan Yam as Chief Technology Officer

New York and San Francisco, August 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NASDAQ Private Market (NPM)an industry pioneer and leading marketplace for efficient trading of private company equity for employees, institutional investors and other shareholders, today announced that it has adopted Jonathan Yam so chief technology officerMr. Yam will lead software development and infrastructure globally in his new role, effective immediately. Based in the company’s New York office, Eric Volkemer, president When Chief Operating Officer of NPM.

With over 600 company-sponsored programs, NPM partners with some of the fastest growing venture-backed private companies to reach 160,000 individual stakeholders with $43 billion in secondary funding. Provides liquidity. At NPM, Mr. Yam continues to expand the technical team by hiring developers, operational experts, data scientists, and innovative trading technologies that provide global connectivity to his providers of financial services through a common marketplace. support the company’s ability to deploy “We are thrilled to have Jonathan on his NPM,” he commented. Tom Callahan, CEO of NPMHis extensive engineering experience will accelerate the development of our world-class platform and help us achieve our mission of bringing trust, transparency and liquidity to private markets. “

Mr. Yam has over 20 years of financial technology and engineering experience. Prior to joining NPM, he was Head of Exchange Engineering at Coinbase, where he led the engineering organization responsible for Coinbase Exchange and spearheaded the architecture of the next-generation platform. Mr. Yam managed the day-to-day technical operations of the company’s US spot exchange, scaling the trading system to meet the needs of cryptocurrency investors. Previously, he was Head of Technology Development at IEX, where he was responsible for exchange trading systems. Mr. Yam was also Director and Global Head of Connectivity and Market Data for Citi’s Clients. Early in his career, he spent six years at RBC Capital Markets where he served as director and head of development for the company’s THOR he smart he order his routers. Mr. Yam also spent six years at Barclays He Capital and Lehman He Brothers, where he served as Vice President of Algorithmic Trading Technology. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Yale University.

“We are thrilled to welcome Jonathan to NPM. Mr Volkemer“He will expand our technology division and systems to meet the needs of our private market customers and accommodate evolving market structures. We believe that his experience in and senior management positions will help us quickly track our innovation agenda as we expand into new products and customer segments.”

About the Nasdaq Private Market
Nasdaq Private Markets operates its own high-quality secondary marketplace, serving as the premier liquidity provider for private company trading and trading. Through innovative technology and an experienced capital markets team, NPM supports the needs of corporate, retail and institutional clients. Founded in 2013, the company provides solutions to private companies through each stage of the pre-IPO lifecycle. NPM’s product specialists facilitate private company equity trading including tender offers, auctions, investor block trading, company-led liquidity windows, and ongoing trading prior to direct listing. (a) an exchange registered under the Securities Exchange Act 1934; (b) a registered investment adviser under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940; or (c) is a financial or tax planner and does not provide legal or financial advice to users of the NPM Website or its services. Securities Related Services is a registered broker-dealer and alternative trading system, NPM Securities, LLC and through FINRA/SIPC members. Trading in securities made through NPM Securities, LLC is not listed or traded on the Nasdaq Stock Market LLC and is subject to the same listing or eligibility criteria that apply to securities that are listed or traded on the Nasdaq Stock Market LLC. Nor are they securities.

Nasdaq Private Market is an independent company and joint venture with strategic investments from Nasdaq, Inc., SVB, Citi, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and Allen & Company.

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