NEW YORK, February 19, 2020 Cloud9 Technologies (“Cloud9”), a leader in cloud-based communications, has appointed Jim Miller as Chief Operating Officer (COO). In this role, Jim will guide product realization and rollout, as well as assist in defining business and market strategies across the organization, including the Company’s efforts to facilitate the integration of voice data and activity into the trader workflow.

Jim brings more than 30 years of fintech experience to his new position at Cloud9, with an extensive background in delivering innovative technology to the trading floor.  Prior to joining Cloud9 as Head of Product and Development in 2018, Jim was CTO and Co-founder at InterNex Capital, where he led the technology planning and build for InterNex’s asset-backed alternative lending platform. As CTO of Creditex and co-founder and CTO of trueEX, Jim spearheaded the development of the award-winning trading platforms for the derivatives markets. Earlier in his career, Jim was the Director of US Credit Derivatives Technology at Barclays.

“Jim has been exceptional in driving our product development efforts and we are thrilled to announce his appointment as Chief Operating Officer, ” said Gerald Starr, CEO and co-founder of Cloud9. “With his wealth of first-hand experience in strategic planning, combined with his deep knowledge of the trading ecosystem, Jim will be invaluable in steering our operations as we continue to innovate and deliver high-performance voice collaboration and data services to institutional traders.”

Jim holds a Bsc in Computer Science from Virginia Tech. He also serves as a mentor to college students on business skills and startup ideas at StreetWise Partners and works as a volunteer supporting Habitat for Humanity International’s disaster and humanitarian relief work.

About Cloud9 Technologies
Cloud9 Technologies is the leading voice communication and analytics platform designed for the unique needs of the financial markets. Cloud9 developed a solution that harnesses the voice communication talk path for the trading floor of the future – offering more functionality and analytic insight than legacy hardware at a fraction of the cost. Cloud9 connects counterparties across all asset classes via a cloud-based communication platform that eliminates the infrastructure and expense associated with legacy hardware and telecommunication-based solutions, with front-office focused data and transcription, purpose-built for the financial markets. 

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