Eric Hunsader

Eric Hunsader

Formal First Name

Eric Hunsader is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Nanex, a software company that offers streaming market data services and real-time analysis and visualization tools. Prior to this, he was a senior software engineer with For more than 25 years, Hunsader has been developing real-time trading software including high-performance trading applications and compression techniques. Hunsader has also produced a number of successful commercial applications which are still in use today. He is a vocal critic of high-frequency trading.

Professional Experience

  • Hunsader grew up in Manatee County, Florida.
  • He is the son of a tomato farmer.
  • The Securities and Exchange Commission awarded him $750,000 in February 2016 in respect of his activities as a whistleblower, which led to a $5 million fine against the NYSE.
  • Outside of the office, he enjoys distance running and going on adventures with his wife and four daughters.