NEW YORK, June 10, 2021 - Pico, a leading provider of technology services for the financial markets community, today announced that Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) has named Jarrod Yuster, Pico Chairman, Founder and CEO, an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2021 New York Award finalist. Now in its 35th year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year program honors unstoppable business leaders whose ambition, ingenuity and courage in the face of adversity help catapult us from the now to next and beyond.
Jarrod was selected by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced during a special virtual celebration on August 3rd and will become lifetime members of an esteemed community of Entrepreneur Of The Year alumni from around the world.
Entrepreneur Of The Year is one of the preeminent competitive award programs for entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies. The nominees are evaluated based on six criteria: entrepreneurial leadership, talent management, degree of difficulty, financial performance, societal impact and building a values-based company, and originality, innovation and future plans. Since its launch, the program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in over 60 countries around the world.
Jarrod is among the fintech leaders who are truly shaping the future of capital markets technology. In just over ten years since founding Pico, through his vision, resilience and leadership Pico has become the leading provider of mission critical technology infrastructure, data and analytics serving more than 400 marquee clients globally across leading banks, exchanges, asset managers, hedge funds and electronic trading firms.
Pico has built an unrivaled financial services trading cloud infrastructure with mission critical exchange connectivity spanning 50+ data centers traversing all key global market centers in the Americas, Europe and Asia. Its resilient proprietary network, PicoNetTM is a globally comprehensive, low-latency and fully redundant network interconnecting all major financial data centers around the world and access to major public cloud providers. The combination of Pico’s global infrastructure and data services with its analytics and machine intelligence solution Corvil Analytics, ensures clients are equipped with cutting-edge solutions to meet ever-changing market conditions.
“It’s a tremendous honor to be named a finalist for Entrepreneur Of The Year, and I’m grateful to be considered among the visionary and esteemed finalists,” said Jarrod Yuster, Pico Chairman, Founder and CEO. “It is so rewarding to lead a high-performance company with a culture of innovation powered by the brightest employees and most talented engineers with diverse backgrounds around the world. I get energized every day interacting with our clients, who are the most sophisticated in financial services and global trading. I sincerely thank our employees and clients for their role in Pico’s successful journey thus far and look forward to our continued evolution and further growth.”
Pico is a leading global provider of technology services for the financial markets community. Pico’s technology and services power mission-critical systems for global banks, exchanges, electronic trading firms, quantitative hedge funds, and financial technology service providers. Pico provides a best-in-class portfolio of innovative, transparent, low-latency markets solutions coupled with an agile and expert service delivery model. Instant access to financial markets is provided via PicoNet™, a globally comprehensive network platform instrumented natively with Corvil to generate analytics and telemetry. Clients choose Pico when they want the freedom to move fast and create an operational edge in the fast-paced world of financial markets.
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