Richard Cann, Ph.D.
President, Black Diamond Systems LLC
124 Harbourton-Woodsville Road
PROJECT DESIGN, IMPLEMENTATION, TESTING AND MANAGEMENT
2000 - present :: Dinosaur Securities, LLC
Design and implementation of an international financial order routing system, including hardware, software, database. Data center setup in NYC and São Paulo, Brazil. Ongoing development and client/vendor interfaces.
Design and implementation of the Dinogroup's web/database Content Management System
Implement email scanning and archiving system to satisfy SEC requirements
Design and implementation of the Dinogroup's web/database Price Screens, Trade Entry and Clearing Systems
On the Web
2002 – present
Design and implementation of dynamic web based Content Management Systems.
§ Customized Websites for the presentation and sale of objects: Show It, Sell It
§ User controlled webware to manage Itineraries: Manage My Gigs
§ User friendly software to Web edit and display database data: Add a Database
Web hosting and server administration.
Synectics Financial Engineering
Code review, organization and cleanup of a web based portfolio optimization system. Final implementation to be realized on a 100x Mac G5 cluster.
The Independence Clearing System
1993 - 2008 :: Tullett and Tokyo Liberty, Liberty Brokerage, Patriot Securities and Cowen Government Brokers
Design and implementation of the Independence Back Office Clearing System (Indy).
Design and implementation of the Independence Repo Collateral Substitution system (ReCess).
1998 -2001 :: Garban InterCapital, Inc.
Implementation and maintenance of an Independence Repo Collateral system.
2000 - present :: Atlantic Trading & Technical Services
Evaluation of Internet Stock Trading and other Financial Systems for purchase and/or lease by Atlantic.
Real Time Financial System Development
1987 - 1992, 1997 - 1998 :: Market Data Corporation
Design and implementation of MDC's real time Broker System
1985-1986 :: Cantor Fitzgerald
Design and implementation of the real time data distribution system C/Speed.
Intelligent Market Research and Telemarketing Systems
1981 - 1986 :: CRC Information Systems, Inc.
and Implementation of the Athena interactive telemarketing system. Created tools to allowed
for the dynamic generation of research scripts using Boolean logic, and
programs to display same to the researchers.
Installation and maintenance at DuPont, GTE and several dozen other sites.
1979 - 1983 :: Response Analysis Corporation, Princeton, NJ
Design and Implementation of multiple interactive systems for the collection and analysis of research for the US Department of Energy.
1980 - 1981 :: US Department of Energy, Washington, DC
Programs for the analysis of research data, including standard statistical analysis.
1976 - 1979 :: Health Products Research, Somerville, NJ
Microprocessor based programming for the real time collection and analysis of health related data.
1975 - 1979 :: Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ
VAX programming for real time collection and analysis of child interaction data.
MySQL, Oracle, Ingres, Sybase, SQL Server
Linux, Unix, Windows, Macintosh, DOS, CPM, PICK, various proprietary minicomputer and mainframe systems.
Ph.D., Princeton University
1972 BA, Princeton University
PUBLICATIONS, COMMERCIAL RECORDINGS
An Analysis / Synthesis Tutorial, a chapter in “Foundations of Computer Music”, MIT Press 1985
Guitarist on “Fireworks”, MCA Songbird records, 1982
”Bonnylee” (computer realized composition), recorded on “Electronic Music Winners”, Columbia records, 1976
Contribution of Aromatic Residue Interactions to the Stability of Myoglobin
V. Enhancement by Aromatic Compounds of the Rate of Heat Denaturation
Cann and Cann, Biophysical Journal, 1970
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS, ACTIVITIES
United States Chess Federation, American Go Association (2-dan tournament rating), Recording Industry Association of America
Active Jazz / Avant-Garde guitarist, pianist, violinist.