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Currensee, the first forex social network, just announced a new appointment in its management:  Jonathan Jesse will be the VP of Engineering.  

Currensee recently announced  that  the Trade Leaders program is now available at over 100 Institutional Partners.  The move is part of the growing Trade Leaders Investment Program, in which people can invest in curated forex professionals the same way they invest in mutual funds.

More details about the appointment and more job opportunities are listed below, in the press release:

BOSTON””June 26, 2012″”Currensee (www.currensee.com), the industry’s first foreign exchange (Forex) alternative investment service, today announced it has named Jonathan Jesse vice president of engineering. Jesse’s arrival strategically supports the rapid growth of the Currensee Trade Leadersâ„¢ Investment Program, which delivers the uncorrelated returns of emerging foreign exchange managers for both institutional and individual investors via the company’s trade replication platform””the backbone of its copy-trading offering.

 

With more than 15 years of engineering, development and technology leadership experience, Jesse will lead the Currensee technology team, responsible for building new products, feature enhancements, quality assurance and operations support for the Currensee Trade Leaders Investment Program. The Trade Leaders Investment Program delivers access to the $4 trillion Forex market to investors and financial institutions of all types, regardless of their knowledge of the market or ability to self-trade.

 

Prior to joining Currensee, Jesse served as vice president, database products for Lumigent/BeyondTrust, Inc. As the company’s technical and product operational leader, Jesse built a world-class global software development organization and was a founding member of the Lumigent team. He also served in a variety of capacities at Lumigent, including chief technology officer and vice president of product development and director of product strategy. Lumigent was acquired in 2011 by BeyondTrust.

 

“Jon knows how to architect and build complex software applications that scale,” said Currensee CEO Dave Lemont. “He is a seasoned technology leader of high-performing software organizations, brings deep software development expertise and knows how to maximize software development through agility, automation and efficiency. We couldn’t be happier to welcome such a seasoned technology executive to our team and know that his expertise will drive the development of the next phases of the Currensee Trade Leaders platform.”

 

“It’s not every day you have the opportunity to join a fast-growing company that is completely changing an industry,” said Jesse. “The Currensee offering is unique, and our rapid growth demonstrates a major gap in the market that we are filling every day by giving investors access to an untapped market. I look forward to supporting the rapid growth of our Trade Leaders program by sharing my software development expertise and leading our stellar team of technologists here at Currensee.”

 

Currensee is actively hiring for jobs in its technology infrastructure department, including senior Java developer and software architect, senior quality assurance engineer, Java developer and junior operations engineer. You can go to www.currensee/jobs for a full list of open positions.