Nikolai Larbalestier

Nikolai Larbalestier

Senior Vice President, Enterprise Architecture and Performance Engineering

Nikolai Larbalestier is Senior Vice President of Enterprise Architecture and Performance Engineering at Nasdaq. Nikolai joined Nasdaq in 2013 and is responsible for Enterprise Architecture, Performance Engineering and Capacity Planning at Nasdaq with a focus on strategic initiatives, including the Nasdaq Financial Framework.

Nikolai has over 20 years of global experience in the financial services Industry architecting, designing, developing and supporting systems for the Financial Markets, working in the capacities of technology supplier, market participant, and exchange operator. Prior to joining Nasdaq, Nikolai was a principal in a startup developing algorithmic trading solutions focused on high-frequency trading in the commodities space.

During his career, Nikolai has lived and worked in London, New York, Chicago, Sydney and Stockholm and has architected, developed and delivered integrated trading, risk management, and order management solutions to more than a dozen exchanges and market participants worldwide.