Wall Street 50 – 2009

Gavan Corr/NYSE Technologies

Gavan Corr is a director of NYSE Technologies, the commercial technology division of NYSE Euronext. Growing up in Ballyhegan, Co. Armagh, he was educated at Queen’s University, Belfast and the Ulster Business School. He has over 12 years experience working at the leading edge of financial technology. He lived and worked in Vienna, Stockholm, Frankfurt, Paris, Palo Alto and London before moving to New York full time in 2003.
Gavan began his career with Irish based First Derivatives working with Morgan Stanley, JPMC and Bank of America amongst others. This was followed by three years at Gemstone Systems before moving to NYSE Euronext.

Gavan travels often to Belfast where the firm has a substantial core engineering center serving the global needs of NYSE Technologies. He also works with Invest NI promoting Northern Ireland as a destination for high tech and financial companies.

Gavan spends as much time as possible with his wife Aveen and sons Matthew and Dara. Since moving to NY, he admits to missing family, friends, Ballyhegan Gaelic football and a decent pint of stout.