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Company History
Nanex was founded in the year 2000 by Eric Scott Hunsader and is based in Winnetka, IL, a northern suburb of Chicago.

In 2003, Nanex partnered with DTN, an Omaha Nebraska Company, so that it could continue to focus on development of NxCore and NxCore products. DTN provides sales, exchange reporting, and network access to direct financial data feeds.

Team Nanex

Eric Scott Hunsader
Eric Scott Hunsader has over 25 years of hands-on experience developing successful real-time trading software including high performance trading applications and compression techniques. He has produced many successful commercial applications which are still in use today. With Hunsader at the helm you get answers to tough feed development questions from someone with a wealth of coding experience and market infrastructure expertise. Outside of the office, Hunsader enjoys distance running and going on adventures with his wife and four daughters.

Jeffrey Donovan
Jeffrey Donovan has been a professional software engineer since 1985. He has consulted for such companies as Intel, DEC, Yahoo, ESPN, Aureal Semiconductor, Sense8, The Learning Company, Crystal River Engineering, Hammer Capital Mngmnt, Quantel Financial, and dozens of additional firms. Specializing in applications for financial analysis and data visualization, Donovan has over two decades worth of real world experience in writing stand-alone trading systems, trading visualization tools and the underlying systems that power them. When he's away from the computer, Donovan is playing guitar, cooking for his girlfriend and two siamese cats, or surfing near his home in beautiful California.

Nate Rock
Nate Rock has been working as a software developer since 1998. A coder at heart, he hacked his first Apple IIe program in 5th grade. Since then, technology has been his one true love. Rock has worked for dot-com start-ups, done personal consulting, and provided security analysis for Wells Fargo Bank. Prior to joining Nanex, he was at Infinite Campus, architecting a system harnessing real time data streaming and analysis to help students, parents and teachers tailor education to individual learners. Rock's side projects involve neural networks and other machine learning techniques, bioinformatics and sometimes video games. He also mentors women transitioning to coding careers, bicycles around Chicagoland, and watches nature documentaries with his two cats.

Katie Simmons
Katie Simmons joined the Nanex team in 2013 from a background in technical projects ranging from finding network storage solutions for small businesses to developing websites. She's a strong advocate for the Python programming language and diversity in tech, and brings a passion for data analysis and improving process efficiency to Nanex. When she's not busy leveling up her coding skills by exploring scientific computing or attending PyLadies meetups, Simmons is likely weightlifting, watching a horror movie, or reading a novel with a cup of hot tea.

Jeremy Truelove
Jeremy Truelove knew computers were his passion since touching his first IBM 486 DX/2 66 in 1993. Since then, he has built a career in technology encompassing technical writing and communications, support, network and systems administration, and finally software engineering for Nanex in 2016. Truelove has unparalleled user empathy, a strong drive towards documentation, and an affinity for hardware solutions. Outside of Nanex, he enjoys pursuing his love of film by producing films and directing the Lake County Film Festival or simply by watching good movies with his wife, son, dog and cat. Truelove is also a lifelong gamer, and enjoys playing video games with his friends and son.