John H. Eley


John fosters an entrepreneurial spirit and collaborative environment.

John leads his team to one objective: To make their clients successful. He is responsible for the strategic vision, overall management and business leadership of GoldenSource Corporation. A collaborative partnership with each client is the foundation of the GoldenSource approach and the primary driver of its success.


With more than 25 years of experience in trading, capital markets and financial technology, John understands how business management, software development, strategic partnerships affect a company’s bottom line whether they are in business a century or are a start-up.


Prior to joining GoldenSource, John was President and CEO of Pivot, Inc., the leading developer of Instant Messaging software for trading professionals. Pivot was sold to the CME Group in July 2012.

Prior to Pivot, he served as President and CEO of Hotspot FX, Inc., the leading online foreign exchange marketplace. The company was acquired by Knight Capital Group in 2006.

Previously, John was the CFO of OnExchange, a futures industry software provider, and worked in a variety of senior positions with Cantor Fitzgerald/eSpeed and Citibank.


John serves as an outside board member and/or advisor to several private companies and charities. He is an adjunct professor at the Columbia University School of Public Policy teaching entrepreneurship.


He was featured on the Bank On It Podcast on March 31st, 2020. You can hear the full episode here



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