Scott Mayster joined Tick Data in March 1999. His responsibilities include managing the Tick Data product line, running day-to-day operations of the Tick Data office, developing new products and tools, marketing, and sales. Originally hired for his extensive experience trading and working with market data, Mr. Mayster brought to the job an understanding of the needs of traders and analysts. Prior to Tick Data, he worked as a floor clerk at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, a futures broker, and a trading system analyst.
Mr. Mayster began trading while still a student at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, where he received a BA in Economics. Early on in his studies, he became enamored with the behaviors of market participants and their effects on the financial markets and overall economy. In 1997, he received a MS in Financial Markets and Trading from the Illinois Institute of Technology.