Jim Bird

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Jim Bird
Occupation Consultant
Employer Alberta Market Solutions Ltd.
Location Calgary, Canada

Jim Bird is a consultant with Alberta Market Solutions.[1] He was previously chief technology officer at BIDS Trading, responsible for the company's technology initiatives. [2]


Bird has more than 25 years in IT and business management. Before joining BIDS, Jim worked at the global technology provider, ETA Software, as the CTO, for exchanges and investment banks. He has worked with a variety of firms such as; Australian Stock Exchange, the Boston Stock Exchange, CBOE, the Korea Exchange, the Dubai Financial Market, the Alexandria Stock Exchange, as well as the BRVM regional exchange in West Africa, and the Canadian Trading and Quotation System.

He also worked for IBM designing proof of concept work on extreme high-performance and high-reliability systems, and created financial industry reference architectures for IBM.


He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and holds a certification in Advanced Project Management from Stanford University.


  1. Jim Bird. LinkedIn.
  2. Senior Management. BIDS Trading.