Senior Sales Consultant, Sinara
Hamish started his 14-year career at Sinara Consultants as a software engineer building realtime market data feed handlers, market data distribution platforms for exchanges and data vendors based on Sinara MDP, and pre/post-trade systems for derivatives exchanges and brokers. Having gradually moved to a sales & marketing role, he combines his strong technical experience with knowledge on key trends in the financial markets and is a keen advocate of the transformative role of technology across the trading lifecycle.
Program Director, FISD/Atradia
David Anderson is a well know market data consultant. He has worked in the market data industry since 1984 – including roles with Telerate, Bishopsgate Systems and from 1989 13 years with Reuters culminating in various global marketing roles; in respect of market data systems (e.g. Triarch and RMDS). Since January 2002 David has been operating Atradia (www.atradia.com), a management consultancy practice focused on the market data industry. He has been quoted commenting on the market data industry in major publications. David edited the respected annual ‘IMD Reference’ book between 2003 and 2009. He instigated the SIIA/FISD initiative to create a professional certification program for market data practitioners. David also acts as a Program Director for a variety of other FISD activities including EMEA focussed events; the Exchange Constituent Group (ECG); the FISD Technology Forum; the FISD Buy Side Group; and the FISD Cloud Working Group. David and Atradia operate from the glorious countryside of West Sussex UK.
Senior Product Manager, Refinitiv
Sonia Greenberg is responsible for the global distribution of real-time content with a focus on cloud enablement. In 2015 she launched Thomson Reuters’ first internet feed and launched their AWS hosted feed in 2018. She is passionate about new technology and its ability to drive commercial innovation and efficiency, and she continually strives to enable her clients to simplify their solutions and meet the ever-changing technological landscape and mounting cost pressures of financial institutions.
Global Head of Market Data Technology , UBS
Alan is Global Head of Market Data Services for UBS based in Hong Kong. He has 19 years experience in investment banking technology roles and vendor technology roles in both Europe and Asia. Alan was previously Regional Head of Market Data for Global Markets Equities IT in Deutsche Bank, Hong Kong where he was responsible for their low-latency data implementation and API strategy across APAC. Prior to Deutsche Bank, Alan was with Thomson Reuters for 7 years where he ran the Enterprise IMS business in Asia (Enterprise Platform) and had previously worked on many new initiatives such as TRHS hosting in the US and Machine Readable News in the Innovations Group; Also in his time at Reuters, Alan spent two years in Thailand off-shoring 2nd level engineering and support for RMDS.
Prior to Thomson Reuters, Alan had spent 7 years with JPMorgan Chase running their UK Market Data service delivery and architecture teams. He has a degree in Physics with Computing and has lived in Hong Kong for the last 4 years with his wife and two children.
Solution Architect, Google Cloud
A 20-year technology veteran for the capital markets, e-commerce and media verticals, Sal brings a pragmatic philosophy and broad expertise to technology teams tasked with ambitious objectives. Prior to Google, his efforts as lead architect for FIS’s Consolidated Audit Trail finalist bid saw him championing secure public cloud solutions for a post-trade market surveillance repository referred to by CNBC as the “biggest database in the world”. As Solution Architect for Google’s Cloud Platform, he helps customers build and migrate complex environments to the public cloud.
Chief Technology Officer, CJC
Peter Williams is CTO at CJC Ltd the leading global market data technology Managed Services and Consultancy provider. Reporting directly to the board Peter’s role is to grow the business at CJC by developing client solutions, exploring new technologies and overseeing their implementation. As a market data technology professional with 17 years’ experience and a career spanning inter dealer brokers, tier one investment banks and a global managed services provider Peter has wide ranging experience of technologies and organisations. Initially working in a support role with Tullett Prebon and then Credit Suisse Peter joined CJC Ltd 10 years ago as an onsite consultant at BNP Paribas, soon after Peter was seconded into forming part of the initial managed services team at CJC which provided remote monitoring, support and management of the newly created Reuters Hosted System (RHS). As the system grew and thrived so did CJC and Peter was made Director of Operations for EMEA with the remit of growing the London support and engineering teams and helping to shape the operational processes and structures used to deliver the service. A self-confessed geek Peter revels in new technology and is a passionate advocate of “the cloud” and cloud based managed services.