Program Director, FISD/Atradia
Global Head of Market Data, Morgan Stanley
Chief Executive Officer, CNSX Markets Inc.
Richard Carleton was appointed CEO of the Canadian Securities Exchange in July 2011. During his tenure, Richard and the CSE team led a re-capitalization of the exchange in 2012-2013 and established relationships with key influencers in the Canadian securities industry and beyond. These efforts positioned the exchange to take a leading role in the provision of public capital to entrepreneurial companies; from 2014 on, the CSE set a series of records for new listings, capital raised by issuers and trading turnover. An early advocate for the cannabis industry, the CSE is now the global exchange leader in the listing of issuers in the space. Recognized by the Financial Post Magazine as one of Canada’s “25 Cannabis Industry Power Players”, and a recipient of the American Trade Association’s “Captain of Industry” Award in November 2018, Richard is a frequent speaker on early stage company finance issues around the world.
A member of the Law Society of Upper Canada since 1987, Richard is a graduate of the University of Ottawa (B.A. ’81) and the University of Toronto (LL.B. ’85). He has also completed the executive development programme at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
Managing Director, FISD
Tom Davin is Managing Director, Financial Information Services Association (FISD) of the SIIA. FISD is the global, neutral forum for the financial information industry with a diverse membership that includes major market data vendors, exchanges, technology providers, and the financial institutions that utilize financial data products. Tom works closely with FISD members to identify major issues and seek opportunities to bring the financial information industry together to discuss and resolve those issues. FISD conducts regular membership events in North America, Europe, Asia, Brazil, and Australia and hosts the biennial World Financial Information Conference – the premiere global industry conference for financial information professionals.
Laurent de Barry
MD and Co Founder, ENYX
Laurent has worked in Ultra Low Latency Technology for close to 10 years and co-founded Enyx in 2011 at the age of 23. As Managing Director of Enyx’s trading solutions, Laurent leads the development and commercialization of the next generation FPGA-enabled market access technology. A hardware engineer by training, Laurent is passionate about high performance computing and bringing cutting-edge technology to market. Prior to co-founding Enyx, he worked on critical hardware components for the aeronautical and military industries.
Geoffrey worked as pro classical musician in France (Orchestre de Paris). Head of Research for YAML in New York and Brazil, risk -arbitrage, special situations investing. He is fond of prototyping coding. He graduated from Top French Business School., double graduation in Classical Music. Co-patent depositor VideoAutopilot.
EVP, OTC Markets
Matthew Fuchs is an Executive Vice President leading the product development, distribution and sales of market data at OTC Markets Group. He is responsible for overseeing the launch of new products and enhancements to existing market data tools that help financial institutions more efficiently trade and analyze OTCQX, OTCQB, Pink and Grey Market securities. Continual enhancements and improvements to our products led to OTC Markets Compliance Data File being recognized for Best-Real Time Market Data Initiative at the 2016 Inside Market Data/Inside Reference Data Awards. Matt often comments and speaks on issues regarding market data and compliance for the over-the-counter equity markets, and frequently publishes on the OTC Markets Blog. Prior to joining OTC Markets Group, he served in a number of financial technology roles at the National Research Exchange, Bearing Point and Arthur Andersen. Matt received a BA from Columbia University.
SVP, GIS Operations, Nasdaq
David Hirschfeld is currently SVP, GIS Operations at Nasdaq. In addition to his role in GIS, David manages Data Governance for all of Nasdaq. In his GIS Ops role, he is responsible for Index Operations, external Audits and client administrative issues. Previous to this role at Nasdaq, he was Global Head of Risk Partnerships at Thomson Reuters and Managing Director for the Times Series Practice Area at Morgan Stanley. During his more than 30 years in the Financial Markets, David has had a variety of trading, analytical, operational and technology jobs. These jobs have been at both buy side (Citadel Investment and Tudor Investment) and sell side (Morgan Stanley and Merrill Lynch) institutions. In his trading capacity, he has worked as a derivatives floor trader, an Index arbitrageur and a “black box” systems trader. He holds an undergraduate degree in Economics from Duke University as well as a master’s degree in Economics from the University of Chicago.
VP, Market Structure and Technology, Greenwich Associates
Richard Johnson is an equities and financial technology expert in the Firm’s Market Structure and Technology practice. He has 20 years of industry experience in financial markets.
Richard began his career at Barra (now MSCI Barra) as a sales consultant for their suite of risk models and portfolio construction tools. From Barra he joined Investment Technology Group where he was able to apply his quantitative skills to the rapidly growing algorithmic trading business. He was a founding employee at Miletus Trading – a boutique electronic brokerage firm – where he served as the Head of Sales & Trading. In 2007, Richard led the sale of Miletus Trading to Liquidnet where then served as a senior product manager focusing on execution and analytics. In 2013, Richard joined Société Générale where he ran Electronic Trading in the Americas.
Prior to joining Greenwich Associates, Richard was consulting with companies focused on bitcoin and blockchain technology.
Richard holds a BA in Economics and Statistics from the University of Exeter.
Global Head, Order and Rights Management, Refinitiv
Paul Klug has over 35 years of experience in the asset management, wealth management, and technology sectors. Working with Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, and Deutsche Bank, Paul has been a general manager of financial services businesses in Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, India, Australia and other Asian locations, as well as the United States. Paul graduated from Cornell University in 1973 with a BS in Operations Research and began his career as an IT consultant with Arthur Andersen (now Accenture). After receiving an MBA from The Wharton School, Paul was involved with financial services product development before moving to broader business management responsibilities.
At Thomson Reuters, Paul was Global Managing Director of Content Operations for five years. Recently, he has taken on the responsibility of re-engineering Thomson Reuters’ rights management and entitlement processes. Paul is based in New York.
Paul is married with four children and resides in New Hope, PA.
Managing Director, DTCC
Tim is a financial services technology executive with more than 20 years domestic and international experience in the securities industry. Particular focus has been on the strategic deployment of technology to manage data, transaction processing, and risk management. Expertise includes product management, strategy and business development within market data industry, post-trade operations, and the workflow processes between asset managers, broker/dealers, custodian banks, and market infrastructure providers.
Founder and Cloud Architect , Bronze Drum Consulting
In 2011 Brian mentioned Xignite at a presentation on cloud computing and nothing has been the same since. Known for Cloud strategy and architecture, as a hands on member of a great team Brian works with customers and his team to help capital markets firms gain an edge through adoption of Cloud technology. Brian specializes in designing, developing, and implementing AWS cloud solutions for hedge funds, market data firms, and business units in larger financial firms.
Associate General Counsel – Cboe Global Markets and Chief Legal Officer – Cboe FX Markets and Cboe SEF, Cboe
Lisa A. Shemie is an Associate General Counsel with Cboe Global Markets, Inc., and serves as Chief Legal Officer of each of Cboe’s foreign exchange entities, Cboe FX Markets, Cboe’s spot FX electronic communications network, and Cboe SEF, its CFTC-regulated swap execution facility. In her role, Ms. Shemie advises on all matters relating to foreign exchange, including related CFTC regulation. Lisa is a member of the CFTC’s Market Risk Advisory Committee, sponsored by Commissioner Rostin Behnam. She is also Cboe’s representative on the Financial Markets Lawyers Group, an industry group comprising senior lawyers of FX market participants which meets under the auspices of the New York Federal Reserve Bank. In addition, she is a member of the Board of Directors of the Foreign Exchange Professionals Association, and serves as the Chair of its Policy Committee.