Program Director, FISD/Atradia
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.
CEO, Crux Informatics
Philip Brittan, CEO & Founder
Philip has nearly 30 years experience as a technology and business leader, primarily in FinTech. In addition to founding three start-ups, he has held significant roles at Bloomberg, where he was head of foreign exchange trading, Google, where he headed up Google Finance, and Thomson Reuters, where he was CTO and Global Head of Platform of the Financial and Risk Division, and successfully turned around their flagship financial desktop, Eikon. Philip currently manages Crazy Peak LLC, a technology business investment and advisory firm, and holds a degree in Computer Science from Harvard.
General Manager, Amazon Web Services
Chris is the Head of Business Development for AWS Data Exchange, a new service that makes it easy for AWS customers to find, subscribe to, and use third-party data in the cloud. Prior to joining AWS, Chris was the Global Head of Bloomberg’s Reference and Regulatory Data business, and spent more than 8 years in KPMG’s consulting practice where he assisted numerous Financial Services organizations operating in Australian, North American, and European markets with the implementation of regulatory compliance programs.
Product Manager, MDSL
Noel is a Product Manager at MDSL, an industry leader in market data and technology expanse management. Prior to joining MDSL in 2006, Noel worked in Market Data and IT at UBS. Noel specializes in helping financial institution find ways to reduce their market data and index-related expenses. He has a FIA and graduated from Carleton University in Ottawa Canada.
Founder and CEO, Xignite
Named twice to the Institutional Investor’s Tech 50 list of financial visionaries and innovators, Stephane Dubois is a recognized financial data industry executive who founded Xignite to Make Market Data Easy. Stephane Dubois is a well-known fintech thought leader and is frequently quoted in publications, including Forbes, MarketsMedia, WallStreet & Technology, Financial News, Bob’s Guide, Inside Reference Data, and Venture Capital Journal. He has spoken at numerous fintech events around the world, including Finovate, FinDEVr, Bank Innovation, Next Money, World Exchange Conf., World Finance Information Conf. and The Money Conference. Prior to founding Xignite, Stephane was Vice President of Product Management at Advent Software, the leading provider of software solutions for the investment management industry. Prior to Advent, Stephane held senior product and marketing management positions at Walker Interactive Systems and Oracle Corporation. Stephane holds an MS in Management from M.I.T. Sloan School of Management and MS and BS degrees in international management from the MBA Institute in Paris.
CEO, Tradition SEF
Scott Fitzpatrick joined Tradition NY in July 2012 as Managing Director of Strategy and Business Development. With the onset of new regulatory requirements, and the resulting set up and implementation of the Tradition SEF, he was appointed CEO of Tradition SEF in early 2014. Mr. Fitzpatrick is directly responsible for the development of Tradition’s SEF related business across all asset classes and has guided Tradition SEF to becoming one of the primary SEFs in today’s market. Mr. Fitzpatrick is a Board Member of the Wholesale Market Brokers Association Americas (WMBAA). Working closely with colleagues on the Board, the objective is to liaise with US and international regulators helping them better understand the operational characteristics of the global OTC Swaps markets, with a particular focus on the role intermediation venues and the formation, management and execution of market liquidity.
In addition to his responsibilities in the Regulatory field and with TraditionSEF, Scott is the Global Head of Tradition’s Market Data business. Responsible for the strategic direction of this business, Scott’s intent is to continue to innovate through flexible data pricing and packaging models ensuring that distribution Tradition’s global OTC data aligns with the growing demand from the consumer base.
Prior to joining Tradition SEF, Mr. Fitzpatrick spent 11 years with GFI Group (a global Inter dealer broker) in various roles including running the FENICS and Data businesses globally. Between 2008 and 2012, Mr. Fitzpatrick relocated to GFI London where he assumed the role of director of client relations with the added responsibility of Regulatory Affairs. During this period, he was an active member of the Board of the EU Wholesale Markets Broker Association (WMBA) and regularly attended meetings in Brussels with the EU Commission, Parliament and other EU Regulatory bodies.
Mr. Fitzpatrick has a degree in computer studies from Napier University, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Founder , White Rock Data Solutions LLC
Elizabeth is Founder of White Rock Data Solutions LLC a consulting firm providing innovative solutions for managing and commercializing data. In 1996, Elizabeth joined Goldman Sachs and held leadership roles across Sales and Trading, Compliance, Middle Office and Treasury for nearly two decades, delivering impact through people, process, data and technology. Elizabeth developed the strategy for and built the first Supervisory Control Function on Wall Street. As Managing Director of the Global Market Data Services team, Elizabeth adopted new data sources and applied data science to vendor content and usage to drive expense efficiencies and developed the firm’s strategy for a centralized data cloud for external content. Elizabeth collaborated with data vendors and principal investing in strategic deals. In 2015, Elizabeth joined AIG as Chief Operating Officer, Science. She was responsible for ensuring improved business outcomes in customer experience, underwriting, and claims.
In 2017, Elizabeth became a founding executive at Crux Informatics, a startup reinventing data delivery in finance. While there, Elizabeth was responsible for Marketing, Sales, and Supplier Partnerships. Elizabeth holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Northwestern University, Master of Science in Industrial Engineering and MBA from Columbia University.
Head of U.S. Distribution, ULTUMUS
Senior Sales Engineer, FactSet
Engineer at FactSet since July 2013 with ten years prior experience in Application Delivery and Virtualization at McKesson Healthcare.
Since joining FactSet nearly seven years ago, Dan has focused on architecting Authentication, Authorization, Provisioning and Application Delivery schemas.
Market Data Services, Wells Fargo