Director, European Market Data , Cboe Europe
Stephen is the Director of European Market Data for Cboe Global Markets, one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies. Stephen is based in London and is responsible for the commercial management of Cboe Europe’s market data business, including sales, pricing, strategy and data policy. Prior to joining Cboe, Stephen held positions at various exchange, consumer and vendor firms giving him a well-rounded view of the industry.
Head of Real-Time, Refinitiv
Janelle is head of Refinitiv’s global Real-Time data and distribution business. Janelle is responsible for the vision, strategy and delivery of Refinitiv’s Real-Time solutions to its diverse worldwide customer base. Janelle has over 22 years of experience in enterprise market data having co-founded an international consultancy firm and also led global teams at consumer and vendor firms. Janelle has over the years advised prestigious, global financial institutions on their data management strategies; created, strengthened and transformed market data functions, and run numerous implementation, displacement and optimisation projects. Janelle has sat on a number of boards, panels and forums covering a plethora of commercial, product, content, regulatory and other industry topics.
Global Head of Sales, Tradition Data
James Watson is the Global Head of Sales for the Tradition Market Data Group. With over 30 years’ experience in the financial industry, he has held senior roles across a wide range of companies, most recently as CEO of ADS Securities in London. Previously, he was head of the EMEA FX Transactions business and head of FXall EMEA at Thomson Reuters. Prior to that, he held senior sales management positions at GFI Fenics. He was also involved with equity sales at Morgan Stanley, Societe Generale and Lehman Brothers. Having worked in Asia, USA and Europe, James has a deep understanding of the cultural nuances of various regions and countries. James continually strives for positive change in all of his roles. His current project is aimed at influencing change in the market data business, as well as growing TraditionDATA into a major data provider of OTC products and analytics. James sits on two boards and is an active advisor and mentor to young entrepreneurs in disruptive technology businesses. James grew up in Australia, is married with three children and lives in Kent, England