Kerry Baker Relf
Head of Global Exchange & Core Partner Marketplace, Refinitiv
Head of Market Data Strategy, TD Ameritrade
Ed is an Executive Director at Morgan Stanley and has the responsibility of managing global exchange relationships and sourcing for exchange data use across the Morgan Stanley enterprise. He currently serves on the FISD Executive Committee and is co-chair of the FISD Consumer Constituent Group. Additionally Ed is an Advisory Board member of the CTA/UTP U.S. Exchange Plans and is active in thought leadership and policy influence related to common issues faced by participants in the market data industry. Prior to Morgan Stanley, he founded The Flynndex Company in 2011 to provide market data training and consulting services. Ed developed training classes to support the FISD Financial Information Associate Professional Certification program and co-authored the “Markets” segment for the FIA Level 1. Ed began his career with Interactive Data and Moody’s Investors Service, then joined Fidelity Investments managing market data and investment research for the Fidelity Funds and the Fidelity enterprise. Ed has an MBA from Babson College, a BS from the University of Vermont, is a FISD FIA Market Data Professional and additionally holds a US Coast Guard Master Captain’s sailing license.
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.
Vice President and Head of Global Product Management, Nasdaq
Jeff Kimsey is Vice President and Head of Data Products for Global Information Services at Nasdaq. He is responsible for the ensuring the ongoing growth and development of current and new data products business. Mr. Kimsey’s team has strategic and operational oversight for Nasdaq’s core equities, options, futures, index, mutual fund and fixed income data products. Mr. Kimsey has been with Nasdaq since 2001 while holding the current role since 2008. He has previously held positions in Research and Development for the company’s Data Products division and Analyst in its Internal Data Products department. Before arriving at Nasdaq, he worked at Micros Systems, Inc in many aspects of research and development including testing, development and product management. Mr. Kimsey holds a Bachelor in Finance from the University of Maryland and a Masters in Business Administration from Loyola University.
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.