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.
Head Exchange Data Strategy, Markets, SIX
Marc currently serves as Head Exchange Data Strategy in the Business Unit Markets of SIX, one of the leading securities market operators in Europe. Securing sound commercial offering and intellectual property rights policy over SIX data is a central focus area of Marc’s portfolio. In recent years he drove the modernization of The Swiss Stock Exchange market data dissemination infrastructure, improving latency and scalability. Marc is active in some prominent market data standardisation initiatives. He’s Co-Chairing the FIX Market Model Typology (MMT) Technical Committee. Most market operators and data vendors have recently widely implemented the MMT data standard in their data feeds and display terminals. Marc is additionally contributes to the FESE Market Data Expert Group and is Vice-Chairman of the WFE Exchange and CCP Statistics Working Group. Marc graduated in Economics and holds various industry certifications with strong focus on data management from EDM Council, ICMA, FISD.
Market Data Business Advisory and Compliance (Applications), UBS
Executive Director, UBS Data Solutions, UBS Investment Bank
Elliott joined UBS in July 2018 as Executive Director, UBS Data Solutions. UBS Data Solutions is part of the Investment Bank and focuses on delivering digital content to our clients. Elliott’s role encompasses both the curation and distribution of Data. Elliott joined UBS from BGC Partners where he was Global Head of Sales for Fenics Market Data, the exclusive distributor for the BGC group market data brands such as BGC, GFI, Amerex and RP Martin. Prior to this role Elliott was Commercial Director of Fenics Software Limited where he managed the commercial business and team for the Fenics Software and GFI Market Data businesses. Prior to his eleven year tenure at Fenics, Elliott held a number of commercial and product focused positions at Reuters, latterly the position of Head of Fixed Income, Asia Pacific based in Singapore. Elliott holds a BA (Hons) in International Business and is based in London.
John Ikel, DLS
Head of Data Compliance & Licensing, 3d innovations
John is a veteran of some 16 years in Market Data, with the majority of that time as an industry recognized subject matter expert for market data compliance & audit. John was the first person to be awarded the FISD Data Licensing Specialist (DLS) accreditation, which is a specialist qualification from FISD that focuses on the licensing and related compliance aspects of financial markets information usage at all levels from original source to ultimate consumer, including derived data. Prior to 3di John was Global Head of Market Data Compliance & Audit for BNP Paribas. During his 7 years with the bank he was globally responsible for market data compliance across the firm; managing market data usage by internal systems and end-users across the bank; and managing of both internal and third-party external market data audits from initiation to settlement. He advised internal clients on the data usage rules affecting operational processes and contract negotiations, and mentored / trained the internal market data teams on the same. He was additionally responsible for 2 years for the global commercial market data relationship with the Exchanges, five inter-dealer brokers (BGC Partners, ICAP, TradeWeb, Tradition, and Tullett Prebon), and fixings & bank rate providers; this covered not just global markets but also retail banking too. Before BNP Paribas, John worked in a similar, lower-level capacity at Commerzbank and Credit Suisse; and is personally accountable for actual P&L impacting savings of over €10m in the past 10 years of market data audits with much more avoided through market data compliance risk avoidance.
Head of Money Market Analysis, Swiss National Bank
Head of Commercial Management, Market Data, Euronext
Shelley is Head of Commercial Management, Market Data at Euronext, the leading pan-European exchange that operates regulated markets in Belgium, France, Ireland, The Netherlands, Norway and Portugal. Based in Amsterdam, she is responsible for the commercial management of Euronext’s real-time market data business. She has nine years of experience varying from market data operations and compliance to pricing, policy and regulatory aspects of the real-time market data business, and is a member of the FESE Market Data Expert Task Force and the FIX MMT Steering Committee, giving her a good overview of developments in the market data industry.
President, Swiss IPUG (SIPUG)
Executive Director, Dow Jones Newswires
Senior Sales, Six Digital Exchange
Patrick Stettler is Senior Sales at SIX Digital Exchange. SIX Digital Exchange, a subsidiary of SIX, is building up a fully regulated DLT-based exchange and CSD infrastructure for Digital Assets, the first of its kind globally. Patrick has started out in financial markets in 1994 as a stocks and derivatives market-maker with UBS. Throughout his career he held various positions at renown institutions both as senior product expert and sales in sophisticated financial product solutions. He has successfully conceptualized and co-developed several large-scale platforms that center around the instant design and securitization of customized investment products, most of which are still market-leaders in their respective fields today.
Director – Leveraged Commentary & Data, S&P Global Market Intelligence
Evidence Lab Engagement Manager, UBS
Dan Wakerly has worked as an Engagement Manager in UBS Evidence Lab since mid-2017. Dan originally worked with UBS’s Equity Research analysts to source project ideas, and helped UBS’s data experts design and deliver innovative new investment related evidence. More recently Dan has been focused on building out UBS’s client facing data offering. Originally trained as a Chartered Accountant at PwC, Dan then spent most of his career as a sell-side equity analyst at Morgan Stanley.