Program Director, FISD/Atradia
David Anderson is a well know market data consultant. He has worked in the market data industry since 1984 – including roles with Telerate, Bishopsgate Systems and from 1989 13 years with Reuters culminating in various global marketing roles; in respect of market data systems (e.g. Triarch and RMDS). Since January 2002 David has been operating Atradia (www.atradia.com), a management consultancy practice focused on the market data industry. He has been quoted commenting on the market data industry in major publications. David edited the respected annual ‘IMD Reference’ book between 2003 and 2009. He instigated the SIIA/FISD initiative to create a professional certification program for market data practitioners. David also acts as a Program Director for a variety of other FISD activities including EMEA focussed events; the Exchange Constituent Group (ECG); the FISD Technology Forum; the FISD Buy Side Group; and the FISD Cloud Working Group. David and Atradia operate from the glorious countryside of West Sussex UK.
Head of Information Services – Global Market Data and Indices , Euronext
Mike Hodgson has worked in the market data industry for more than 30 years currently as Head of Information Services at Euronext and in a variety of data related roles at Thomson Reuters, UBS and London Stock Exchange. The roles have included negotiating and implementing global, strategic enterprise deals, handling compliance and regulatory issues and building relationships with exchanges, end users and vendors. Now working on strategic initiatives in the analytic and alternative data space and how these impact the world of data and indices, Mike is using his time at FISD today to get an understanding of how the data landscape is evolving.
Global Head Enterprise Middle and Back Office, Refinitiv
John Mason is the Global Head Enterprise Middle and Back Office at Refinitiv. In this role, John and his team are responsible for ensuring that Refinitiv are effectively addressing the industry’s regulatory challenges – of which MiFID is a particular focus area – and developing solutions across the entire product range to meet the evolving requirements of the financial market participants.
Prior to joining Refinitiv, John ran the European Enterprise Solutions for Bloomberg and was also their Global Head of Regulatory Reporting. Before joining Bloomberg, he was the Chief Operating Officer for Core One Technologies prior to its sale to Markit.
Global Manager, Market Structure and Strategic Alliances, Bloomberg L.P.
Sallianne Taylor is the Global Head of Bloomberg’s Market Structure & Strategic Alliances team. The Market Structure Strategy team focuses on positioning Bloomberg in the optimal space as regulation and politics drive the development of the financial markets. Key to the successes of the group are the relationships forged with the prominent market players in this space – namely the exchanges, the clearing houses and the regulators, together with an in-depth understanding of the needs of Bloomberg’s clients, today and more importantly in the future. Sallianne joined Bloomberg in 1989 and has held positions within Sales, Trading Solutions and Product Development. Prior to heading the Market Structure Strategy team, Sallianne was Global Manager of Exchange Business Management where she oversaw Bloomberg’s relationships with the exchanges and trading venues. Sallianne holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in French and Italian from Royal Holloway and Bedford New College (University of London) . She represents Bloomberg on the executive committee of the FISD (Financial Information Services Division of the Software & Information Industry Association), is Co-Chair of the FISD Vendor Constituency Group and is a member of the Sustainable Stock Exchange Initiative Corporate Working Group. She also holds a seat on the ESMA (European Securities & Markets Authority) Market Data Working Group.