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USAM Announces New Clients, New Staff and New Website

USAM, the New York-based provider of integrated sales, marketing, and advisory services to growth-stage financial technology companies, has added five new clients to its roster: Urvin.ai, TransFICC, MAP Digital, eLoomina and Bodo.ai. The company has also recruited five new members of staff, across operations, sales and marketing and data science/programming, and has launched a new…

Macrobond Appoints Larry Nieman as North America Business Development Director

Macrobond Financial, a provider of economic and financial data and analytics, has appointed Larry Neiman as Director of Business Development, effective 1 November. Neiman, who joins Macrobond after 21 years at Haver Analytics, a provider of financial and economic data and analytic tools, where he most recently served as regional account manager, will be responsible…

Sentieo Doubles Staff in London and Expands Across EMEA

Research platform provider Sentieo has doubled the size of its team in London as it expands to service 50 clients in the EMEA region, with the addition of a director of UX design, a director of product, and three sales and client success executives. The company expects to double the sales team again over the…

Neptune Appoints John Robinson as CEO

Neptune Networks, a pre-trade market utility for fixed income, has appointed John Robinson as CEO. Robinson, who has worked with Neptune as a senior consultant since November 2020, takes the helm from Interim CEO, Byron Cooper-Fogarty, who is remaining with Neptune and will form part of the Management Team as COO. Robinson has over 34…

Archax Launches Blockchain-Based Post-Trade Infrastructure Subsidiary Montis Digital, with Watkins as CEO, Lester as Chairman

Archax, the first FCA-regulated digital securities exchange, has created a new subsidiary, Montis Digital, to launch a blockchain-based post-trade infrastructure for tokenised assets, such as digital securities and security tokens. Montis will be led by CEO Martin Watkins, previously head of the exchanges and financial markets infrastructure practice at EY, and senior executive at AtosEuronext,…

7 Chord Appoints Andrew Sundstrom as Chief Science Officer

Fixed income pricing and analytics vendor 7 Chord has appointed Andrew Sundstrom as its Chief Science Officer, to lead the new phase of development and innovation of its BondDroid proprietary machine learning engine. Sundstrom brings 28 years of cross-disciplinary scientific and industry experience, at Nortel Networks, IBM Research, Morgan Stanley, and most recently at Nanotronics,…

Broadway Technology Appoints Dan Romanelli as Head of Relationships

Front-office solutions provider Broadway Technology has named Dan Romanelli as Head of Relationships, to drive business development initiatives and client relationship management, and to oversee a global team of sales and relationship managers. Romanelli is a 25-year FinTech veteran, and joins Broadway from USAM Group Inc, where he served as co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer….

TORA UK Presence Grows with London Office and Two New Hires

Multi-asset trading solutions provider TORA has expanded its presence in UK with a new London office to support continued growth, and two new hires. Peter Rank, Sales Manager, reporting to David Tattan, Head of Sales for Europe, joins TORA from Axe Trading and Bloomberg AIM, where he worked with clients across Europe. Chris Hopton, Professional…

KX Names ex-TIBCO Executive Mark Bannon as President of Sales, North America

Mark Bannon has joined KX as president of sales, North America, with responsibility for the company’s growth in the region. He will partner the North America sales organisation across finance and other industries to meet growing need for ultra-high performance, real-time data analytics. Bannon joins KX from TIBCO and brings a mix of deep industry…

Bruce Boytim Joins Broadway Technology as COO

Following its recent appointment of Michael Chin as CEO, front-office solutions vendor Broadway Technology has named industry veteran Bruce Boytim as Chief Operating Officer, to drive global strategy, go-to-market activities and client success as Broadway continues to evolve its offerings and expand its global footprint. Boytim’s experience in the financial technology space includes roles as…