Robin Mess, Chief Executive Officer of big xyt said, “We are excited to be adding such a talent to our team. Bringing a seasoned executive such as Mark into the organization is an important part of our strategic plans for 2018.” He continued, “The London market is core to our European strategy and Marks entrepreneurial skills and approach are a perfect match to our firm”.
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big xyt, the independent provider of high-volume, smart data and analytics capabilities has appointed Mark Montgomery in a key role of the Strategy and Business Development department in London.
The newly created role will have Mark Montgomery focusing on ensuring alignment of the business strategy with client needs and expanding the big xyt presence. Montgomery will be reporting directly to Chief Executive Officer Robin Mess.
His significant experience of the trading community’s challenges and expertise in delivering solutions includes nearly 9 years as Director of Electronic Trading Sales at Barclays Capital.
Prior to the investment bank, Mark was Vice President of Portfolio and Algorithmic Trading at Alliance Bernstein for 3 years, where he was responsible for establishing a European portfolio and electronic trading desk.
Mark Montgomery commented, “Having seen the market evolve over a number of years I’m very pleased to join big xyt, a young entrepreneurial company, at this key time when there is real demand and value in data and analytics as a service” He continued, “At big xyt, I am surrounded by industry specialists and forward thinkers, as well as expert technologists who have created best-in-class solutions to support members of the financial community who want a flexible window onto the evolving landscape without the need to commit proprietary resources”.
big xyt has secured a number of market-leading clients from the ranks of exchanges, market makers, sell-side firms and buy-side firms, as regulation and market structure have resulted in increasing data dependencies.
The company’s portfolio of specialist analytics products includes Liquidity Cockpit, Data as a Service and Analytics as a Service.
big xyt enables firms from the global trading and investment community to process and normalize large data sets on demand and in real time. This critical functionality enables them to comply with regulatory requirements and reduce complexity within their own operations.
The xyt hub, which was launched in September 2017, is already connected to more than 100 venues globally and across asset classes. The hub enables the global trading community to integrate tick data and analytics in a more convenient and cost-effective way, via a single API.