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Barry has recently joined TickSmith Corp as its Head of Data Practice. TickSmith is a cloud-based data and commerce platform that transforms data distribution and monetization, making it possible for companies to easily package data products and launch private marketplaces. His role is to provide guidance to clients and prospects on the many aspects of data commercialization, such as licensing structure, to insure that TickSmith’s clients are successful in their new data businesses.
Prior to this position, he was the Managing Director of the Market Data Services practice for Jordan & Jordan (J&J), a New York-based consulting firm. He has extensive expertise in market and reference data across the securities industry. His in-depth market data experience and network relationships enable him to provide clients with a wide range of consultative services based on clients’ requirements. Among his achievements at J&J, he led a global implementation initiative for a multi-faceted messaging system for a large investment bank. Barry is the recipient of the 2017 FISD Lifetime Achievement Award.
Before he joined J&J, Barry spent 28 years as the Managing Director of the Americas for SIX Financial Information and performed a similar role at GBST, a financial software firm. Barry is a member of the Inside Market Data Hall of Fame and has been a frequent industry panelist and speaker at various venues across the globe. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University and an MBA in Finance from the University of Buffalo.
He currently resides in Oceanside, California with his wife, Pamela, and they have two adult sons. He enjoys golfing, biking and travel.