2022 WFIC Working Group Members
Stephen is Senior Director, Head of European Product Strategy for Cboe’s Data and Access Solutions division. Part of his responsibilities include the managing of Cboe’s European market data and access business for equities and derivatives. Prior to joining Cboe Stephen held positions at the London Metal Exchange, CME and NYSE Technologies
Director of Business Development at ETF Global for all facets of business development for the firm, which includes developing the strategy to increase the market share for new data clients and partners.
Extensive experience in the financial services marketplace and joined ETF Global after 11 years as the US Sales Director for the TMX – Toronto Stock Exchange based in New York. The team managed all US accounts and sold data, analytics, hosting and connectivity services to both buy and sell side firms. We secured many US firms that began trading cash equities, futures and options on the TMX.
Previous financial industry experience included Senior Sales, Sales Management and Global Account Management positions at ADP Brokerage Services, Thomson Financial and Reuters America where we brought on hundreds of clients using market data, clearing and treasury and risk management software services.
Received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Urban Studies from Colgate University. Some outside interests include being the President of the St. Joseph’s School – Yorkville School Advisory Board and a Board member of the Colgate University Maroon Council.
AWS Worldwide Financial Services
Adam leads Service Development within the AWS Worldwide Financial Services team. His team is focused on driving industry-specific product features catering to the specific use cases and workloads that financial services customers are moving and running in the cloud.
Prior to joining AWS, Adam spent over 20 years in financial services organizations, most recently running data product management for the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. Before that Adam worked on cloud initiatives at Nasdaq. Previous to that Adam ran the capital markets practice for Aite Group. Adam is also a U.S. Army veteran (Desert Storm) and lives in Colorado.
White Rock Data Solutions
Elizabeth is Founder of White Rock Data Solutions LLC a consulting firm providing innovative solutions for managing and commercializing data. In 1996, Elizabeth joined Goldman Sachs and held leadership roles across Sales and Trading, Compliance, Middle Office and Treasury for nearly two decades, delivering impact through people, process, data and technology. Elizabeth developed the strategy for and built the first Supervisory Control Function on Wall Street. As Managing Director of the Global Market Data Services team, Elizabeth adopted new data sources and applied data science to vendor content and usage to drive expense efficiencies and developed the firm’s strategy for a centralized data cloud for external content. Elizabeth collaborated with data vendors and principal investing in strategic deals. In 2015, Elizabeth joined AIG as Chief Operating Officer, Science. She was responsible for ensuring improved business outcomes in customer experience, underwriting, and claims.
In 2017, Elizabeth became a founding executive at Crux Informatics, a startup reinventing data delivery in finance. While there, Elizabeth was responsible for Marketing, Sales, and Supplier Partnerships. Elizabeth holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Northwestern University, Master of Science in Industrial Engineering and MBA from Columbia University.
Global Manager, Strategic Alliances, Bloomberg LP – Currently on secondment with Her Majesty’s Treasury.
Strategic Alliances 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 prominent market players in the 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 concentrating on Strategic Alliances, Sallianne was Global Manager of Exchange Business Management where she oversaw Bloomberg’s relationships with exchanges and trading venues. Sallianne holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in French and Italian from Royal Holloway (University of London). She represents Bloomberg on the executive committee of FISD (Financial Information Services Division of the Software and Information Association SIIA) and sits on the board of SIIA.
Sallianne was named Woman of the Year at the inaugural Waters Women in Technology & Data Awards 2018 and in the same year was recognised as one of the Top 100 Most influential Women in Finance in Europe by Financial News.
As of January 2021, Sallianne has been on secondment with Her Majesty’s Treasury working in the Capital Markets division.