Established by seasoned Fintech
entrepreneurs to make sense out of Big Data.
Leadership
Yiannis Tsiounis
Yiannis Tsiounis, Ph.D.,
CEO
Yiannis founded and led BQuotes, a fixed income price discovery platform, in 2005. BQuotes was acquired by Moody's in 2008. From 2003-2005 he was a Partner at Etolian Capital, a Fixed Income hedge fund.

Yiannis holds a Ph.D. in Cryptography with a thesis in Anonymous Electronic Cash, a Master's in Computer Science and a Bachelor's in Mathematics.

He has published 14 peer-refereed papers in Cryptography and Privacy, and has been an invited speaker at MIT, NIST, RSA, Sandia National Laboratories and Ecole Normale Superieure, among others.
Grigoris Reppas
Grigoris Reppas,
COO
Grigoris Reppas was most recently at MarketAxess, 2010-2017, where he served as the Hedge Fund sales manager and CDS product manager. In his role he was responsible for overseeing the CDS product development along with the global hedge fund sales initiatives for all credit cash and derivative products.

Prior to MarketAxess, he was the COO at BQuotes since 2006, where he headed the intraday and end of day data and evaluations business for all credit and structured credit cash and derivative products.

Grigoris began his career at Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment bank at the FX desk.

He holds a MSc degree in Financial Engineering from Kent State University and a Bachelors degree in Statistics from Athens University of Economics and Business.
Liam Griffith
Liam Griffith,
Business Development
Liam has over 15 years experience in leading sales roles in Financial Technology. He was Director of Business Development at Barracuda FX, Associate Director at Moody's Analytics, VP of Sales at BQuotes, and account executive (Equity Sales) at Janney Montgomery Scott.
Advisory Board
Alexander Goor
Alexander Goor
Alex served as Managing Director and Chief Information Officer at Interactive Data Holdings Corporation from 2010 to 2016, as a Co-President and Director of Instinet Group, LLC from 2005 to 2007, as the President of Inet ATS Inc. since November 2003, and as Chief Strategy Officer and EVP of Datek Online Holdings Corp. from 1999 to 2002. He serves as Director of Dealogic, LLC; Insurity; and has served as director at BondDesk Group LLC. Alex is also a Trustee of Saint Ann's School in Brooklyn.
Mr. Goor is an accomplished pianist and studied at The Juilliard School of Music in New York. He received a B.A. with a concentration in Mathematics from Columbia University in 1995, Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude.
Randall Winn
Randall Winn
Randy is the Founder and Managing Principal of FiveW Capital. Mr. Winn has extensive experience in software, data/analytics and technology services. Mr. Winn co-founded Capital IQ and served as its CEO / Executive Managing Director until 2011. Prior to Capital IQ he had been a Principal at Saunders Karp & Megrue and also served at Goldman, Sachs & Co., for 3 years in the Principal Investment Area and in Corporate Finance. He is the Chairman of Dealogic and also serves as a Director of DiscoverOrg, Merit Software, JD Classics, and The Teak Fellowship.
Mr. Winn holds an AB from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University.
Gil Haddad
Gil Haddad
Gil Haddad is head of investment decision science in the Quantitative Research and Investments division at Fidelity Investments. In his role, Mr. Haddad is a senior leader of the Quantitative Research and Investments team, responsible for harnessing Fidelity's proprietary data, deep fundamental expertise, and strong quantitative capabilities to continue to drive growth for the firm across our equity, fixed income, and multi-asset class strategies.
Prior to joining Fidelity, Mr. Haddad was leading the fundamental research at Point72's central book, and led big data and analytics at Balyasny Asset Management. Before that, he worked at Schlumberger, where he launched the data science organization and held multiple leadership roles. He also served as a data scientist and was responsible for machine learning research at Schlumberger and GE Software.
Mr. Haddad earned his bachelor of engineering degree in mechanical engineering from the American University of Beirut, his master of science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and his PhD in engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park.
George Zavaliagkos
George Zavaliagkos, Ph.D.
George Zavaliagkos is an expert in Machine Learning with focus on Natural Language understanding and Finance. At Amazon, he was responsible for broadening the scope of Alexa’s capabilities to new languages and skills, and he supervised data collection, training and deployment of Alexa’s cloud Machine Learning models. Prior to Amazon, he had founded Parametros Trading, a High Frequency Trading startup. Prior to Parametros he was a Director at Nuance Communications, leading R&D for the mobility division. Earlier, at eScription Inc, he disrupted the medical transcription market by introducing large cloud based scale speech recognition systems as productivity enhancers.
George holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Northeastern University.
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