Keynote: Draw Inspiration from Other Industries

Louis Eccleston
Lou Eccleston, S&P Capital IQ

How data vendors harness imagination—rather than simply having a knowledgeable and client-focused approach—will be the crucial differentiator in developing future products, said Lou Eccleston, president of S&P Capital IQ, during his keynote speech at last week’s conference.

In particular, Eccleston cited innovations from other industries—such as consumer products and scientific research—that have not yet been widely adopted in financial information products. “There’s opportunity and necessity fo