Max is editor of Inside Market Data and Inside Data Management.
Max joined then-Risk Waters Group (prior to its acquisition by Incisive Media) in 2000, and has worked as a reporter on Risk Magazine, FX Week, Trading Technology Week (now Sell-Side Technology) and Buy-Side IT (now Buy-Side Technology), before joining IMD as European reporter in 2003. He moved to New York as US reporter in 2005, and became editor in 2006.
Max lives in Astoria, New York with his wife and twin girls, and enjoys playing rock music, wine tastings, and market data.
GreenBirch will focus on helping financial firms explore ways to adopt cloud technologies, starting with time-series data management and commercializing internal datasets.
A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news.
Petrescu is already working with a handful of new and established data providers on product development and strategy for financial markets.
In the pursuit of new ways to eliminate latency from the market data distribution and trading processes, vendors have invested in hardware-acceleration technologies, such as FPGAs. But with commodity chips now giving specialist hardware a run for its…
The association's latest industry survey reveals how the data management agenda is becoming more visible—and important—to firms' COOs and CEOs, rather than being seen as a technology issue.
Experts advise using machine learning to solve data quality challenges before applying it to alpha-generating strategies.
The broker is looking to expand its data delivery options to reach potential clients who don't have access to traditional channels.
The deal will allow MDI to provide other TRG offerings as fully managed services, and to benefit from being part of a larger company.
Brooimans and Fruitema will focus on helping financial firms in Europe to find experienced data professionals.
The integration of PEAR, acquired last year, is a further step towards integrating the vendor's key data inventory management platforms, FITS and InfoMatch.
The creation of GFIS is the culmination of a three-year plan to consolidate and improve how the broker managed hundreds of data sources.
The vendor believes its planned dashboard of synthetic consumer spend data will help a wider audience on the buy side exploit predictive company revenue data.
The move will build on SCB's internal efforts over the past year to establish and grow a formal data business.
VReg will highlight the third-party services that financial institutions rely on most to meet each aspect of regulations.
After setting up a dedicated market data function last year, the broker plans to enlist more vendors to increase distribution of its data,
A look at some the key "people moves" from last week, including Douglas Taylor (pictured, right), who is leaving Burton-Taylor.
The firm sees benefits of making data available on the platform, which already hosts risk and P&L functions, as well as settlement and reporting applications.