The surprising industries luring data talent away from Wall Street

Capital markets data specialists are finding their skills in high demand—but not from where you might think.

Two well-known figures in the world of financial data, Shruti Thaker and Jeremy Baksht, recently got new jobs. Nothing surprising about that, you might rightly say. But what is surprising is not their new roles—both are in data strategy—but rather the companies where they’re now performing those roles. Thaker and Baksht left careers in the financial data realm to work at large corporations outside financial services.

Thaker, most recently global data manager at JO Hambro Capital Management, who

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