NASDAQ is the leading provider of trading, clearing, exchange, technology, listing, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, NASDAQ enables customers to plan, optimize, and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets.
Global Information Services (GIS) brings together our scalable technology, product development expertise, and robust distribution channels to provide extensive market insight to our clients and customers. Our businesses in this area include global indexes, global data products, data operations.
Providing leadership and overall direction through the development of long-term vision and strategy for the area or business unit managed. Further, executive positions identify and communicate strategic opportunities, assess level of change and develop change strategies to support the transition.
Leveraging of regional trends and successes, adapting these to the business model to drive global growth or profitability and hold ultimate accountability for multiple key functions, divisions, regions or functions.
The work will have a direct impact onfinancial success and performance of Nasdaq.
Leader of Analytics Hub
The Analytics Hub provides the investment community with data products from Nasdaq and 3rd parties that provide insights into companies’ operational and equity performance. It delivers unique signals from different data sources, leveraging machine intelligence. . The Analytics Hub is a unit within Global Information Services and this role will report into the SVP of Product &Business Development. This is a highly visible role for a strategically important initiative that was launched in 2017.
The ideal candidate has a working knowledge of artificial intelligence, machine learning, predictive modeling and other related fields. They must be able to conceptualize the use of these sophisticate mathematical methods and apply them to real world problems faced by asset managers and hedge funds. This is an early stage effort requiring a strong willingness to listen to customers and deliver breakthrough new products. The candidate will lead all aspects of the Analytics Hub’s strategy and growth including data acquisition, product development and strategic relationships.. The VP of the Analytics Hub provides thought leadership and acts as a subject matter expert in the designing and recommending of appropriate analytical approaches and methodology in addressing key issues within the business. This position will be responsible for setting and achieving key goals related to product launches, data growth and revenue milestones.
The VP of the Analytics Hub provides management visibility into data-driven insights that inform the business’s strategic direction and KPI’s. In this position, the VP of Analytics Hub also determines the adoption of suitable partnerships with data-sets that drive innovation and create an advantage for the business In addition this role draws on resources from the global technology, sales and marketing teams.
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
- Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant discipline is required. A Master’s degree is preferred.
- At least 10 years of experience in the financial services/FinTech industry.
- Strong knowledge of financial markets (particularly buy-side firms) machine intelligence, alternative data and financial research.
- Proven leadership experience and the ability to deliver results and inspire colleagues
- Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to think independently and to see the “bigger picture.”
- A self-starter with ability to prioritize and make strategic decisions
- Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, and the ability to work as part of a team are essential.