Technology specialist Fidessa has appointed Jay Biancamano to the new role of head of equities product marketing for the Americas, a new role intended to develop new products and grow its US business.
Biancamano previously founded Hoyvin Inc, a technology company that helped traders to extract alpha through signals from social media, combining artificial intelligence and human-computer interactions.
The new role at Fidessa will focus on driving the direction of the firm’s sell-side equities products to provide new services to clients. He will report to James Blackburn, global head of equities product marketing.
Commenting on the appointment, Mark Arnes, CEO of Fidessa Americas, said: “Jay is very well known in the industry and has a tremendous track record. His experience will be an invaluable resource in further expanding our business and enhancing our equity-based products as we continue to build out our sell-side business in new market segments in the region.”