Barchart, one of the fastest growing providers of financial markets data and technology provider, has announced its latest senior hire. Bryant Sheehy joins the group as its newest Head of Institutional Sales, helping strengthen the group’s institutional scope into multiple segments.
More specifically, Mr. Sheehy will be tasked with focusing on three core product lines – data feeds, managed web solutions, and software. Additionally, as its Head of Institutional Sales, he will serve as an important figure for Barchart, ultimately expanding the group’s focus into commodities, media and technology.
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The move is part of Barchart’s planned expansion of its ecosystem, which covers a wealth of market data and information. By expanding into these new product lines, the group can better cater to other venues’ needs, including startups and other fintech firms. Mr. Sheehy will be based out of Chicago and enters the new role with immediate effect.
Mr. Sheehy joins Barchart from TipRanks, having worked as its North American General Manager. Additional stops also include RobinSport Marketing and Zacks Investment Research, where he spent the majority of his career. In a stint lasting nearly eleven years at Zacks, he worked as Business Development Director.
Mr. Sheehy commented on the move: “I’m joining Barchart at an exciting time as they are focusing even more on furthering their institutional reach. With the amount of data we maintain and our leading technology, we will continue to grow as a competitive force in the marketplace. Seeing that Barchart can power an entire enterprise solution to the needs of a start-up makes this an exciting place to work and further my career.”
“Bryant brings a very strong background in financial data, sales and business development. Bryant also brings a mixture of diverse industry knowledge from fintech to media, and product knowledge, from the types of APIs used by an individual quant to the data needs of a global financial services business. His experience will complement our team very well,” added Mark Haraburda, CEO of Barchart.