Big data analytics firm, Digital Contact has announced the appointment of Will Hardy as its Head of Sales.
Hardy joins Digital Contact after spending over 15 years in the CFD & Forex industry with both retail and institutional entities. He will look after both B2B and B2C sales, the latter of which will be generated via the Trading.co.uk brand.
Hardy spent 11 years at IG as Head of Retail Sales, followed by stints at LMAX, and then City Credit Capital where he was Head of Sales and Marketing. He has recently consulted for tech outfit, Star Financial Systems, and was involved with the creation of a new FCA regulated MT4 broker in London.
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Commenting on the latest appointment, Digital Contact’s CEO Gareth Mann said, ‘‘With his extensive industry experience and knowledge of both the retail and institutional markets we are delighted to have Will on board”.
Hardy added, “I am thrilled to be joining Digital Contact at this time. The business has invested considerable amounts of capital creating its proprietary algorithms and processing engine, and I firmly believe our innovative solutions will add value to brokers wishing to differentiate themselves and increase client engagement metrics. I’m looking forward to attending the London Summit next week to introduce our product range. We also intend to launch our direct subscription based service Trading.co.uk”.
Digital Contact provides multi-asset real-time analytics and news aggregation solutions for brokers and funds, supplied either via a White Label platform or API, which enable traders and investors to make educated investment decisions faster.
Through the development of algorithms & technology, the company delivers a new type of analytics for the financial markets in real-time, helping users to generate Alpha from both structured and unstructured data.
Digital Contact’s technology monitors for information over 9,000 equities, as well as Multi-Assets, Commodities and Forec markets by taking the raw, unstructured data, curating the related content and using the extracted data to create its platform’s key features, allowing the company to deliver valuable indicators, patterns, trends and predictive metrics, directly to the end-user.