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USAM’s Chief Executive Officer, Feargal, is a proven business leader with the rare ability to blend business acumen and deep technical knowledge. With over 20 years of experience at BlackRock, Reuters, and NYSE, Feargal understands the needs of clients and vendors in equal measure.
Deirdre is a marcomms professional with over 20 years of experience in strategic and operational fintech sector marketing. As the former regional VP of Marketing at SIX Financial, she developed and implemented multi-faceted initiatives to support regional and international growth. Deirdre is a skilled wordsmith specializing in distilling key service benefits and communicating value through an optimal mix of activities to drive awareness and generate leads.
Scott Gallagher is a seasoned entrepreneur and executive who has worked at various firms, including small start-ups and large publicly traded enterprises. Individual producer, sales manager, product manager, and P&L owner are just a few of his former roles.
Charmaine is a trusted advisor to her clients, with nearly 15 years of experience connecting financial institutions with technology solutions and services that drive business results. Her previous positions with authoritative regulatory and banking intelligence providers have added to her deep understanding of the Asian fintech ecosystem, which informs the successful go-to-market approaches she develops and executes for innovative firms in the sector.
Clive is a veteran of commodities, derivatives, and larger capital markets. He has traded cash and derivatives (Goldman Sachs), run exchanges (LIFFE), and founded a market infrastructure consulting firm (Contango). His broad, global experience with all market participants and asset classes has given him a deep understanding of the relationship and necessary balance between products and technology.
Claudio is an IT executive with 25+ years of experience leading enterprise global accounts and engagements. His passion for leveraging technology to enhance the client experience has driven his success in building relationships and facilitating strategy, planning, and executing solutions that solve business issues. Claudio has held senior IT leadership roles at major financial firms such as RBC, CIBC, Citibank, and Merrill Lynch in Toronto, NY, and London.
Jiahui is a data science professional with a successful history of mining structured and text data to predict outcomes across a wide variety of investment and public sentiment scenarios. This combination of skills has proved instrumental for the continuous programmatic improvement of USAM’s Sales Slicer benchmarks for sales success. A talented academic, Jiahui earned her Masters in Engineering with honors from Cornell University and graduated Summa Cum Laude from Wuhan University in China.
Mick Coffey is a seasoned executive with over a decade of experience in the FX and Market Data arenas. Following his role as an SVP in HSBC’s global FX E-Commerce team, Mick worked for three years ITG, where he was part of a small team that created their Agency FX Desk. Mick is also a former employee of TIBCO, Thomson ILX, and Merrill Lynch.
Kayla is a digital marketing professional with a keen eye for clean, elegant design and a well-honed ability to build brand awareness and attract new business. Operating across a wide variety of channels, she is skilled in the technical as well as the creative aspects of her craft. Kayla achieved the highest honors at Florida State University, where she earned her degree in Information, Communication, and Technology.
Based in New York, Robert Poppema is a highly skilled licensing compliance executive with 25 years of software and data sales experience. Throughout his career with industry-leading firms such as S&P and Bloomberg, Robert has consistently demonstrated an ability to cultivate mutually rewarding, long-term business relationships.
Our COO and Strategic Advisor Adam Bryan is an accomplished C-level executive with extensive hands-on experience successfully nurturing companies through periods of growth or turbulence. His financial acumen, strong management skills, and capable mentoring have helped build effective teams and sustainable development for companies in fintech, data, software, and more.