NEW YORK, Oct. 14 /CNW/ - RavenPack International, a leading global
provider of news analytics technology and content, today announced the
appointment of Don Williams as Managing Director, Senior Vice President of
Sales and Marketing.
Welcoming Mr. Williams to RavenPack, Armando Gonzalez CEO and President
of RavenPack said, "We are pleased to have Don on board with us to drive our
sales and marketing initiatives forward. The addition of Don strengthens the
leadership team at RavenPack and we are looking forward to tapping his broad
experience in providing technology and content solutions to financial
Mr. Williams has held senior executive positions with Reuters and
McGraw-Hill/ Standard and Poor's, two of the world's largest electronic
publishers. In addition to his publishing experience, Don has also held key
executive management positions with several venture backed technology and
content companies and helped raise over US$50 million in venture capital.
"Don is an agile manager whose direct experience with our partners and
target markets will really help take RavenPack to its next level of growth.
With a strong core of experienced executives, I am really looking forward to
executing on our plans over the coming months," said Mr. Gonzalez.
RavenPack's target markets include quantitative portfolio managers
executing on algorithmic trading programs and risk managers. RavenPack's
business partners include the world's largest electronic publishers, and a
number of select technology providers delivering modeling solutions, trading
visualizations and low latency trading workflow applications.
"RavenPack is uniquely positioned to provide greater clarity in extremely
volatile markets. Current market performance is clearly dislocated from
underlying fundamentals. News analytics provide valuable signals that bridge
that gap," said Mr. Williams.
Mr. Williams has been working in US financial markets for over a decade
and holds a degree in Mathematics and Computing Science from Simon Fraser
University in Canada. He will be based out of New York.
RavenPack is a leading provider of news analytics and machine-readable
content. The company specializes in linguistic analysis of high volume,
real-time news from high-end newswire services. In finance, RavenPack provides
dynamically tagged news feeds and analytics that meet the accuracy and low
latency requirements of today's markets. For more information about RavenPack
Source: RavenPack International
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