The Tech 50

Institutional Investor’s Tech 50 honors the visionaries, innovators and leaders in financial technology. These leaders think big about the global or macro implications of technology-driven change and relate such developments to their organizations’ and customers’ on-the-ground challenges and opportunities; set budget, investment and R&D priorities; and devise solutions. Click here to view the methodology and selection process.

2016 Tech 50 Winners

1 Catherine Bessant, Bank of America

2 Jeffrey Sprecher, Intercontinental Exchange

3 Lance Uggla, IHS Markit (UK)

4 Phupinder Gill, CME Group

5 Shawn Edwards & Vlad Kliatchko, Bloomberg

6 Martin Chavez, Goldman Sachs Group

7 Rob Goldstein, BlackRock

8 Adena Friedman, Nasdaq

9 Deborah Hopkins, Citi Ventures

10 Daniel Coleman, KCG Holdings

11 Stephen Neff, Fidelity Investments

12 David Craig, Thomson Reuters (U.K.)

13 Michael Spencer, ICAP (U.K.)

14 Michael Bodson, Depository Trust & Clearing Corp.

15 Charles Li, Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing

16 Chris Concannon, BATS Global Markets

17 Blythe Masters, Digital Asset Holdings

18 David Rutter, R3CEV

19 Neil Katz, The D.E. Shaw Group

20 Lee Olesky, Tradeweb

21 Richard McVey, MarketAxess Holdings

22 Seth Merrin, Liquidnet Holdings

23 Robert Alexander, Capital One Financial Corp.

24 Brad Katsuyama, IEX Group

25 Antoine Shagoury, State Street Corp. 

26 David Gledhill, DBS Bank (Singapore)

27 Lou Eccleston, TMX Group (Canada)

28 Andreas Preuss, Deutsche Börse (Germany)

29 Dan Schulman, PayPal

30 Scott Dillon, Wells Fargo & Co.

31 Mike Chinn, S&P Global Market Intelligence

32 Craig Donohue, Options Clearing Corp.

33 Gary Norcross, Fidelity National Information Services

34 Steven O’Hanlon, Numerix

35 Sebastián Ceria, Axioma

36 Michael Cooper, BT Radianz services (U.K.)

37 Tyler Kim, MaplesFS

38 Neal Pawar, AQR Capital Management

39 David Harding, Winton Capital Management

40 Chris Corrado, London Stock Exchange Group

41 Brian Conlon, First Derivatives (U.K.)

42 Jim Minnick, eVestment

43 Stephane Dubois, Xignite

44 Mazy Dar, OpenFin

45 Yasuki Okai, NRI Holdings America

46 Kim Fournais, Saxo Bank (Denmark)

47 Jock Percy, Perseus

48 Robert Schifellite, Broadridge Financial Solutions

49 Brian Sentance, Xenomorph Software

50 Pieter van der Does, Adyen


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