The SmartStream Reference Data Utility (RDU)
, today announced the joining of Eric Bigelsen as Senior Vice President, Sales for the Americas. In his role, Eric will be leading the sales and business development efforts for The SmartStream Reference Data Utility (RDU) initiative for banks, broker/dealers, asset managers, hedge funds and trading companies.
Eric has over 25 years of experience building successful businesses in the financial services industry. He has worked in leading companies in data, analytics, research, ratings, compliance and technology solutions. During his career, he has served as Senior Vice President at Moody’s Investors Service, Senior Vice President at Moody’s Analytics, Senior Director at Fitch Solutions, Head of Sales at CUBE Content Governance, and Investment Consultant at Dean Witter Reynolds.
Peter Moss, CEO, The SmartStream Reference Data Utility, states: “As the SmartStream RDU expands its capabilities, it is essential for us to have the right calibre of candidates who understand and appreciate the value of the business and our clients. Eric is a great addition to the team and his input will drive the SmartStream RDU to further success and recognition in the industry”.
Eric Bigelsen, Senior Vice President, The SmartStream Reference Data Utility, says: “The SmartStream RDU is becoming the market standard, I see this as a great opportunity to be part of a successful, well recognised business amongst the financial community. With the continuation of more industry participants, I am here to support this growth and future expansion of the business”.
The SmartStream RDU is a cost-effective approach to data management that assures data quality, reliability, and consistency so firms can execute their data governance policies with complete, accurate, and timely information to support their business decision-making and facilitate regulatory compliance.