Databento Welcomes Bloomberg Veteran Keith Fox as First Sales Leader
SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 19, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Databento, the leading data-as-a-service (DaaS) platform for financial market data, is excited to announce the appointment of Keith Fox as its first sales leader. With a proven track record of driving sales growth and cultivating strong customer relationships, Keith brings a wealth of experience and expertise to Databento's world-class team.
In his new role as Director of Sales, Keith is responsible for leading Databento's enterprise sales efforts, executing sales strategies, and driving revenue growth. He will play a critical role in further establishing Databento as a trusted partner for businesses seeking modern market data solutions.
Keith joins Databento after 26 years with Bloomberg, which included leadership roles in real-time market data solutions and fixed income order management. His career is marked by a consistent ability to build high-performing sales teams and drive exceptional results. Keith's deep understanding of market microstructure and the evolving financial data industry will be invaluable as Databento continues to expand its presence.
Keith joins Databento's all-star roster with team members from some of the world's most respected tech and financial organizations, including Two Sigma, Tower Research Capital, Citadel, Virtu Financial, Flow Traders, Corvil, Pico, Amazon Web Services, Google, and Stripe.
Databento CEO Christina Qi shared her excitement abot the new addition to the team, saying, "Keith's extensive experience in sales leadership and his deep knowledge of the market data industry make him uniquely qualified to lead our sales efforts. We believe his leadership will play a pivotal role in our mission to empower industry professionals with the data they need when they need it."
Commenting on his new position, Keith Fox said, "I'm thrilled to join the Databento team and be part of an organization that's at the forefront of modernizing market data access. I've spent years working with institutions as they navigate the unique challenges in this industry, and I'm excited to work toward addressing some of the most common pain points with market data."
Keith's appointment represents a significant milestone in the company's growth journey, following a breakthrough quarter in which the company saw API traffic increase by 19% and expanded coverage to over 20 trading venues. With Fox's leadership, Databento will strengthen its position as a leading provider of market data solutions and expand its customer base globally.
Databento's data-as-a-service (DaaS) platform makes it simpler and faster to access financial market data. Founded by traders and engineers from world-class quantitative hedge funds, Databento's self-service model allows users to instantly pick up live exchange feeds and terabytes of historical data. Users have the flexibility to only pay for what they use, or opt for flat-rate pricing. Databento's servers are hosted in the colocation facilities of various trading venues for low-latency and high-fidelity data capture, directly from the source.
To learn more about Databento, visit www.databento.com.
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