Brian Cassin is Vela’s Head of Product and Strategy for North America. In this role, Brian is responsible for driving product development, strategy, and roadmap priorities across the firm. He is also responsible for identifying new market, partnership, and product opportunities through ongoing engagements with the firm’s global client base.
Based in New York, Brian has over 20 years’ experience in the industry as well as a solid knowledge of real-time market data, news, and financial content distribution via desktops, mobile devices, APIs, feeds, and more. He brings with him extensive experience in market data distribution and connectivity solutions having worked for S&P Global and Thomson Financial. In his most recent role, he served as Managing Director, Product and Content for S&P Global’s Real-Time Solutions business, where he led a global cross-functional team of product, operations, business development, and support personnel, responsible for expanding and retaining the client base as well as delivering new market solutions.
Brian holds a Masters of Business Administration in Finance and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Fordham University.