Tom Wadden named Head of Data Science and Analytics
TMX Insights, a division of TMX Market Insights, today announced that it has named Tom Wadden, Head of Data Science and Analytics, effective immediately. Today’s announcement follows closely on the heels of last month’s commercial launch of TMX Analytics, a cloud-based, real-time equity markets trading data and analysis application. In this newly created role reporting to the Director of TMX Insights, Mr. Wadden is responsible for leading a team of experts applying scientific methods to deliver value-added, multi-asset class global data and advanced analytics tools and applications to a wide range of industry clients.
“We are very proud to welcome Tom and his wealth of data science experience and expertise to our TMX Insights team,” said Dominic Dowd, Director of TMX Insights. “We are confident that moving forward under Tom’s strategic leadership TMX can aggressively build an essential suite of offerings and evolve into a preferred provider of on-demand analytics well into the future.”
Mr. Wadden has managed highly skilled technical experts for more than 20 years, specializing in using technology as an enabler to drive sound business decisions, new business development and process efficiencies in financial services. He joins TMX Group after 13 years at TD Bank where held several roles in trading, operations & technology, and served most recently as Head, Centre for Operational Excellence, Corporate Technology.
“I am proud to start my TMX career at such an important juncture in the company’s history as the exciting new TMX Insights initiative takes shape," said Mr. Wadden. “The crucial work now begins as we engage with our clients to identify their needs and build a deep understanding of the evolving industry trends in order to develop and deliver world leading data analytics solutions.”