Join us on Wednesday, April 14th at 11:20AM ET for this panel featuring Sequentum, RIWI, and moderated by BattleFin's Alex Perlin.
Michael is the head of sales and marketing for Sequentum, the leader in web-based alternative data tools and services. He has spent his career transforming business operations based on the use of data analytics and analysis platforms. Prior to joining Sequentum, Michael held leadership roles at Oracle, BuildingLink, Hasselblad camera, and as an operating consultant to the venture capital and private equity firms. As a 20+ year veteran of the software and consumer electronics industries, he is continuously driven to help companies succeed in digital transformation and data-driven decision making. Michael holds a BA from Ohio University and an MBA from Columbia Business School.
Neil Seeman is Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Privacy Officer and Chairman of RIWI Corp. He leads overall Company strategy and leads RIWI work in global security data solutions to assess, predict, prevent and eradicate violent extremism. Neil invented RIWI’s core intellectual property. He is the author or co-author of hundreds of articles in major media around the world, more than 30 peer-reviewed journal papers and several books and monographs. Prior to RIWI, he was Founder and Executive Director of the Innovation Cell. At IBM Canada, Neil specialized in commercial applications of online sentiment data. He has taught on healthcare and informatics issues at Ryerson University and is currently a Massey College Senior Fellow teaching on knowledge transfer and the Web at the University of Toronto. Neil holds a bachelor’s degree from Queen’s University, a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Toronto and a Master of Public Health degree from Harvard.
Alex is Senior Vice President of Sales at BattleFin. She has worked at BattleFin since 2019 managing the Content and One-on-One meetings at the live events and data sourcing. She is also the liaison between Jefferies Equity Sales & Data Strategy group connecting their hedge fund and asset managers with our alternative data providers. Prior to BattleFin, Alex was a Private Wealth manager at Merrill Lynch and Smith Barney and also worked at hedge funds, Kleos Capital Management and Pequot Capital. After graduating from Brown University in 1999, her first job was at Multex, where she was Account Manager, National Institutional Sales, responsible for all key accounts.