Press Release (ePRNews.com) - TORONTO - May 04, 2016 - Street Contxt (http://www.streetcontxt.com), the global knowledge exchange for institutional finance, today announced the hiring of John Meserve as President.
Based in New York, Meserve reports directly to Street Contxt CEO Blair Livingston, and is responsible for overseeing all day-to-day operations including sales, marketing, strategy, and expansion within the United States and worldwide.
Meserve joins Street Contxt with more than 25 years of experience in the capital markets, most recently in the research and commission management industry as Chief Executive Officer of market leader Westminster Research Associates, an affiliate of BNY Convergex.
Meserve also brings personal relationships with more than 1,000 institutional money managers, 200 broker-dealers, and hundreds of independent/alternative research and market data providers to Street Contxt. Meserve additionally serves an advisor and investor for a number of fintech and financial services companies.
Meserve’s career background includes leadership positions at Citicorp and BNY Mellon, where as Senior Vice President and Head of International Marketing he transformed BNY from the smallest player in the depositary receipt business into an industry leader. Meserve also has an extensive background with regulators, Congress, and the Executive Branch. Meserve has an MBA from George Washington University and a BA from Bowdoin College.
“John brings a wealth of industry experience, relationships, and knowledge to Street Contxt to help our organization reach the next level as we build out a global business,” said Blair Livingston, CEO of Street Contxt. “Over the coming year, we’re focused on sharing Street Contxt’s story with the Street, and I can’t think of anyone better than John to help us with that mission. We’re excited to welcome him to the team, and have already been impressed with the level of sophistication and market awareness he brings forth as we expand across the United States, Europe, and Asia to continue growing into a truly global platform.”
About Street Contxt
Street Contxt is a global subscription-based communication platform built exclusively for the institutional capital markets that facilitates an effective knowledge exchange. By matching sell side research and commentary with the preferences of buy side participants, Street Contxt delivers actionable engagement insight to brokers on a single platform to build smart, scalable businesses. Street Contxt works with brokerages to publish research and commentary to more than 100,000 unique individuals across 16,000+ firms worldwide.
Blair Livingston founded Street Contxt in 2012, after holding several positions across both the Buy and Sell sides at RBC Capital Markets and IEX Group, Inc. Street Contxt investors include current and past industry executives from UBS, Wells Fargo, PIMCO, Allianz, JPM, CIBC, RBC, Barclays, E*Trade, Salomon Brothers, Millennium, and many others. For more information, please visit www.streetcontxt.com.
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