MarketReader exists to help ALL investors understand why the market is moving in real time. We filter out the noise so users can focus on what they need to know to make sound investment and risk management decisions.

To make this ambitious vision a reality, we needed to assemble a team of experts not only in finance and global markets, but in trading technology, data analysis, and high-end product development.

After several years of development and iteration, MarketReader is beginning to onboard early users. (Join the waitlist here)

Read below to meet the people that have brought MarketReader to life:

MarketReader CEO Jens Nordvig

Jens Nordvig, PhD – Co-Founder and CEO

Jens is a widely respected economist and global markets expert who appears regularly on CNBC, Bloomberg, and Yahoo Finance to comment on current conditions. 

Before founding MarketReader, Jens was a Managing Director at Goldman Sachs, a Senior Investment Associate at Bridgewater, and the Head of Fixed Income Research at Nomura Securities. Jens founded his first company, Exante Data, in 2016 and oversaw its growth into a leading supplier of proprietary data and analysis for institutional investors globally. Now as the CEO of MarketReader, Jens leads the team in developing our next-generation investment product. Jens holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Southern Denmark. He is also the author of The Fall of the Euro (2013).

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MarketReader CTO Web Begole

Web Begole – Co-Founder and CTO

Web oversees everything technical at MarketReader including data procurement, programmatic analytics, and infrastructure management. On the day to day, Web creates innovative solutions and strategies to grow MarketReader. Previously, Web was the CTO of Exante Data and holds a B.S. in Computer Science from the Rochester Institute of Technology and an M.F.A. in Directing from The New School. 

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MarketReader Co-founder Evan Schnidman

Evan Schnidman, PhD – Co-Founder and Advisor

Evan was the founder and CEO of Prattle where he built research automation technology for portfolio managers and analysts. Since Prattle was acquired by Liquidnet in 2019, Evan has advised and consulted for a breadth of FinTech companies. Evan uses his business expertise and in-depth knowledge of financial data to help develop MarketReader. Evan holds a PhD in Political Economy from Harvard and co-hosts a data podcast called “I See Data People.”

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Irina Novoselsky – Advisor
Irina is the CEO of social media management platform Hootsuite and formerly the CEO of talent acquisition and SaaS company CareerBuilder. While at CareerBuilder, Irina led the company by growing the platform’s audience by three times and improving operational efficiency to meet customer’s needs. Irina brings extensive experience with strategic transformation and rapid growth to the MarketReader team.

Pascal Schaary – Advisor
Pascal is the Senior Vice President of Business Operations at Datadog. Pascal joined the data analytics company in 2014 as employee #27. Over the past nine years, Pascal has scaled DataDog to 5,000 employees across 5 continents. Before Datadog, Pascal worked in finance at Goldman Sachs for 10 years. Pascal’s passion for technology, combined with his business acumen, will play a vital role in accelerating MarketReader’s success in the FinTech world.

Morten Primdahl – Advisor
Morten is a highly accomplished entrepreneur and tech leader. He founded Zendesk in 2006. Since launching, he has scaled the company to 6,000 employees and 160,000 paying customers, making Zendesk one of the most successful customer service platforms in the world. Morten’s ability to identify market opportunities and adapt to changing customer needs will drive the MarketReader team towards even more strategic innovation.

Natasha Shamis – Advisor
Natasha is the founder and CEO of Strategic Innovation Advisors, a firm focused on advising companies on product strategy and execution. Previously, Natasha was the Chief Product and Strategy Officer at Liquidnet where she drove revenue growth and partnered with the CEO to achieve a successful acquisition of the firm. Natasha’s expertise lies in identifying and capitalizing on emerging opportunities, leveraging cutting-edge technologies, and developing strategic initiatives that will deliver tangible results for MarketReader.

Art Steinmetz – Advisor
Art is a former CEO and CIO of OppenheimerFunds where he worked for 33 years until its acquisition by Invesco in 2019. Art holds a Masters of Business Administration in Finance from Columbia University. Art’s deep knowledge of the investment landscape, combined with his analytical abilities, will bring great value to the MarketReader team and product.

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