|By Business Wire||
|May 6, 2014 09:55 AM EDT||
TABB Group has promoted Matt Simon to principal, head of futures research for the capital markets research and consulting firm’s expanding Research Alliance Derivatives practice. The promotion will be formally announced today at the firm’s second annual derivatives conference, Derivatives 2014: A Market in Transition at the W Chicago Center in downtown Chicago, where he will conduct a special “armchair” conversation with Michael Harris, President, Campbell & Company. CFTC Commissioner Scott O’Malia is the event’s keynote speaker.
“Matt consistently has shown that he is one of the most respected analysts in capital markets,” says Bob Iati, a TABB partner, global head of consulting and co-director of research. “Under his direction, our futures research will continue to strive for being the best in the financial industry as Matt assumes an even more substantial role in growing our presence in the exchange-traded derivatives markets.”
Matt Simon has over 13 years of experience in capital markets. He was promoted to senior analyst in 2012, after joining TABB in November, 2005 as a research analyst, following four years with T. Rowe Price Associates at its corporate headquarters in Baltimore, Maryland, where he worked with senior portfolio managers, institutional clients and internal staff in operations, trading and compliance. Developing an expertise in institutional technical environments and business applications, he won several awards at T. Rowe Price for his design and improvements of processes that resulted in firm-wide efficiency gains. He earned an MBA in management from Fordham Graduate School of Business, New York and holds a BS degree in finance from the University of Maryland, College Park.
At TABB, his recent futures market research and commentaries include:
- New Rules in Futures Markets: Industry Perspectives on HFT and Enforcement
- Algos in Futures Markets: Shifting into High Gear
- The Outlook for Derivatives: Futurization, FCMs, and Technology
- US FCM Business 2013: Posting Margin, Posting Profits
- Cross Listing: The Tension of Cooperation
- US Futures Market: State of the Industry 2013
- Futures Options Markets: Ready, Set, Grow
- Futures Algorithms Are the Talk of the Town
- New Tools for Market Surveillance
- Malaysian Derivatives Update 2013
About TABB Group
Based in New York and London, TABB Group is the research and consulting firm focused exclusively on capital markets, based on the interview-based, “first-person knowledge” research methodology developed by Larry Tabb.