OptionMetrics, a top provider of historical options and implied volatility data, has appointed Diarmuid Kelleher as its new Chief Financial Officer, and Moti Mizrahi as the new Vice President of Product and Technology.The firm provides options database and analytics to institutional investors and academic research across the world.OptionMetrics announced the appointment of Kelleher and Mizrahi on Wednesday in a press statement.Before the appointment, Kelleher was the Vice President, Head of Financial Planning and Analysis at American Stock Transfer & Trust (AST), a professional services firm, and Mizrahi was the Chief Technology Officer of fundraising platform Charidy.com.According to OptionMetrics, Kelleher will work hand-in-hand with CEO David Hait on the firm’s short and long-term financial planning. They will also be working closely to maximize OptionMetrics’ revenues, measure its productivity, examine its market expansion strategies, and evaluate its partnerships.On the other hand, OptionMetrics explained, Mizrahi will focus on driving growth in technology, innovation and user experience for the firm. “From starting out as an idea a couple of decades ago, to becoming the leading provider of options analytical information and tools for investment banks, hedge funds, and academic institutions worldwide, we see tremendous opportunities to expand our technology and product offerings globally,” Hait explained.“We welcome Diarmuid and Moti and their vast experience and knowledge, as OptionMetrics continues its growth trajectory,” he added.Business LeadersKelleher, who holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Fordham University, is a certified public accountant.He has over two decades of experience in financial planning and analysis (FP&A) and has “a unique background as the Head of FP&A at three companies.”Before AST, Kelleher served as the Senior Director of Finance at John Wiley and Sons for less than a year. Before that, he was the Head of FP&A at Springleaf Financial Services.Between 2008 and 2002, Kelleher also worked with Gleacher & Company, Jefferies, and Bear Stearns as Head of FP&A and Controller Investment Banking Division, Leverage Finance Associate, and NASDAQ Trader, respectively.He kicked off his career in 1997 as a Senior Auditor at audit, tax and advisory services firm, KPMG.On his part, Mizrahi is bringing over two decades of experience to his new role at OptionMetrics. According to the firm, the executive’s experience includes spearheading transformation technology projects and leading teams to achieve desired business goals.Before Charidy.com, Mizrahi worked as a CTO at NEGBA Group, a vertically-integrated real estate and development firm, for one year and two months. However, Mizrahi had his longest career stint at information technology and networking firm Cisco where he spent 13 years and three months.He joined Cisco in September 2005 as a Network Consulting Engineer and rose to become the Director of Customer Experience, Security Advisory and Architecture in June 2017.As far back as January 1999, the executive was an IT Manager and Network Tech Lead at American computer and software maker, Hewlett-Packard.OptionMetrics, a top provider of historical options and implied volatility data, has appointed Diarmuid Kelleher as its new Chief Financial Officer, and Moti Mizrahi as the new Vice President of Product and Technology.The firm provides options database and analytics to institutional investors and academic research across the world.OptionMetrics announced the appointment of Kelleher and Mizrahi on Wednesday in a press statement.Before the appointment, Kelleher was the Vice President, Head of Financial Planning and Analysis at American Stock Transfer & Trust (AST), a professional services firm, and Mizrahi was the Chief Technology Officer of fundraising platform Charidy.com.According to OptionMetrics, Kelleher will work hand-in-hand with CEO David Hait on the firm’s short and long-term financial planning. They will also be working closely to maximize OptionMetrics’ revenues, measure its productivity, examine its market expansion strategies, and evaluate its partnerships.On the other hand, OptionMetrics explained, Mizrahi will focus on driving growth in technology, innovation and user experience for the firm. “From starting out as an idea a couple of decades ago, to becoming the leading provider of options analytical information and tools for investment banks, hedge funds, and academic institutions worldwide, we see tremendous opportunities to expand our technology and product offerings globally,” Hait explained.“We welcome Diarmuid and Moti and their vast experience and knowledge, as OptionMetrics continues its growth trajectory,” he added.Business LeadersKelleher, who holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Fordham University, is a certified public accountant.He has over two decades of experience in financial planning and analysis (FP&A) and has “a unique background as the Head of FP&A at three companies.”Before AST, Kelleher served as the Senior Director of Finance at John Wiley and Sons for less than a year. Before that, he was the Head of FP&A at Springleaf Financial Services.Between 2008 and 2002, Kelleher also worked with Gleacher & Company, Jefferies, and Bear Stearns as Head of FP&A and Controller Investment Banking Division, Leverage Finance Associate, and NASDAQ Trader, respectively.He kicked off his career in 1997 as a Senior Auditor at audit, tax and advisory services firm, KPMG.On his part, Mizrahi is bringing over two decades of experience to his new role at OptionMetrics. According to the firm, the executive’s experience includes spearheading transformation technology projects and leading teams to achieve desired business goals.Before Charidy.com, Mizrahi worked as a CTO at NEGBA Group, a vertically-integrated real estate and development firm, for one year and two months. However, Mizrahi had his longest career stint at information technology and networking firm Cisco where he spent 13 years and three months.He joined Cisco in September 2005 as a Network Consulting Engineer and rose to become the Director of Customer Experience, Security Advisory and Architecture in June 2017.As far back as January 1999, the executive was an IT Manager and Network Tech Lead at American computer and software maker, Hewlett-Packard.
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