Brad is an expert in electronic trading of equities, foreign exchange derivatives, credit, rates, and futures. His research focus is on emerging technology and trading technology across asset classes.
Brad has more than 20 years of Wall Street industry experience in trading, technology, sales, strategy, analysis, and consulting. A noted thought leader, he is quoted in the industry and general press, including: WSJ, Financial Times, Bloomberg Business Week, & Forbes, as well as radio and TV.
Prior to Celent, he spent nearly seven years at KCG Holdings (formerly Knight Capital) as the Director of Business Development and Corporate Strategy. There he identified opportunities to expand across asset classes, to grow business lines via tactical acquisition, strategic investment, and organic business development. He also served on the boards of several of the firm’s affiliate companies.
Prior to Knight, Brad was the senior analyst for Aite Group, LLC, a financial technology research and analysis firm, where he produced research and consulted on electronic trading. Previously, he was a quantitative equity trader at several firms, including RBC Carlin, where he developed high- and mid- frequency equity strategies that leveraged the regulatory and micro-market structure changes occurring in equity trading, as well as the interaction between equity and credit markets. Before that, he was an institutional credit and rate derivative sales trader with the predecessors of ICAP and Citigroup.
Brad has an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from Rutgers University and a MS from University of Colorado, Boulder.
Emerging Trends in Emerging Data: Alternative Data or Market Data 2.0: Trends, Players, and TechnologySeptember 19 2017This report looks at the profound changes taking place in the creation and usage of data by investors and traders. It focuses on emerging dataset…
May 24 2017Celent has released a new report titled Rearchitecting the Capital Markets: The Cloud Cometh. The report was written by Brad Bailey and Arin Ray,…
April 19 2017US treasury trading is at the vanguard of the rapid change sweeping the fixed income market. Celent has released a new report titled Rates Revolu…
January 25 2017
The buy side is remapping their trading desks in order to leverage the growing similarities in market structure across equities, options, derivat…
25 September 2017
New York, United StatesJoin Brad Bailey at Tearsheet's Fintech NYC event with a focus on the future of blockchain. It will dive into how financial institutions and bank…
4 October 2017
2:00 p.m. GMT, United KingdomCelent is pleased to bring our next installment of Celent’s Roundtable Series to London October 4, 2017. This exclusive, invitation-only event wi…
5 December 2017
New YorkBrad Bailey will be speaking at this year's 2nd Annual Blockchain Opportunity Summit, a cross-industry mix of innovative executives will share th…