Brad J. Bailey is a Research Director with Celent's Capital Markets division, based in the firm’s New York office. He is an expert in electronic trading and market structure across asset classes and is a recognized thought leader in emerging front office technology, data analytics and capital markets fintech.
Brad’s research focuses on the evolution of market structure, trading, data analytics, and innovations in trading technology architecture and deployment. He has published research on FX, fixed income, cross-asset trading, DLT in the capital markets, exchange technology, market data, and cloud models for deploying trading and data infrastructure. His recent consulting work involves advising clients on key capital market trends, trading platforms in listed and OTC markets, and alternative models for interacting with fragmenting liquidity. He has also advised and performed due diligence for venture, strategic, and private equity investors.
An authority on capital market fintech, Brad has been widely quoted in the press, including the Wall Street Journal, American Banker, Financial Times, Institutional Investor, Forbes, USA Today, and the New York Post as well as appearing on Bloomberg TV, BBC News, Sirius Radio, NPR and a variety of podcasts. He is also a frequent speaker at industry conferences and client gatherings globally.
Prior to joining Celent, Brad spent over 20 years in the capital markets in trading, technology systems, product, market structure, institutional sales, analysis, and consulting at investment banks and broker dealers including RBC Carlin, ICAP and Citigroup. Most recently he spent seven years in strategy and market structure roles at the predecessor of Virtu Financial. He also served on the boards of markets technology start-ups and the Equiduct exchange based in Brussels. He began his career as a software engineer.
Brad holds an MSc from University of Colorado in Boulder, and a BS in mechanical & aerospace engineering from Rutgers University. Outside of work, he has taught skiing to Special Olympic Athletes and sailed across the Atlantic Ocean on a 13 meter ketch.
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27 September 2018 14:00 - 18:00 BST (09:00 EDT, 15:00 CEST)
55 Baker Street, United KingdomOVERVIEW: Celent is pleased to bring our next installment of Celent's Roundtable Series to London on 27 September, 2018. This exclusive, invitati…
4 December 2018
New York, United StatesBrad Bailey will be a session speaker titled The State of the Blockchain in Financial Services at this year's 3rd Annual Blockchain Opportunity S…