David leads Celent's Securities & Investments practice. He directs the overall research agenda across capital markets, wealth and asset management, and risk and compliance.
David's own research focuses on themes of strategic importance in the securities sector, including the digital transformation of capital markets, innovative technology solutions, and the deployment of emerging technology across securities operations. Recent bespoke work involves advising clients on developing new technology strategies, platforms and market infrastructures. He has also advised strategic and private equity investors on technology trends.
David has been widely referenced in the press, including Bloomberg, Financial Times, and CNBC. He is a frequent speaker at industry events (SIBOS, ISITC, and Trade Tech) and Celent client events in San Francisco, Silicon Valley, London, New York, and Tokyo.
Before Celent, David was a director of strategy at Charles Schwab. Prior to this role, he has held positions at Celent as an analyst focusing on technology in capital markets. He has also held analyst and research roles at Raymond James & Associates and Friedman, Billings, Ramsey.
David received his BA and MBA from Vanderbilt University. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst and a member of the CFA Society of San Francisco.
May 19 2015
In this presentation, originally a webinar, senior analyst John Dwyer and David Easthope, senior vice president of the Securities & Investments p…
October 06 2014
The market for FX trading platforms is likely to become even more competitive as market segments blur. Improvements in technology and regulatory…
April 09 2014
The financial markets continue to face challenges that drive reconsideration of corporate actions technology. Declining margins, regulatory press…
November 19 2013
Growing trading volumes on dark pools in the US and Europe during the last couple of years have raised a debate on their implications on market s…
8 May 2018
Arizona, United StatesDavid Easthope will be a Panelist on From Bots to Products: Transforming Capital Markets with Artificial Intelligence at this year’s SIFMA Operat…
23 May 2018 09:00 - 12:45 BST (04:00 EDT, 10:00 CEST)
55 Baker Street, London, United KingdomOverviewAnnouncing the launch ofCelent's Risk Management and Compliance Roundtable SeriesThe inaugural Risk Roundtable will take place in London…
Celent Roundtable | Capital Markets Infrastructure: Technology Innovations across the Trading Value Chain (Invitation only)23 May 2018 14:00 - 18:00 BST (09:00 EDT, 15:00 CEST)
55 Baker Street, London, United KingdomOverviewCelent is pleased to bring our next installment of Celent’s Roundtable Series to London May 23, 2018. This exclusive, invitation-only eve…