VoxSmart forms new ‘Markets’ division to strengthen product development during period of rapid growth
VoxSmart, the global leader in Communications Surveillance has selected two markets experts to create a new Markets division. Andrew Stone and Lloyd Jensen will help VoxSmart further strengthen their products and services for Financial Markets participants.
The decision will enhance VoxSmart’s research and development capability as well as improve product development and customer success during an aggressive period of growth for the company and follows a strategic partnership announcement with US-based global trade surveillance and risk management firm Eventus Systems as well as a $7M funding injection from NatWest.
As the financial sector adjusts to new working practices, the purpose of the new Markets division will be to better understand the evolving market requirements and what customers’ will need from modern surveillance tools and technology in tomorrow’s surveillance landscape.
Shaping technology through a Markets’ lens is not an unfamiliar task for Andrew Stone who joins from pricing and analytics start-up NEX Data where he was the Global Business Manager. Prior to NEX, Andrew worked for TPICAP helping the interdealer broker transition broker trading technologies leveraging decades of experience in bond trading. Andrew also held the role of Senior European Government Bond Broker and Head of Fixed Income Products for e-Commerce at BGC Partners, one of the world’s leading Inter-Dealer Brokers.
As a previous end user of VoxSmart products, Lloyd Jensen joins from BGC Partners. Lloyd brings over 25 years of broking and trading experience from HSBC and Société Générale where he covered many of the global exchanges and trading venues across Fixed Income, FX, Equities and Commodities. Most recently, Lloyd transitioned into Compliance to work in Trade Surveillance and Monitoring as a Market Specialist.
Andrew and Lloyd will be tasked to build out the VoxSmart Markets division by leveraging their decades of industry experience. The Markets division will be responsible for influencing and improving the customer experience and market fit for VoxSmart’s product suite, which includes award-winning mobile capture, voice and eCommunications surveillance and Automated Trade Reconstruction software
Oliver Blower, Group CEO at VoxSmart comments: “Forming a Markets division is a reflection of our continued commitment to the financial services community and we are immensely proud to have assembled a team with the breadth of knowledge and expertise required to ensure our products remain relevant and resilient for our customers. I’m delighted to welcome Andrew and Lloyd to VoxSmart to help us continue to understand the marketplace and deliver on our goal to become the global standard for communications surveillance.”