FinTech Industry Veteran Joins Leading Alternative Data Firm CloudQuant

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CloudQuant, the leading provider of Alternative Data, Research, and Technology is proud to announce that Paul Bolton will be joining the Chicago Team as Director of Sales. Bolton began his career in proprietary trading nearly two decades ago, with his passion for derivatives bringing him to the windy city upon graduating from Cornell University.

After working several years as a trader, Paul’s passion for data led him to financial technology sales, where he’s been selling trading tools, data, and quantitative models for over a decade, at big data vendors, as well as fintech firms spun out of prop trading shops and hedge funds.

Paul said, “my sales specialty has always been connecting market participants with sources of orthogonal alpha, with testable alternative datasets and tools that accelerate the research process. I’m thrilled to build on CloudQuant’s recent success, with an initiative serving the quant community with our in-house backtest results, sourced from over 15k content sets, in a format that allows researchers to verify our claims themselves, and do so quickly. As the world shifts, we’re ready to help the brightest minds in the quant space capitalize on our abundance of alternative data by removing signals from noise. Those backtesting our content will perform research quickly enough to act meaningfully.”

CloudQuant CEO and Founder Morgan Slade said, “we are pleased to add industry veteran Paul Bolton to our Data Sales team to expand our Data Scouting and Advisory business. Paul has over a decade of experience working with clients to source institutional investment signals and data for some of the largest investment firms in the world. His expertise as a former floor trader enables his deep understanding of client needs, which is a core tenet of CloudQuant’s research-driven data scouting service for its clients.”

Paul has started meeting with clients and leveraging his network to spread the value of CloudQuant to the world of data consumers.

About CloudQuant

CloudQuant is an Alternative Data, Research, and Technology provider on a mission to deliver data solutions to global financial services and B2B clients. Our Liberator Enterprise Data Warehouse and Data Fabric empower organizations to realize the power of historical and streaming data. Thousands of high-value datasets are accessible directly to researchers through a single integration. CloudQuant’s data advisors and research team utilize artificial intelligence to sift through massive quantities of alternative data to locate valuable sources and provide clients with data intelligence, scouting, and analytics services. CloudQuant simplifies data engineering and delivers data in a production-ready format.

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