TMX Market Insights today announced that it has named John Willock as Director, TMX Datalinx, effective September 26 , 2016.
Reporting directly to Eric Sinclair , President, TMX Market Insights and Group Head of Information Services, TMX Group, Mr. Willock will be responsible for managing the suite of TMX Datalinx real-time products and services, including all equities, derivatives and TMX Information Processor feeds.
"John brings vast international experience in market data to the TMX Market Insights team," said Mr. Sinclair. "We are extremely excited to have him join TMX and look forward to incorporating his unique perspective into how we approach our business going forward."
Mr. Willock brings over 10 years of market data experience. Most recently, he served as Managing Director, Global Data Sales, Nasdaq, where his role included integration, strategy and sales for the data business of Nasdaq's Chi-X Canada acquisition. Prior to the 2008 acquisition by Nasdaq, John worked in the Helsinki, Finland office of the Nordic OMX Exchange. He is also a blockchain subject matter expert, and is an Advisor to Skry Inc., the leading blockchain analytics and intelligence firm. Mr. Willock holds a M.Sc. in Economics from the Helsinki School of Economics .