NEW YORK, May 30, 2012 – Activ Financial, a global provider of fully managed low-latency and enterprise market data solutions, has appointed Todd Albright to the position of Senior Vice President and Head of Sales & Marketing for the Americas. Albright, who is focused on scaling ACTIV’s sales organization and further expanding its leading global reputation, brings two decades of business strategy and operational experience working with high-growth firms within the financial services technology industry.
Albright’s addition to ACTIV’s senior management team is part of a broader expansion of ACTIV’s sales, client operations and product development organizations. The investment across each of ACTIV’s business units reflects the company’s momentum and intent to leverage its substantial enterprise content set, proven technology platform, and global distribution network to capture an increasing percentage of the $25B in annual global financial market data spend.
“We continue to expand our leadership and resources in line the company’s growth opportunity,” said Frank Piasecki, President of ACTIV. “Todd’s expertise scaling enterprise sales and marketing organizations at fast growing companies will be a critical element to our immediate and long-term success serving global institutions with mission critical services.”
Throughout his career, Albright has focused on enterprise sales, business development and operations, specializing in building and growing successful high-performance, consultative sales organizations in cloud computing, high-tech and financial services. Most recently, he served as Vice President & Head of Global Financial Services Accounts for IntraLinks (NYSE: IL), where he was responsible for key contributions leading up to the company’s IPO in 2010.
Prior to IntraLinks, Albright was Senior Vice President of Sales & Major Accounts at Yext, which he joined following his tenure as Vice President of Sales at S1 Inc. (now ACI Worldwide). He started his career as a performance improvement consultant with CAP Gemini.
“I am excited to be joining ACTIV at a time of such great momentum and industry transition,” said Albright. “The company’s proven enterprise market data solutions and strong customer base will serve as the platform for rapidly growing our sales and marketing efforts, as we look to capitalize on the shifting market data landscape, and capture a larger share of the industry.”
Albright holds a Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy and German from Duke University.