Keith Ackerman

Keith Ackerman
Vice President, Thomson Financial

Keith Ackerman is Global Head of Next Generation Research for Thomson Financial and a recognized expert in global information services content, data and electronic transactions. At Thomson Financial, Mr. Ackerman has a variety of leadership roles and responsibilities including the Thomson Financial Primary Research business, managing the Global Contributor Team, and he is a member of the management team for Thomson Financial’s Investment Management business.

Prior to joining to Thomson Financial, Mr. Ackerman was the Chief Executive Officer of BNY Jaywalk LLC and President and COO of BNY Commission Management Solutions LLC – both former subsidiaries of The Bank of New York. These sister companies provide outsourced technology, content networks, performance measurement, and payment agent services to different customer bases within the financial services community.

Before the Bank of New York, Mr. Ackerman
was Senior Vice President of Instinet Corporation (a former subsidiary of Reuters Plc.) At Instinet, Mr. Ackerman transformed its global research business into a provider of content, data, and industry expert networks via commercial partnerships with speciality firms located around the globe.

In the years before Instinet, Mr. Ackerman served on the management team of PricewaterhouseCoopers’ global strategy/business development unit and was President of a wholly owned Price Waterhouse subsidiary that created and sold risk management products to the Fortune 500. Previously, Mr. Ackerman was Managing Director of a specialized, privately held information services company and worked for two New York Stock Exchange member firms engaged in, among other things, initial public offerings and bridge financings for medium capitalization technology based companies.

Mr. Ackerman holds an MBA from the Fordham University Graduate School of Business and a BA from Tufts University.


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