Women in Finance Awards 2017

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Markets Media is pleased to present its 3rd Annual Markets Choice Awards: Women in Finance event, which will kick off Markets Media Week on November 7, 2017.
We are proud to recognize the best of the best.
November 7, 2017
12PM – 2PM
Tao Downtown – 92 9th Avenue, NYC












For any questions or to reserve a table at the event, please contact Lisa Kim at lkim@marketsmedia.com
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Silvia Davi
Global Marketing, PR Pro & Strategic Advisor 
Silvia Davi is a seasoned global corporate communications, marketing and business development professional with 20 years of experience. Ms. Davi is a recognized expert in strategic public relations, financial communications, branding, content strategy, broadcast communication, and international affairs across key industry sectors with experience from global communications agencies, in-house corporations, start-ups, and non-profits. She has dedicated her career to developing and managing external and internal communication programs, visibility campaigns, global and regional marketing plans, branding, PR, events, digital media, and working on special situation projects such as M&A deals, crisis management, IPO’s, restructurings, turnarounds, awareness campaigns, and reputation management. Specialty sectors include financial services, fintech, technology, media, entertainment, and food & beverage. She currently serves as Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Communications Officer for fin-tech companies.
Ms. Davi has experience advising, coaching and interviewing c-suite executives, celebrities, government officials and other notables while also serving as an Adjunct Professor and mentor to aspiring professionals. Additionally, she is a creative, multi-lingual marketing professional with an expertise in developing content and integrated corporate marketing programs, global events, and digital strategies.


Susan Estes
Founder & CEO, OpenDoor Trading
Ms. Susan Estes is a chief executive with exceptional depth and understanding of the fixed income markets.  She has over 30 years of experience trading U.S. Treasuries and related fixed-income products; the majority spent on starting, developing and managing domestic and international high-quality rates operations and related businesses for large financial institutions including Morgan Stanley and Deutsche Bank, as well as start-ups.
Susan is a past member of the Treasury Borrowing Advisory Committee (TBAC), a Federal Advisory Committee. The TBAC meets quarterly with Treasury to provide advice on funding requirements and separately with the Federal Reserve Board of Governors to address topical market issues. Previously served as a Member of the Board of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA), a leading financial industry trade group whose mission is to promote effective and efficient regulation, facilitate more open, competitive, and efficient global capital markets. Formerly Chaired the Government and Agency Division of the Bond Market Association, now SIFMA.


Christine Gaelzer Helou, CFA
Managing Partner, V2V Associates and Principal, Global Fund Match
Christine N. Gaelzer Helou, CFA, is a Managing Partner at V2V Associates and the Principal of Global Fund Match, where she assists global institutional clients and family offices in identifying notable non- traditional investment opportunities in Multi Asset, Alternatives, Commodities and Private Equity.
Most recently Mrs. Helou was a Managing Director at CoreCommodity Management, LLC, where she oversaw European and Latin American markets providing professional commodity management services to investors seeking exposure to the asset class.
Previous to joining CoreCommodity, Mrs. Helou oversaw global client portfolio management for Commodities, Quant Equities and Volatility Management at Credit Suisse where she was responsible for product development and expanding Credit Suisse’s global presence in the asset class.
Prior to that role, Mrs. Helou served as the lead portfolio manager for Multi Asset Class Solutions (MACS) portfolios and mutual funds in the U.S. as well as in Switzerland. In that capacity, Mrs. Helou chaired the Asset Allocation Investment Committee in the U.S. (CIO role) and led portfolio management where she was actively involved in allocating assets and trading across various asset classes and instruments.
Mrs. Helou graduated magna cum laude with a Masters in economics and business administration from the University of Zurich, Switzerland. She is business proficient in English, German, Swiss German, French, Portuguese and Spanish. Mrs. Helou holds the Series 7, 63 and 3 licenses, is a CFA charter holder and currently serves as Chair of 100 Women in Hedge Funds’ Connecticut/Westchester Committee. Mrs. Helou is also a frequent speaker at leading industry panels.


Seema Hingorani
Founder & Chief Investment Officer, SevenStep Capital and Founder & Chair, Girls Who Invest
Seema R. Hingorani is the founder and chief investment officer of SevenStep Capital, an opportunistic alternatives seeding platform that has a focus on investing in women and minority portfolio managers. Seema is also a senior advisor at Crestview Partners. Seema served until June 30, 2014, as chief investment officer for the New York City Retirement Systems, which had assets of $160 billion. Previous to this appointment, Seema was interim chief investment officer and before that head of public equities and hedge funds for the pension funds. Under Seema’s leadership, the pension fund was named Hedge Fund Manager of the Year – Large Public Pension Plans by Institutional Investor. Prior to Seema’s four years of public sector experience, she served as global director of Fundamental Research at Pyramis Global Advisors; a general partner, portfolio manager and senior equity analyst with hedge fund Andor Capital Management; a general partner and senior equity analyst at hedge fund Pequot Capital Management; co-founder of hedge fund Mirador Capital Management; and an equity analyst with T. Rowe Price.
Seema is the founder and chair of Girls Who Invest, a nonprofit organization dedicated to transforming the asset management industry by bringing more women into portfolio management and leadership. She was honored as the 2016 Woman with Impact by the Connecticut Women’s Business Development Council, Wall Street Women Entrepreneur of the Year in 2015 by Traders magazine and received the 2015 Women in Finance Achievement award from MarketsMedia for her work with Girls Who Invest. Seema served as a member of the National Finance Committee of Secretary Clinton’s 2016 Presidential Campaign. She is an active member of The Economic Club of New York and 100 Women in Finance and also served for eight years as a member of the Board of Directors of Project Enterprise, a nonprofit microfinance organization dedicated to supporting and developing entrepreneurs and small businesses (most of which were women and women-owned) in under-resourced communities in New York City.
Seema earned a B.A. in psychology/philosophy from Yale College and an M.B.A. in finance from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.


Jen Nayar
CEO, Vela 
Jen Nayar is Vela’s CEO, joining in June 2015. Based in the firm’s New York headquarters, Jen is responsible for all aspects of the Vela’s business globally.
Jen has been successfully leading and driving the growth of market data businesses since 2007, when she served as the Global Head of Market Data Products and Business Operations for the New York Stock Exchange. She’s also held senior management positions at REDI Global Technologies, NYFIX, Omgeo, Mercator Software and the London Stock Exchange.
Jen was voted CEO of the Year by Markets Media in the 2017 Markets Choice Awards. In 2016, Jen was the recipient of Markets Media’s Markets Choice Women in Finance Award for Excellence in Trading Technology. She was also included in Institutional Investor’s 2017 and 2016 Trading Technology 40, a ranking of the 40 most influential individuals in the trading technology space. In 2014, Jen was honored by Traders Magazine with its Women on Wall Street award for her excellence in leadership.
Jen was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Security Traders Association of New York (STANY) in August 2017.


Sapna C. Patel
Executive Director, Head of Americas Market Structure & Liquidity Strategy, Morgan Stanley
Sapna C. Patel is the Head of Market Structure and Liquidity Strategy at Morgan Stanley for the Americas and is an Executive Director on the Morgan Stanley Electronic Trading desk.  In her current role, Ms. Patel focuses on market structure issues, regulatory developments, order routing and liquidity strategies, as well as business development.  Prior to joining the desk in 2008, Ms. Patel spent three years as an institutional equities coverage attorney in the Morgan Stanley Legal and Compliance Division.  Ms. Patel began her career at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in the Division of Trading and Markets (formerly the Division of Market Regulation), and held various positions during her five years at the agency.  Ms. Patel holds a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Maryland School of Law and a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice and Psychology from American University.

Ulku Rowe
Technical Director of Financial Services in the Office of the CTO, Google Cloud

Before joining Google, Ulku was a Managing Director at J.P. Morgan, where she was the Global Head and CTO of Credit Risk Technology. Prior to that, Ulku was a Managing Director at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where she was the Global Head of Market Risk Technology. Earlier in her career, she held a variety of technology leadership positions at UBS building trading and analytics systems.
Throughout her career, she helped drive business transformation through technical innovation and leadership. Her focus has been building highly scalable, enterprise systems leveraging grid computing, quantitative analytics and big data technologies.
Ulku received her BS degree in Computer Engineering from Bosphorus University in Istanbul and her MS degree in Computer Science from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
She serves on the Board of Directors of the Fulbright Association.


Manjusha Tipre
Manjusha is a senior business leader in the financial services industry who has 25 years of experience in global sales, Account and relationship management. She has led numerous projects involving the technical implementation and migration of complex integrated technology platforms. She has built a career on a keen understanding of the intersection of capital markets domain and Technology.
Manjusha has a proven track record of successfully expanding into new geographies. She is known for building long term profitable relationships with clients that consistently result in high levels of satisfaction.
Manjusha is a founder of FinTech firm and is excited to begin her second inning after a successful stint at MillenniumIT- part of London Stock Exchange Group.
Prior to starting her own firm, Manjusha was an integral member of the MillenniumIT promoting team- now a part of London Stock Exchange Group. During her tenure MillenniumIT she held various positions such as Head of Technical Training, Head of Quality Assurance, and Head of Program Management. In her latest role, she was responsible for expanding MillenniumIT’s business into the Americas and India.
Manjusha is a passionate believer in the power of women in the workforce and has strived to promote gender equality throughout her career. She was a member of LSEG’s Women Inspired Network. She was also a member of the advisory board of the Women in Finance Awards by Markets Media for two consecutive years. A busy mother of two boys, when she has free time she can be found tending to her organic garden or biking/jogging around Princeton.


Victoria Vysotina
Founder & CEO, V V Strategic Group
Dr. Vysotina is a Founder and CEO of V V Strategic Group, a boutique Outsourced CIO advisory firm.  She is currently engaged as the CIO for a prominent international family office.  Previously, Dr. Vysotina was with the Rockefeller Foundation as a Managing Director and a Portfolio Manager for the $1bn hedge fund and distressed-for-control portfolio and a co-Manager for the fixed income, portable alpha and long-only equity portfolios.  Dr. Vysotina was also a member of the Investment Committee with HSBC’s Alternative Investment Group, a $40bn+ hedge fund platform, after a decade long career on Wall Street.  During her tenure on Wall Street in the fixed income divisions of Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse and Morgan Stanley, she worked in areas of structured credit, high yield and emerging markets and managed distressed restructuring deals, both sovereign and corporate globally.
Dr. Vysotina received her Ph.D. in Mathematics from Emory University.  She continues to be a passionate supporter of education and is a member of the Advisory Board for the Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) in New York.


Mee Warren
Portfolio Strategist, Two Sigma Investments
Ms. Mee Warren, CFA, CAIA, is a Portfolio Strategist with Two Sigma Investments, LP, an investment manager with over $32 billion in AUM.   Her primary responsibilities include making investment decisions, driving strategic business initiatives, and helping to improve overall performance.  Since joining Two Sigma in 2003, Ms. Warren has held several roles in the firm but in her most recent role she traded equities, futures/commodities, bonds, currencies, and derivatives domestically and globally.  In this role, she leveraged her expertise in markets & microstructure to help improve execution and develop new strategies.
In 2015, Ms. Warren received the “Women in Finance Outstanding Contribution” award from Markets Media and “Women on Wall Street Trailblazer” award from Traders’ Magazine.
Ms. Warren is a trustee on the board of directors for Narcolepsy Network Inc., a national non-profit organization.  She is the Financial Women’s Association International Affairs Committee Co-Chair, an Angel supporter of the 100 Women in Hedge Funds, and Women of ETF’s Event Content Co-Chair.  She is also a member of the Women’s Bond Club, National Organization of Investment Professionals, and NYSSA.  She is also one of the founders of the Women at Two Sigma (W@TS) group and currently sits on the steering committee.
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Congratulations to the 2017 Women in Finance Award nominees! 

Katherine Abrat, Managing Director, Head of Prime Services Consulting, Asia, Goldman Sachs
Laura Ahto, CEO, The Bank of New York Mellon SA/NV
Rama Akkiraju, Distinguished Engineer and Master Inventor, IBM
Ashley Amo, Director in Equity Products, BMO Capital Markets
Jennifer Ancker Whelan, Managing Director, Graham Capital Management
Nicole Arnaboldi, Vice Chairman, Credit Suisse Asset Management
Erica Attonito, Head of Sales, Hudson River Trading
Veronica Augustsson, Chief Executive Officer, Cinnober Financial Technology
Erica Barrett, Managing Director, Tradeweb Markets
Chitra Baskar, Co-Founder & COO, Viteos
Ann Bergin, Managing Director and General Manager, Wealth Management Services, DTCC
Marta Bezoari, Senior Vice President and Account Manager, PIMCO
Diana Biggs, Head of Digital Propositions, HSBC
Lorna Boucher, Managing Director, Chief Marketing Officer, Instinet
Erin Browne, Head of Asset Allocation, UBS Asset Management
Brittany Callaghan, Assistant Vice President, Sales, FXSpotStream
Maria Cantillon, Executive VP and Global Head of Alternative Asset Managers Solutions, State Street
Cary Carbonaro, Managing Director, United Capital of New York & New Jersey
Rachel Carpenter, Co-Founder & CEO, Intrinio
Susan Carter, Independent Director, BlackRock and Former President & CEO, Commonfund Capital
Laura Casey, Investment Analyst & Data Strategist, TickerTags
Natasha-Jade Chandler, Vice President, Communications, Numerai
Olga Chernova, Chief Investment Officer, Sancus Capital Management LP
Marie Chinnici-Everitt, Managing Director and Chief Marketing Officer, DTCC
Lin Chua, Co-Founder, COO & Head of Capital Markets, InterNex Capital
Samara Cohen, Managing Director, Global ETF and Index Investing (EII), BlackRock
Carina Coleman, Director, Pension & Trust Investments, Sempra Energy
Sarah Cone, Founder & Managing Partner, Social Impact Capital
Iseult Conlin, Vice President, BlackRock
Kathleen Cooney, Vice-President Operations, Marret Asset Management
Susan Cosgrove, Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer, The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC)
Helima Croft, Managing Director & Global Head of Commodity Strategy, RBC Capital Markets
Stacey Cunningham, Chief Operating Officer and Head of NYSE Transaction Businesses, NYSE Group
Jessica D’Alton, Director, Americas Market Structure Analyst, UBS
Katrin Dambrot, Principal, Dambrot and Company
Anne Marie Darling, Partner, Goldman Sachs
Joanna Davies, Managing Director, NEX Traiana
Theresa DeLosada, Managing Director, Equity Sales, O’Neil Securities, Inc.
Lucy DeStefano, Head Trader, Aptigon Capital, a Citdel company
Nellie Ding, Director, Fixed Income Product Management, Broadridge Financial Solutions
Michelle Domanico, Senior Credit Analyst, Shenkman Capital Management
Marisa Drew, Managing Director, Co-Head of the EMEA Investment Banking and Capital Markets (IBCM) Division, Credit Suisse
Myra Drucker, Independent Director, Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo & Co and Board Chair, TrustedPeer Inc.
Kathleen Dunlap, CEO, Girls Who Invest
Shelley Eleby, Chief Marketing Officer, Clearpool Group
Susan Estes, Co-Founder, President & CEO, OpenDoor Trading
Kristina Fan, Co-Founder & CEO, 7chord
Brenda Farley, Director, Global Equity Trading, MFS Investment Management
Anna Favour, Vice President, Sr. Compliance Officer, Societe Generale
Joanna Fields, Principal Founder, Aplomb Strategies
Cindy Finkelman, Chief Information Officer, FactSet
Sharon French, Head of Beta Solutions, OppenheimerFunds
Fiona Frick, CEO, Unigestion SA
Adena Friedman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Nasdaq
Deborah Fuhr, Managing Partner & Co-founder, ETFGI
Sara Furber, Head of Listings, IEX
Anna Garcia, General Partner, Runway Venture Partners
Betty Gee, Director & US Head of Strategic Consulting, Barclays
Elly Gibbs, Managing Director, JonesTrading Institutional Services
Geraldine Gibson, Founder and CEO, AQMetrics
Cheryl Gilberg, Managing Director, Chief Communications and Marketing Officer, Mizuho Americas
Maryse Gordon, Senior Pre Sales & Business Development Manager, UnaVista – London Stock Exchange Group
Maria Gotsch, President & Chief Executive Officer, Partnership Fund for New York City
Samantha Greenberg, Founder, Chief Investment Officer & Managing Partner, Margate Capital
Ellen Greene, Managing Director, SIFMA
Robyn Grew, Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel, Man Group
Hannah Grove, Chief Marketing Officer, State Street
Ali Hackett, Chief Revenue Officer, Thesys Technologies
Jill Carey Hall, Vice President & US Equity Strategist, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Anoushka Hampton, Global FX Sales Specialist, NEX Optimisation
Aleksandra Hanegby, Director, Institutional Clients Group (ICG) Markets & Securities, Citi
Carolyn Harbaugh, Vice President, Credit Suisse
Rebecca Healey, Head of Market Structure, Liquidnet
Jennifer Hlad, Head of Account Management, UK & Ireland, SIX Swiss Exchange
Janna Hodge, Senior Director, Sales & Relationship Management, ICE | NYSE
Elinor Hoover, Global Co-Head, Consumer Products Group & Vice Chairman, Capital Markets Organization, Citigroup
Constance Hunter, Chief Economist, KPMG
Shirin Ismail, Senior Vice President, Head of Alternatives, Fullerton Fund Management
Claudia Jackson, Equity Trader, Mckinley Capital Management
Meena Jeenarain, Director of Project Management, Abacus
Kimberly Jensen, Lead Quantitative Researcher, Surveyor Capital
Meredith Jones, Partner & Head of Emerging Manager Research, Aon Hewitt Investment Consulting
Nora Jordan, Partner & Head of Investment Management Group, Davis Polk
Emiko Kamoda, Managing Director & Chief Operations Officer, Global Equities Execution Services, Goldman Sachs
Emily Kasparov, VP, Associate General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Chicago Stock Exchange
Tracey Keenan, Partner & Cash Strategies Portfolio Manager, GMO
Kathleen Kelley, Founder and CEO, Queen Anne’s Gate Capital Management
Olivia Kelly, Vice President, Market Support, OpenDoor Securities LLC
Elisabeth Kirby, Managing Director & Head of Product and Market Strategy, Tradeweb Markets
Beth Knickerbocker, Chief Innovation Officer, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
Lauren Kozora, Director, Pershing, a BNY Mellon Company
Sallie Krawcheck, CEO & Co-Founder, Ellevest
Christina Landry, Head of Product, trueEX
Carolyn Leonard, Founder, DyMynd
Marion Leslie, Managing Director, Enterprise, Thomson Reuters
Andrea Leung, Managing Director, Markets Relationship Management, Corporate and Investment Banking, Deutsche Bank
Anita Liskey, Managing Director, Corporate Marketing and Communications, CME Group
Rachel Lord, Senior Managing Director, BlackRock
Pat Loret de Mola, Founder, CEO & Chairman, Hashlynx and Founder & President, Echo Equity
Sharon Lui, Director and Senior Equity Analyst, Wells Fargo Securities
Kristin Lyons, Director in Electronic Sales and Trading, Cowen and Company
Vivian Maese, Partner, Latham & Watkins
Lynn Martin, President and COO, ICE Data Services
Lucille Mayer, Chief Information Officer, Client Delivery Experience, BNY Mellon
Marie-Hélene McAndrew, Managing Director, Perella Weinberg Partners
Khristina McLaughlin, Managing Director, Head of US Cash Equities Sales, Macquarie Group
Diane McLoughlin, Chief Client Officer, Eagle Investment Systems
Amanda Meatto, Managing Director & Head of Sales and Relationship Management, Tradeweb Direct, Tradeweb Markets
Julie Menacho, Executive Director, Market Technology Services, CME Group
Danielle Mensah, Head of Cash Markets, Deputy Head of Markets and Global Sales, Euronext
Kristi Mitchem, CEO & Head of Wells Fargo Asset Management, Wells Fargo & Co.
Joanne Moffic-Silver, Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, CBOE
Kylen Moran, Financial Advisor, First Vice President – Investment Officer, Moran Edwards Asset Management of Wells Fargo Advisors
Karen Morgan, Chief Marketing Officer, PayCommerce
Laura Morrison, Senior Vice President, Global Head of Exchange-Traded Products, Bats Global Markets
Kristin Mott, Managing Director of Investor Relations and Marketing, Seamax Capital Management
Eileen Murray, co-CEO, Bridgewater Associates, LP
Jen Nayar, CEO, Vela
Michelle Neal, CEO, BNY Mellon Markets
Karen O’Connor, President & Chief Operating Officer, trueEX
Gina O’May, Senior Equity Institutional Securities Trader, USAA Asset Management Company
Jennifer O’Rourke, Illinois Blockchain Business Liaison, State of Illinois
Newsha Parvardin, Managing Principal, CAPCO
Rebecca Patterson, Chief Investment Officer, Bessemer Trust
Emily Perrucci, Global Enterprise Relationship Manager, Bloomberg
Kayleigh Pettit, Assistant General Counsel, Thomson Reuters
Jennifer Peve, Executive Director Business Development and Office of FinTech Strategy, DTCC
Ingrid Pierce, Global Managing Partner, Walkers Global
Sharon Pinter, Director, Deutsche Bank
Christina Qi, Co-Founder & Partner, Domeyard LLC
Eliza Raphael, Managing Diretor, Nasdaq
Lauren Rauch, Partner, Global Head of Risk, Chicago Trading Company (CTC)
Marisa Ricciardi, CEO & Founder, The Ricciardi Group
Joy Rosenstein,Vice President, Senior Product Manager, Fidessa
Elizabeth Rotem, Director, Fixed Income, Guggenheim Securities
Sara Royster, Research Editor–Content Director, William O’Neil + Co
Kimberly Russell, VP & Market Structure Specialist, SPDR ETF Capital Markets Group, State Street Global Advisors
Vicky Sanders, Co-Founder & Co-CEO, RSRCHXchange
Annalisa Sarasini, Global Head of Sales, smartTrade Technologies
Mary Savoie, Executive Director of OIC / First Vice President, Industry Services of OCC, OCC
Diane Schumaker-Krieg, Managing Director, Global Head of Research, Economics & Strategy, Wells Fargo Securities
Natasha Shamis, Global Head of Product, Liquidnet
Lisa Shemie, Associate General Counsel, Bats Global Markets
Heather Shemilt, Partner, Goldman Sachs
Deborah Shire, Head of Structured Finance, AXA Investment Managers
Monica Singer, Former CEO, Strate
Lauren Stollow, Managing Director & Head of Strategy and Business Operations, Tradeweb Direct, Tradeweb Markets
Geraldine Sundstrom, Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, PIMCO
Meghan Suriani, Vice President, INTL FCStone
Kathryn Swintek, Managing Partner, Golden Seeds Fund 2
Valerie Szczepanik, Assistant Regional Director, Division of Enforcement, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
Elona Tepshi, Chief Operating Officer, Global Markets, Bloomberg
Heidi Thompson, CFO & Director of Business Development, DiligenceVault
Andrea Tinianow, Director of Corporate and International Development, State of Delaware
Jennifer Tkachuk-Tremblay, Vice President, TD Securities
Cassandra Tok, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs
Kim Trautmann, Director, DRW Venture Capital
Brenda Tsai, Global Head of Marketing, FactSet
Marika Vilen, Global Head of Partner Marketplace, Thomson Reuters
Debra Walton, Global Managing Director, Customer Proposition, Financial & Risk, Thomson Reuters
Kirsten Wegner, Chief Executive Officer, Modern Marketes Initiative
Melanie Weintraub, Vice President, Institutional Equity Sales, Deutsche Bank
Ellen Wile, Head of Operations, Lime Brockerage LLC
Gabriela Wilewska, FICC Relationship Manager, Citadel Securities
Thea Williams, Global Head of Fixed Income Trading, T. Rowe Price
Daria Woods, Senior Managing Research Associate, TickerTags
Nancy Wu, Marketing Director, Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt
Mandy Xu, Chief Equity Derivatives Strategist & Director, Investment Banking, Credit Suisse
Vivian Yiu, Vice President, Head of Product Strategy and Management, Bats Global Markets
Janet Zagorin, Client Service Officer, Sidley Austin LLP
Miray Zaki, Senior Manager, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority
Ellen Zentner, Managing Director, Chief US Economist, Morgan Stanley
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Kelli Annequin, Convergex

Excellence in Marketing


Erica Barrett, Tradeweb Markets

Excellence in Trading Platforms


Kate Bauernschmidt, INTL FCStone Financial

Rising Star


Tina Byles Williams, FIS Group

Achievement in Diversity


Olga Chernova, Sancus Capital Management

Excellence in Hedge Funds


Marisol Collazo, DTCC

Excellence in Clearing


Iseult Conlin, BlackRock

Rising Star


Samantha Coyne, KCG

Excellence in Fixed Income


Elizabeth Duggan, Intercontinental Exchange | ICE Data Services

Excellence in Data Services


Susan Estes, OpenDoor Trading

Entrepreneur of the Year


Heidi Fischer, Deutsche Bank

Excellence in Equities


Adena Friedman, Nasdaq

Excellence in Exchanges


Sabrina Gagliotta, Bloomberg Tradebook

Rising Star


Ali Hackett, London Stock Exchange Group



Jacqueline Hurley, QS Investors

Excellence in Asset Management


Sheri Kaiserman, Wedbush Securities

Achievement in Innovation


Elisabeth Kirby, Tradeweb Markets

Rising Star


Jenny Knott, ICAP

Excellence in Information Services


Sophia Lee, IEX

Individual Achievement 2016


Caitlin Long, Symbiont

Excellence in Blockchain


Jennifer Nayar, Vela Trading Technologies

Excellence in Trading Technology


 Annette L. Nazareth, Davis Polk & Wardwell

Lifetime Achievement


Erin Preston, Dash Financial

Rising Star


Diane Reyes, HSBC

Excellence in Banks


Tami Schademann, Bats Global Markets

Crystal Ladder


Julia Sears, TIAA

Excellence in Buy Side Technology


Supurna VedBrat, BlackRock

Excellence in Leadership


Julie Waring, KeyBanc Capital Markets

Rising Star


Nicola White, Citadel Securities

Excellence in Rates Trading 





Julie Abbett, Detusche Bank

Excellence in ETFs


Bhavani Balasubramaniam, COSI Consulting

Entrepreneur of the Year


Denise Bandl, Detusche Bank

Excellence in FX


Hermina Batson, MUFG

Excellence in Social Responsibility


Marta Cotton, Matarin Capital Management

Excellence in Client Development 


Stacey Cunningham, NYSE

Excellence in Exchanges  


Nancy Davis, Quadratic Capital Management

Rising Star


Jeanne Gibson Sullivan, Financially in Tune

Excellence in Financial Planning     


Stacey Gilbert, Susquehanna Financial Group

Excellence in Derivatives 


Seema Hingorani, Girls Who Invest

2015 Achievement            


Elizabeth Hunter, Guggenheim

Excellence in Block Trading


Martha Jaramillo

Excellence in Operations 


Blythe Masters, Digital Assets

Excellence in FinTech        


Michelle McCloskey, Man FRM

Excellence in Investment Management


Ann Neidenbach, Convergex

Excellence in Trading Technology 


Betsy O’Farrell, Gemima Capital Partners

Excellence in Hedge Funds              


Sapna Patel, Morgan Stanley

Excellence in Market Structure     


Amanda Pullinger, 100 Women in Hedge Funds

Lifetime Achievement      


Amy Reichard, Bloomberg Tradebook

Excellence in Institutional Sales Trading


Johanna Rossi, Alden Global Capital

Excellence in Trading        


Stephanie Sfakianos, BNP Paribas

Excellence in Sustainable Investing


Rana Yared, Goldman Sachs

Excellence in Strategic Investing   


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