TORONTO & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nasdaq’s Quandl, a leading provider of alternative and core financial data, today announced that Hamza Khan has been appointed as Head of European Data. Khan was formerly the CEO and founder of Suburbia, a technology company that specialized in alternative data solutions.
Based in Amsterdam with connections across the continent on the buy and sell side, Khan will lead the organization’s data strategy in Europe and help expand its presence in the European market.
Khan began his career as a quantitative analyst and was the head of commodities strategy at ING prior to founding Suburbia. Khan brings to Nasdaq a deep understanding of both the buy and sell side in Europe along with a history of finding difficult-to-access data.
“Investor demand for European alternative data has been rising, but supply has not kept pace,” said Tammer Kamel, Head of Nasdaq’s Quandl. “Hamza understands what our customers need and can marry that with his expert knowledge of the European domain.”
“After spending years developing close relationships with data providers across Europe, I look forward to providing our customers with information advantages in European markets,” said Khan. “Nasdaq is synonymous with high-quality data and insights, and I’m thrilled to be part of their team.”
Quandl, a Nasdaq company, is the largest provider and pioneer of alternative data for financial professionals. The company sources, evaluates and productizes undiscovered data assets, transforming them into quantified, actionable intelligence for select institutional clients. With a customer base that includes the world’s top hedge funds, asset managers and investment banks, Quandl delivers financial, economic and alternative data to over 400,000 analysts worldwide. Founded in 2012 by Tammer Kamel and Abraham Thomas, Quandl became part of Nasdaq in 2018. Learn more at www.quandl.com, visit us at the Quandl blog and follow us on Twitter @quandl.
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