FISD Presents Barry S. Raskin with Market Data Industry Lifetime Achievement Award

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FISD Presents Barry S. Raskin with Market Data Industry Lifetime Achievement Award
Managing Director of Jordan
& Jordan Receives Award at World Financial Information Conference in Barcelona

Washington, D.C. (September 26, 2017) ‐ The Financial Information Services Association (FISD) of SIIA today announced that Barry S. Raskin, Managing Director, Jordan & Jordan, in New York, NY, is the recipient of the seventh Market Data Lifetime Achievement Award. The honor recognizes leaders who have advanced the financial information industry over the past 25 years. Raskin was honored at the Lifetime Achievement Awards Dinner during the biennial World Financial Information Conference (WFIC) in Barcelona on September 25, 2017.

“There are few people in the industry more respected than Barry Raskin.” said FISD Managing Director Tom Davin. “Over the course of his career at Telekurs, SIX Financial, and Jordan & Jordan, he has become known and valued for his insights, accomplishments, and eloquence. He has also provided many contributions as a volunteer within FISD.  On behalf of all FISD members, I am pleased to recognize Barry with this award.”

"I cannot express the deep gratitude I feel to be bestowed with such an award by my colleagues in the industry,” said Raskin. “FISD has continually and consistently been at the forefront of bringing diverse organizations together for the purpose of improving the lives of its members. It is truly a lifetime honor to be recognized by this organization as a contributor. I hope that my involvement in the industry through my current work at Jordan & Jordan helps to continue to promote the goals of the FISD constituency."

Barry Raskin joined Jordan & Jordan (J&J) in January 2016 as Managing Director of Management Consulting.  After a 28-year career as the Managing Director of the Americas for SIX Financial Information and a similar role at GBST, a financial software firm, Barry joined Jordan & Jordan. Barry’s extensive industry experience and network across all disciplines, enables him to provide J&J’s clients with a wide range of consultative services based on clients’ requirements.  Barry is a member of the Inside Market Data Hall of Fame, has been a frequent industry panelist and speaker and holds a Bachelor of Science from Cornell University and an MBA in Finance from the University of Buffalo. Barry is also a recipient of the FIA certification.

In addition to his other industry activities, Barry has served in a number of leadership roles with FISD. He is a current member of both FISD’s Executive Committee and Governance and Operations Advisory Committee.

About FISD: 
The Financial Information Services Association (FISD) of SIIA provides a neutral business forum for exchanges, market data vendors, specialist data providers, brokerage firms, investment managers and banks to address and resolve business and technical issues related to the distribution, management, administration and use of market data. Participants use the forum to exchange ideas, build business relationships and improve the business climate associated with the worldwide flow of financial information. For more information, visit siia.net/fisd.

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