Michael Blasi

Michael Blasi, Global Head of Market Data, Allspring Global Investments

Michael Blasi recently joined Allspring Global Investments as the Global Head of Market Data.  Allspring’s mission is to inspire a new era of investing that pursues both financial returns and positive outcomes.  Michael is responsible for the firm level management of market data expense, inventory, and suppliers.

Prior to joining Allspring, Michael was the Head of Enterprise Market Data & Platform Services at Fidelity Investments where he was responsible for the management and delivery of real time market data, real time news, and history and analytics content, including the underlying technology, to power Fidelity business units leveraging this content for internal consumption and external delivery to Fidelity retail and institutional customers.  In addition, Michael was responsible for both Platform Engineering and Test Engineering in support of Fidelity’s Investment Operations business.

Before Fidelity, Michael was a Vice President at SunGard Data Systems where he was responsible for the suite of market data products under the SunGard FAME / MarketMap brand.  His other positions at SunGard focused on the client services, implementation, and operations areas.

Michael is an active participant of several industry forums, sits on multiple supplier advisory boards, and was previously a long-standing member on the FISD Executive Committee while at Fidelity.

Michael received his Bachelor’s of Business Administration degree in Finance and Economics from the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

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