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Today, data operations and delivery is expensive, time consuming and frustrating. But it doesn’t have to be.

Crux helps companies reliably process and onboard the data they need, when they need it, and where they need it. This allows our customers to focus on driving productivity and creating better business outcomes.

Our cloud platform and expert services connect data users and suppliers so data can flow.
About
Today, data operations and delivery is expensive, time consuming and frustrating. But it doesn’t have to be.

Crux helps companies reliably process and onboard the data they need, when they need it, and where they need it. This allows our customers to focus on driving productivity and creating better business outcomes.

Our cloud platform and expert services connect data users and suppliers so data can flow.
A serial entrepreneur, Philip has over 30 years of experience creating data and analytics products for financial companies. He was once Head of Google Finance, Global Business Manager for FX at Bloomberg, and CTO of Thomson Reuters’ Financial and Risk Division. A patented inventor and avid adventurist, Philip recently completed the rugged Bridger Ridge Run—at 9,596 feet.
Philip Brittan
CEO
Philip Brittan
CEO
Philip Brittan
CEO
An experienced marketing professional with an affinity for strategic partnerships and experimental marketing. Prior to Crux, he served as Director of Partnerships & Marketing at YipitData, a fin-tech startup that provides alternative data research to institutional investors. He also created AlternativeData.org, a community platform for alternative data providers and investors. Pablo started his career in investment banking at Goldman Sachs in the Global Natural Resources Group. He's a Hoya living in New York City who is passionate about art and cycling.
Pablo Cerrilla
MARKETING
Pablo Cerrilla
MARKETING
Pablo Cerrilla
MARKETING
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We are a team of 50+ industry veterans, experts, talented engineers, and all-around cool people.
A seasoned business leader with over 20 years of experience in the financial services business, developing and delivering desktop solutions for financial market professionals. Providing market insight, thought leadership and strategic direction for Thomson Reuters' Global Wealth Management, Financial Advisors business and previously at Bloomberg as Global Product Manager for a variety of products.
Kimberly Farkouh
PRODUCT & CUSTOMER SUCCESS
Kimberly Farkouh
PRODUCT & CUSTOMER SUCCESS
Kimberly Farkouh
PRODUCT & CUSTOMER SUCCESS
Since his early days coding trading systems (in assembler!), Larry has been on the forefront of FinTech. From founding a quant hedge fund to starting BIDS to helping transform the NYSE Euronext, Larry loves to make an impact. He currently focuses on mentoring startups and recently helped launch GivingCompass, a curated site for all things philanthropy.
Larry Leibowitz
STRATEGIC ADVISOR
Larry Leibowitz
STRATEGIC ADVISOR
Larry Leibowitz
STRATEGIC ADVISOR
Jonathan still misses his Sinclair ZX81 computer—but these days, he puts up with engineering large-scale distributed systems. He loves “rubber ducking,” sprint planning, fixing bugs, and keeping up with new technologies. Jonathan has worked at financial firms such as IBM and Lotus in Ireland and has held leadership positions at Barclay's Global Investors and BlackRock.
Jonathan Major
INFORMATION SECURITY
Jonathan Major
INFORMATION SECURITY
Jonathan Major
INFORMATION SECURITY
Ashu wears a lot of hats at Crux. He's had a few stops along his journey here: travelling between Bombay and the Bay Area as an impact investor with Omidyar Network and living in Boston with Audax Private Equity. Ashu is a graduate of the Wharton School and in his spare time loves travelling, cooking, hiking, and reading (especially world history from interesting periods).
Ashu Sikri
CORPORATE STRATEGY
Ashu Sikri
CORPORATE STRATEGY
Ashu Sikri
CORPORATE STRATEGY
Marie is driven to inspire and develop high performing teams that last. She has a passion for learning, energy to solve problems and enjoys making the impossible possible. Her numerous global leadership positions in Finance, Operations and HR make her uniquely qualified to partner with her colleagues to make good decisions and deliver results. A Lehigh graduate with an MBA from NYU, Marie’s a Jersey girl and Springsteen fan. She loves mixing meaningful work with her life from the Shore where she lives with her husband and three children.
Marie Sonde
CFO
Marie Sonde
CFO
Marie Sonde
CFO
Transform an industry. Join our team! Locations in SF and NY.
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Asif Alam is Head of Partnership & Alliances at Crux Informatics, overseeing our partnership with cloud platforms, data warehouses, analytics providers, and others. Prior to Crux Informatics, Asif was Senior Site Officer and Head of Technology Practice (West Coast) at Thomson Reuters. During his 17 years at Thomson Reuters, Asif demonstrated a strong ability to blend technical expertise with business acumen to initiate and drive business expansion, form key alliances as well as buildout new products and services in profitable revenue streams. As Head of Enterprise Market Development, Asif created, reshaped and customized the GTM strategy and led Americas enterprise segment strategy to drive footprint growth, market share, profitability and efficiency objectives. Asif has inherent passion for AI and Machine Learning; while at Thomson Reuters he led a Machine Learning initiative serving quantitative traders and then expanded the product to the entire capital markets. As a thought leader in SaaS, Cloud & Big Data, Asif is a frequent speaker at industry events and blogs frequently. Asif has served on the customer advisory board of Amazon Marketplace, AWS Connect, Google, Cisco, and Salesforce.
Asif Alam
HEAD OF PARTNERSHIP & ALLIANCES
Asif Alam
HEAD OF PARTNERSHIP & ALLIANCES
Asif Alam
HEAD OF PARTNERSHIP & ALLIANCES
Mark is the Chief Technology Officer of Crux Informatics, overseeing Platform Engineering, Data Engineering, Operations, and Information Technology initiatives. Mark started his career at Logica, a UK software house, and later worked at J.P. Morgan, where he built major systems across the firm as well as headed their distributed computing group globally. Joining Goldman Sachs in the mid 2000’s, Mark led their infrastructure group in EMEA prior to leading the Application Systems Infrastructure group that established virtualization within the firm and led to the development of the Goldman private cloud. Leaving the firm in 2015 to help bring a trading spin-off to market, Mark joined Thomson Reuters through acquisition in 2017. Prior to joining Crux, he was the Global Head of Trading Technology at Refinitiv. Mark lives in New York with his wife Louise, has three children, and loves travel and skiing. Fun fact: he played a US Senator in a zombie TV episode and is happy to report that he died well.
Mark Etherington
CTO
Mark Etherington
CTO
Mark Etherington
CTO
Team
Experienced veterans, industry experts, talented engineers, and generally cool people. Tap a person to learn more.
Philip Brittan
CEO
A serial entrepreneur, Philip has over 30 years of experience creating data and analytics products for financial companies. He was once Head of Google Finance, Global Business Manager for FX at Bloomberg, and CTO of Thomson Reuters’ Financial and Risk Division. A patented inventor and avid adventurist, Philip recently completed the rugged Bridger Ridge Run—at 9,596 feet.
Pablo Cerrilla
MARKETING
An experienced marketing professional with an affinity for strategic partnerships and experimental marketing. Prior to Crux, he served as Director of Partnerships & Marketing at YipitData, a fin-tech startup that provides alternative data research to institutional investors. He also created AlternativeData.org, a community platform for alternative data providers and investors. Pablo started his career in investment banking at Goldman Sachs in the Global Natural Resources Group. He's a Hoya living in New York City who is passionate about art and cycling.
Kimberly Farkouh
PRODUCT & CUSTOMER SUCCESS
A seasoned business leader with over 20 years of experience in the financial services business, developing and delivering desktop solutions for financial market professionals. Providing market insight, thought leadership and strategic direction for Thomson Reuters' Global Wealth Management, Financial Advisors business and previously at Bloomberg as Global Product Manager for a variety of products.
Larry Leibowitz
STRATEGIC ADVISOR
Since his early days coding trading systems (in assembler!), Larry has been on the forefront of FinTech. From founding a quant hedge fund to starting BIDS to helping transform the NYSE Euronext, Larry loves to make an impact. He currently focuses on mentoring startups and recently helped launch GivingCompass, a curated site for all things philanthropy.
Jonathan Major
INFORMATION SECURITY
Jonathan still misses his Sinclair ZX81 computer—but these days, he puts up with engineering large-scale distributed systems. He loves “rubber ducking,” sprint planning, fixing bugs, and keeping up with new technologies. Jonathan has worked at financial firms such as IBM and Lotus in Ireland and has held leadership positions at Barclay's Global Investors and BlackRock.
Ashu Sikri
CORPORATE STRATEGY
Ashu wears a lot of hats at Crux. He's had a few stops along his journey here: travelling between Bombay and the Bay Area as an impact investor with Omidyar Network and living in Boston with Audax Private Equity. Ashu is a graduate of the Wharton School and in his spare time loves travelling, cooking, hiking, and reading (especially world history from interesting periods).
Marie Sonde
CFO
Marie is driven to inspire and develop high performing teams that last. She has a passion for learning, energy to solve problems and enjoys making the impossible possible. Her numerous global leadership positions in Finance, Operations and HR make her uniquely qualified to partner with her colleagues to make good decisions and deliver results. A Lehigh graduate with an MBA from NYU, Marie’s a Jersey girl and Springsteen fan. She loves mixing meaningful work with her life from the Shore where she lives with her husband and three children.
Mark Etherington
CTO
Mark is the Chief Technology Officer of Crux Informatics, overseeing Platform Engineering, Data Engineering, Operations, and Information Technology initiatives. Mark started his career at Logica, a UK software house, and later worked at J.P. Morgan, where he built major systems across the firm as well as headed their distributed computing group globally. Joining Goldman Sachs in the mid 2000’s, Mark led their infrastructure group in EMEA prior to leading the Application Systems Infrastructure group that established virtualization within the firm and led to the development of the Goldman private cloud. Leaving the firm in 2015 to help bring a trading spin-off to market, Mark joined Thomson Reuters through acquisition in 2017. Prior to joining Crux, he was the Global Head of Trading Technology at Refinitiv. Mark lives in New York with his wife Louise, has three children, and loves travel and skiing. Fun fact: he played a US Senator in a zombie TV episode and is happy to report that he died well.
Asif Alam
HEAD OF PARTNERSHIP & ALLIANCES
Asif Alam is Head of Partnership & Alliances at Crux Informatics, overseeing our partnership with cloud platforms, data warehouses, analytics providers, and others. Prior to Crux Informatics, Asif was Senior Site Officer and Head of Technology Practice (West Coast) at Thomson Reuters. During his 17 years at Thomson Reuters, Asif demonstrated a strong ability to blend technical expertise with business acumen to initiate and drive business expansion, form key alliances as well as buildout new products and services in profitable revenue streams. As Head of Enterprise Market Development, Asif created, reshaped and customized the GTM strategy and led Americas enterprise segment strategy to drive footprint growth, market share, profitability and efficiency objectives. Asif has inherent passion for AI and Machine Learning; while at Thomson Reuters he led a Machine Learning initiative serving quantitative traders and then expanded the product to the entire capital markets. As a thought leader in SaaS, Cloud & Big Data, Asif is a frequent speaker at industry events and blogs frequently. Asif has served on the customer advisory board of Amazon Marketplace, AWS Connect, Google, Cisco, and Salesforce.
Transform an industry. Join our team! Locations in SF and NY.
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San Francisco, CA 94111
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New York, NY 10152
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