ALPHASENSE ADDS EXECUTIVES CHARGED WITH ADVANCING PRODUCT AND CONTENT
Search Technology Veteran Kevin Broom Hired as EVP of Product Development; Data Expert Robert Magri Joins as Chief Content Officer
August 16, 2016 – San Francisco, Calif. – AlphaSense Inc., provider of the revolutionary AlphaSense search engine for financial professionals, today announced the addition of two new executives who will be responsible for advancing the company’s technology, functionality and content library. Kevin Broom has been appointed EVP of Product Development, and Robert Magri has taken the position of Chief Content Officer. The two roles are newly-created, and both Mr. Broom and Mr. Magri will report directly to AlphaSense CEO Jack Kokko.
“Enhancing our core search technology with rich new functionality and a broader database of content are our top focus areas in expanding the AlphaSense information edge to an even broader audience,” said Jack Kokko, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of AlphaSense. “Both Kevin and Bob bring incredible knowledge in their domains that, in tandem with an impressive existing team, will further accelerate the development of AlphaSense as the preeminent search engine for knowledge professionals.”
Mr. Broom joins AlphaSense from Yahoo! EMEA, where he held numerous product and business leadership positions, most recently as EMEA Search General Manager where he was responsible for business operations, product management and analytics. Prior to Yahoo! Europe, he served as Program Director for Search and Directional Media at AOL, based in the U.S. Mr. Broom holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Millsaps College.
Mr. Magri most recently served as Managing Director and Global Head of Content Acquisition and Strategic Alliances at S&P Global. Previously, he served as Vice President and Director of Content and Strategic Partnerships at FactSet Research Systems and was Global Business Head of Market Data at State Street Global Advisors. Early in his career, Mr. Magri was a Senior Market Data analyst at Fidelity Investments and a Product Manager at OneSource, and he has also run his own consulting business. He holds a Bachelor of Business Finance & Management from Northeastern University.
For more information, visit www.alpha-sense.com or call 18.104.22.16899 or +44 (0)20 7038 8438.
About AlphaSense, Inc.
AlphaSense provides a revolutionary search engine for knowledge professionals. Our mission is to curate and semantically index the world’s investment and market research content, including the vast high-value content sets that traditional web search engines cannot reach. Our users can rapidly search and discover key data points, and track impactful new information with intelligent alerts. Our clients include many of the world’s largest investment and advisory firms, global banks, law firms and corporations. The AlphaSense subscription service helps our clients become dramatically more productive, and gain an information edge by discovering critical data points and trends that others miss.