CHICAGO, IL - July 10, 2018 - Today, Barchart, a leading provider of financial market data and technology, has announced that Colleen Sheeren has been named Head of Marketing. Sheeren who most recently served as Marketing Manager, joined Barchart in 2015 as a Marketing Associate. Sheeren is responsible for all day-to-day and strategic marketing efforts including advertising, social media, digital and event management. Sheeren, who is a graduate of Saint Ambrose University, holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Management. Sheeren reports to Barchart’s CEO, Mark Haraburda.
“I am honored to be named as Barchart’s Head of Marketing. Barchart is a dynamic firm that offers an extensive amount of financial data layered on top of many different technology solutions. We’ve only begun to accelerate our presence, so the opportunities ahead are exciting,” says Sheeren. “Many firms, including some of the largest corporations in financial services, commodities and media are pleasantly surprised when they learn of the extensive capabilities and solutions Barchart can offer them. Further expanding this reach is a core marketing objective of mine,” added Sheeren.
“Since joining Barchart three years ago, Colleen has proven to be a valuable asset to our team and we were confident naming her to Head of Marketing,” says Haraburda. “Barchart’s brand has expanded and evolved significantly over the past few years with the leadership of Colleen and her team. We look forward to seeing Colleen excel in this new leadership position and further executing Barchart’s marketing strategy,” added Haraburda.
Sheeren also plays a key role as the lead for FinTech Exchange (FTX), Barchart’s annual event which focuses on technology innovation within financial markets and trading. Since its inception in 2015, FinTech Exchange has brought together over 500 professionals annually and has featured presentations from industry leaders and world-class presenters such as IBM, Google, Amazon Web Services, CME Group, Cboe Global Markets, Alibaba Cloud, Trading Technologies and Kraken, as well as many start-ups involved in financial markets and trading.
“Being a part of FinTech Exchange since its inception has been extremely rewarding and I look forward to seeing the event continue to expand and contribute to the growth of Chicago as a financial technology hub,” said Sheeren. “Barchart has also been looked upon as a thought leader within the industry for our establishment of FinTech Exchange. The event has raised our profile and has also given us an opportunity to contribute to the industry at-large,” added Sheeren.
For more information about Barchart’s market data and solutions, please visit www.barchart.com/solutions. If you are interested in learning more about FinTech Exchange or 2019 speaking opportunities, please visit www.fintechchicago.com.
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