Corr will manage customer relationships and serve as account team leader supporting Kx customers, who include Bank of America, Fidelity Investments and Reuterâs Research Incorporated. OâKane will provide technical and pre-sales support. Both will report to Michael OâNeill, Director of Kx Sales at First Derivatives, Kxâs strategic partner for worldwide sales and services.
"Service to our growing customer base on the east coast is integral to the mission of Kx, and we are pleased to be expanding our sales team in New York," said Kx CEO Janet Lustgarten. "These new positions will help Kx continue to grow and offer high-performance relational database platforms that deliver on the vision of real-time business for financial services and other data-intensive industries."
Corr has a strong background in the investment banking sector with expertise in foreign exchange, fixed income, derivatives and equities. He has consulted with some of the largest investment banks in Europe and brings extensive programming skills and relational database experience to his new position. OâKane is a seasoned consultant with experience in the financial services and IT industries.