Alpha, the leading provider of alternative data solutions to buyers
and vendors, today announced that Dale Richards, former board member of
Quandl, has been appointed to its board of directors.
Richards is Founder of Island 20 Ventures, a business strategy and
advisory firm focused on data, analytics, technology and data
monetization. He is a global advisor, entrepreneur, board member and
investor in the fintech, data and analytics sectors. Richards, formerly
on the Board of Quandl, has held senior operating roles with First
Derivatives (President, North America); LakeFront Data Ventures
(CEO/Founder); SunGard, now FIS (Chief Data Officer & President of EDM);
EDM Council (Original Founder); FAME Information Services
(President/CEO); Benton Associates (Founder & CEO). He will advise Eagle
Alpha on items including product roadmap, business development and
“I’m thrilled to be working with the Eagle Alpha team” said Richards.
“The company is poised to capture the next phase of alternative data
becoming mainstream providing extensive capabilities. Funds are running
off their feet managing and trying to evaluate the quality and validity
of the many new sources of data for portfolio managers, it’s becoming a
problem. Eagle Alpha is well positioned as a partner to find, source and
qualify specific industry and investment thesis data”.
“I am delighted that Dale is joining our Board. He has had significant
success working with data companies across the data spectrum and will be
an invaluable resource for us. He has already added value by encouraging
us to enter into two new verticals, private equity and corporates” said
Emmett Kilduff, CEO of Eagle Alpha.
About Eagle Alpha
Eagle Alpha was established in 2012 to provide alternative data
solutions to buyers and vendors of alternative data.
Solutions for buyers include Data Sourcing, Data Analytics, Data Forum
and Bespoke Projects. To learn more about Eagle Alpha’s solutions for
buyers (buyside, private equity and corporates) visit eaglealpha.com.
Solutions for vendors include Free Profiles, Sales Referrals (Standard),
Vendor License, Sales Referrals (Exclusive), Dashboards and Joint
Ventures. To learn more about Eagle Alpha’s solutions for vendors visit sellaltdata.com.