Best Credit Data Welcomes Cort Williams as Strategic Advisor

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Best Credit Data, a provider of evaluated bond pricing and analytics data, today announced that Cort Williams has joined the firm as Strategic Advisor, Corporate Development.

"I am very impressed with the disruptive technology that BCD has created which utilizes big data and machine learning, creating a transformative and transparent approach to evaluations,” said Williams.

Best Credit Data, a provider of evaluated bond pricing and analytics data, today announced that Cort Williams has joined the firm as Strategic Advisor, Corporate Development.

Williams has extensive industry specific experience in the evaluated pricing market, with over 30 years of leading sales, product, business development, and strategy functions for some of the largest global evaluated pricing firms, including Interactive Data (now ICE Data Services) and SIX Financial Information. Most recently, he was SVP and Americas Commercial Director for Informa Business Intelligence, a leading global provider of specialist business content, research, and analytics to businesses around the world.

Williams served on the Board of Interactive Data’s Pricing and Reference Data subsidiary (an SEC registered investment advisor) and on the Evaluated Pricing Board of SIX Financial Information. He has participated in many due diligence and Board presentations addressing methodology and transparency in the valuation process.

“I’m excited to have Cort join the Best Credit Data team in this advisory role, as he brings a great deal of industry specific knowledge and experience in the evaluated pricing space,” said Jimmy Suppelsa, Co-Founder and COO of BCD. “With his depth and breadth of industry experience, Cort's primary areas of influence will be on (1) further development of the Company's existing strategic partnerships, (2) establishing new product distribution opportunities, and (3) building a long-range plan for new product development and client servicing model.”

 “I am excited to be working with the BCD team; I am very impressed with the disruptive technology that BCD has created, which utilizes big data and machine learning, creating a transformative and transparent approach to evaluations,” said Williams. “BCD is minimizing much of the manual and subjective nature of the current state of the market to provide the transparency and consistency that clients and regulators are looking for."

ABOUT BEST CREDIT DATA
​Best Credit Data is a Boston based data provider of US bond pricing and analytics.  By using observation driven methodology and big data cloud computing technology, BCD is changing the bond pricing and analytics world by providing accurate and cost effective alternatives for pricing bonds for the entire universe of Municipal and Corporate Bonds. For more information, please visit http://www.bestcreditanalysis.com or email us at info(at)bestcreditanalysis(dot)com.

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