With the aim of boosting its analysis of buy-side technology issues, Boston-based think tank Aite Group has appointed industry expert Denise Valentine as a senior analyst.Valentine will focus on institutional asset management, hedge funds, and the intermediary market. She will evaluate systems in the front, middle, and back office, as well as general industry trends.
Before joining Aite Group, Valentine was a senior analyst with Celent, where she also worked with Aite managing partner Sang Lee.
Before that, she was a business risk manager in the asset management, insurance and consumer credit divisions of GE Capital Services.
"I am very happy about her appointment," says Lee. "She will help us grow our focus on buy-side technology issues. We focused more on the trading perspective until now. But now we'll look at portfolio management systems and many of the issues surrounding technologies involved in the buy-side." Melanie Rodier has worked as a print and broadcast journalist for over 10 years, covering business and finance, general news, and film trade news. Prior to joining Wall Street & Technology in April 2007, Melanie lived in Paris, where she worked for the International Herald ... View Full Bio