Senior Vice President, Global Head – Markit Digital
Catherine Allegra co-founded Wall Street On Demand in 1991, an original fin-tech company. The company moved from New York, New York to Boulder, Colorado in 1996 and was owned by Reuters, Charles Schwab and Goldman Sachs before being sold to Markit in 2010. Markit Digital is the leading provider of design, development and managed data services to the financial markets. Over the past thirty years, Catherine has served in many leadership positions within Markit Digital including Chief Operating Officer, Chief Learning Officer and, most recently, Global Head. She is passionate about creating and fostering a culture of collaboration and innovation where employees are empowered to create new technologies to exceed clients’ expectations in the United States, Canada, Europe and Australia. Catherine serves on many non-profit and corporate boards including the Bryn Mawr Board of Trustees. She also serves on the Wise Head Panel of the MacArthur Foundation 100&Change Competition. She is married to James Tanner, Founder and CEO of Just Good Advice. They live in Boulder, Colorado and have three sons.