Thomson Reuters and Bloomberg Vet Brings Deep Industry and SaaS Experience to Take T-REX Product Strategy to the Next Level
New York, NY, April 3, 2019 – T-REX, a leading data services and software provider for complex financial markets, today announced it has appointed Tricia San Cristobal as Chief Product Officer. San Cristobal joins T-REX on its mission to fill a critical technology gap for complex asset classes through modern data management and analytics solutions. In this role, she leverages over 20 years of experience to guide the strategy and product development for the company’s current and next generation of solutions. San Cristobal will report directly to founder and CEO Benjamin Cohen and oversee a global team of data analysts and product managers across all T-REX products.
San Cristobal joins T-REX from Thomson Reuters, where she held a number of senior management roles for the company’s Enterprise Platform, Data Solutions, and Elektron as a Service solutions. Under her leadership, the company embarked on a number of strategic new initiatives to innovate and expand their data platform lines of business. Responsible for combining these software and managed platform and data solutions with a sophisticated commercial strategy, San Cristobal’s team delivered best-in-class products to financial markets clients globally. Prior to Thomson Reuters, San Cristobal held several product and business management positions at Bloomberg L.P. There, she was responsible for launching Bloomberg’s real-time feeds products that later formed the basis for Bloomberg’s Enterprise Products and Solutions Division.
“T-REX is leading a digital revolution that will redefine how markets approach complex assets.” said Cohen. “In 2018, amidst the sustained low rate environment and investors’ ongoing quest for yield, our buy-side tools and transformative Performance Data Service gained significant traction in just the first year in-market. Now, with Tricia on board, we are confident we will continue that product momentum and deepen the long-term value of T-REX for our clients.”
Cohen continued, “T-REX tapped Tricia knowing her experience in designing and delivering disruptive product. Throughout her career, Tricia has been at the forefront of data- and tech-driven transformation for the world’s largest financial services institutions. She is the epitome of an innovation leader and a terrific example of how fintech is evolving. We are thrilled to have Tricia join the T-REX team and advance on our mission to empower efficient finance.”
“T-REX is the quintessential product story of how big data and technology together expose opportunities at massive scale.” San Cristobal stated. “Twenty years ago, the industry saw the power of what digitization of data and electronic trading can produce with simple asset classes like government bonds, corporate bonds, and commodities. Having led the design and deployment of enterprise platforms that made data actionable for smarter decision-making in those sectors, I see the tremendous impact T-REX will have in improving access to a total market of $30 trillion in complex assets. I’m delighted to join the company and am excited to build upon the market-leading, data-forward solutions T-REX has already delivered.”
T-REX’s product suite equips practitioners in complex markets with turnkey managed data services, analytics, and reporting solutions via a cloud-based platform. The full investment lifecycle solution modernizes data management and workflow for underserved illiquid asset classes, improving risk mitigation and decision-making for all market participants.
San Cristobal is a sought-after speaker and writer on innovation, fintech, data, as well as the topics of diversity and inclusion. She has served as a women-in-technology mentor for the Girl Scout Council of Greater New York Leadership Institute.
T-REX combines sophisticated SaaS technology with big data and asset class expertise to drive down cost of capital and reduce risk exposure for complex markets. Solutions are designed to address friction at each stage of the investment lifecycle — from origination to securitization or whole loan sales to investment. By empowering efficient, transparent finance in these markets, T-REX creates significant investment opportunities across nearly $500 billion in new assets every year, benefitting developers, originators, investment banks, rating agencies, accounting firms, and investors. Visit www.trexgroup.com to learn about our products for Structured Credit Markets and for Energy Project Finance.
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