Markets Media was launched in 2007 to provide sophisticated, in-depth content spanning all sectors of the securities industry, delivered across a synergistic platform of print, online and events. Markets Media’s editorial mission is to cover the complex interrelationships among key decision makers at hedge funds, institutional money managers, exchanges, broker-dealers, alternative trading systems, technology providers and regulators in an ever-evolving marketplace. In print, online and live at our conferences, Markets Media aims to demystify the strategies and sequence of events that shape investing and trading via direct communication with the most senior people who shape markets; the end-product is business-critical content that cannot be obtained anywhere else.
Mohan Virdee (Founding Partner) has more than 16 years’ experience in the financial publishing industry. Mohan spent four years at Euromoney Institutional Investor as associate publisher and later publisher, before joining Financial News in February 2000. In February 2001, he opened the New York office for Financial News and as President of efinancialnews Inc., was the driving force in establishing Financial News Group’s presence, products and success in the U.S. He also launched the forums division and served as Online Business Development Manager of award-winning site efinancialnews.com at the critical transition of free to paid site model. As part of the Management Committee, Mohan played a key role in the sale and post-sale integration of Financial News to the Dow Jones Group of Companies. In December 2007, Mohan Founded Markets Media, a rapidly growing multi-product platform for financial news and conferences.
David Griffiths (Managing Director) has been involved in the financial publishing industry for more than 10 years. He joined Financial News Group in 2000 and played a key role in the success and growth of award winning efinancialnews.com. During his seven years at Financial News, David spent a considerable amount of time on both sides of the Atlantic, ultimately settling in New York to serve as Head of Sales for the rapidly growing news and conference business in the U.S. and Canada. In January 2008, David joined Mohan as a founding member of Markets Media. His role as Managing Director includes heading all sales and operations.
Terry Flanagan, CFA, (Editor) joined Markets Media as Magazine Editor in January 2010. Terry oversees production of Markets Media bimonthly magazine and industry supplemental publications, as well as content appearing on MarketsMediaOnline.com. Prior to joining Markets Media, Terry was an analyst at FridsonVision LLC, an independent research firm that published Leverage World and Distressed Debt Investor, from 2004 to 2009. In this position, Terry was primarily responsible for cultivating industry sources and collecting value-added information germane to high yield companies with public bonds or loans. Previously, Terry was a reporter and editor at Bloomberg News for more than eight years, where he covered energy companies and U.S. corporate bonds. During his tenure, Terry regularly interviewed CEOs of major companies and large institutional money managers, and he was a frequent guest on Bloomberg TV and Bloomberg Radio. Terry earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 2001 and he holds a Bachelor’s degree in economics from Rutgers University.
Markets Media is made up of a team of talented professionals who produce our various conferences, provide media coverage, and contribute to our multitude of relevant products.