CloudQuant hires industry veteran to influence and accelerate crowd

CloudQuant announced Tayloe Draughon has joined the management team as Senior Product Manager in the Product Development Group. As a visionary product marketing and management expert, Draughon is tasked with continuing to establish the CloudQuant brand, increasing the registered user base and accelerating the rate at which crowd-sourced algorithms are licensed. He will work closely with Shayne Young, Chief Information Officer at the parent company, Kershner Trading Group as well as CloudQuant’s Chief Executive Officer, Morgan Slade and the existing development and Licensed Product Group teams.

“Tayloe brings more than 25 years of product and technical experience to the role as well as various perspectives from the buy-side, sell-side, and industry vendors,” said Slade. “We look forward to his influence on everything from the marketing and management of our product to user engagement campaigns, and UX design and UI development.”

Draughon was most recently the Director of Product Design at Neurensic.com and before that, Director of Product Delivery for Futures at Societe Generale CIB. He is involved in industry initiatives serving on the FIA Technology Board and is the former co-chairman of the FIX protocol global derivatives committee. He graduated from Indiana University, Bloomington with a BS in Decision Science.