John van Moyland
Managing Director, Global Head of S&P Kensho Indices
John van Moyland is Managing Director and Global Head of the S&P Kensho Indices at S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI), having formerly run the Financial Products division of Kensho Technologies, which was acquired by S&P Global in April 2018. He leads a team of quants and data scientists who leverage advanced analytics, machine learning, and NLP techniques to create truly differentiated custom baskets and indices, including the flagship S&P Kensho New Economy Indices.
Prior to his role at Kensho, John held senior technology, quantitative, and business transformation roles at a number of blue-chip financial institutions on both the buy and sell sides. As Head of Technology, Asia at Barclays Global Investors (subsequently Blackrock), he was responsible for all data and information technology activities supporting the USD 300 billion regional businesses. He also held a variety of senior roles at Morgan Stanley (New York & London), Fidelity International (London), and Mizuho International (London & Tokyo).
John read Law at the University of London and Information Technology at the American International University. He is also a keen rock climber and organic farmer when not contemplating the Fourth Industrial Revolution and ramifications thereof.