New York, NY — January 23, 2019 — AlphaPoint, a global provider of asset digitization software, and of trading technology for licensed broker-dealers, ATS and exchange operators, announced Scott Grayson as its new SVP & Head of Enterprise Sales. Grayson brings over 25 years of experience leading sales teams in the financial services technology industry to AlphaPoint’s executive team. Adding to AlphaPoint’s global staff of approximately 150, Grayson will be responsible for sourcing and onboarding businesses seeking software that automates the generation of digital assets, including real estate backed tokens, debt-backed tokens, and equity-backed tokens.
Of his decision to join the AlphaPoint team, Grayson said: “Due to AlphaPoint’s efforts in the tokenization and cryptocurrency software markets, I am excited to join a company bringing the experience of seasoned professionals to the revolutionary blockchain technology sector. The enterprise-grade technology AlphaPoint provides is unparalleled. Asset digitization will continue to drive financial technology innovation, and I could not be more thrilled to contribute my experience and relationships to AlphaPoint’s efforts in ushering in technology that will drive the next era of the digital economy.”
Prior to joining AlphaPoint, Grayson was the Chief Sales Officer at R3, a blockchain platform company. Grayson has also led global sales teams at firms including Charles River Development, SAP, Algorithmics, and NumeriX. Scott was also an equities and options trader and began his career with 12 years in banking at Bankers Trust Company (Deutsche Bank) and Bank of America in sales and marketing of cash management and risk management products and services.
Salil Donde, CEO of AlphaPoint, said, “AlphaPoint’s mission is to make illiquid assets liquid. We strive to offer our clients best-in-class technology solutions; Scott brings with him vast experience in FinTech and a deep understanding of the needs of institutional capital markets constituents. Scott’s relationships with key industry stakeholders will be a significant value-add to the AlphaPoint team, and we are happy to have him on board.”
AlphaPoint’s executive roster offers a deep breadth of experience, including individuals from Nasdaq, NYSE, and Barclays. Most recently, they hired Kapil Rathi, former Head of Equity Options at CBOE Global Markets, to be their Global Head of Trading Markets. The company, whose public partners include the likes of Intel and Microsoft, is continuing to target key hires who bring deep experience in providing world-class technology and services to leading institutions.