Our team includes data procurement professionals, technology engineers, data scientists and research analysts who used to work on the buyside and sellside.

Team members include:

Emmett Kilduff, Founder & CEO. Emmett worked in Investment Banking with Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse. Morgan Stanley was the first investment bank to work with big data within its research department.

Niall Hurley, Director of Business Development. Niall has experience on both the sellside and buyside with Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank and two asset management firms in London.

Ciaran Ryan, COO. Ciaran is a qualified chartered accountant with 10+ years of experience in IT environments in Ireland and Australia.

Dean Barr, Head of Bespoke Projects. Dean’s former roles include CIO of Deutsche Bank Asset Management and CEO of Citi Alternatives.

Ronan Crosson, Director of Data Insights. Ronan was a senior analyst at State Street Global Advisors. Since joining Eagle Alpha he has upskilled in data science techniques, predictive modelling, and languages such as Python, R and SQL.

Padraic Mulligan, Head of Engineering. Padraic is an enterprise cloud expert specializing in high scale and big data. Padraic has a patent application for classifying data sets using NLP.

Hugh O’Connor, Head of Data Sourcing. Hugh joined Eagle Alpha from a Big 4 accountancy firm and has developed an expert knowledge of alternative data while driving Eagle Alpha’s Data Sourcing & partnerships during the last 5 years. Hugh holds a Masters Degree in Strategy & Planning. Since joining Eagle Alpha he has qualified with a HDIP in Data Analytics (Summa cum laude), upskilling in machine learning techniques, predictive modelling, and languages such as Python, R and SQL.


Our team is advised by a nine person advisory panel that includes:

Gene Ekster, alternative data expert and former head of R&D at Aperio (part of Point 72).

Adrian Faure, various roles at Citi including head of equity sales and head of pan-Asian research.

Derek Greene, data scientist with expertise in machine learning, data mining, scalable data analytics and social network analysis.

Evan Weaver, former technology architect at Twitter. As the most senior technical member of the company at the time, he worked directly on mission-critical projects and helped other teams with engineering strategy.

Gawn-Rowan Hamilton, co-founder & CFO of MergerMarket Group (sold to BC Partners for £328m). MergerMarket Group is an information provider to Wall Street.