Eagle Alpha’s team has been working with alternative data since 2012. The team includes data procurement professionals, technology engineers, data scientists and research analysts. Team members include:

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

Owen Phelan, CTO. Owen has a doctorate in computer science specializing in retrieval and recommendation engines.

Jamie O’Donohoe, COO. Jamie has developed and managed operations and finance for a number of start-ups.

Ronan Crosson, Director of Data Insights. Ronan was a senior analyst at State Street Global Advisors. Since joining Eagle Alpha he has learnt to use languages like Python, R and SQL.


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

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

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.

Gawn-Rowan Hamilton, co-founder & CFO of MergerMarket Group (sold to BC Partners for £328m).

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