LSEG at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2024

Davos-Klosters, Switzerland 15-19 January

We’d welcome the opportunity to connect with you to explore how, together, we can create possibility across financial markets.

LSEG have attended and participated in meetings at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2024. Our delegation included David Schwimmer, CEO, Ron Lefferts, Group Head of Sales & Account Management, and Satvinder Singh, Group Head, Data & Analytics.

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WEF 2024: Finnovation

In the past decade, technology-enabled innovation has brought enormous benefits to the global financial system and, by extension, to society, but it has also brought with it new risks.

With AI and machine learning adoption growing rapidly, what impact will the next generation of technologies have on financial services and how do we ensure that the benefits always outweigh the risks?

This session is directly linked to the ongoing work on tech-enabled innovation in the World Economic Forum Centre for Financial and Monetary Systems.

Our team in Davos

David Schwimmer

Chief Executive Officer

David is CEO of London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) and a member of the Board of LSEG plc.

He joined the Group in August 2018, having spent 20 years at Goldman Sachs in a number of senior roles, most recently as Global Head of Market Structure and Global Head of Metals & Mining. He also served as Chief of Staff to Lloyd Blankfein – then President and COO of Goldman Sachs – and spent three years in Russia as Co-Head of Russia/CIS. Before joining Goldman Sachs, he practiced law at Davis Polk & Wardwell.

David holds a B.A. from Yale University, and postgraduate degrees in law (JD) and international affairs (MALD) from Harvard University and The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, respectively.

David is based in London.

Ron Lefferts

Group Head of Sales & Account Management

Ron Lefferts is Group Head of Sales & Account Management, LSEG and is responsible for leading the global sales team to drive the growth of LSEG’s products and solutions through go-to-market strategy, sales and commercial excellence, product development, and partnerships across all customer segments and channels.

He was previously Group Head of Strategic Accounts, delivering end-to-end services and offerings across the LSEG portfolio to the company’s largest global customers.

Prior to joining LSEG, Ron was Protiviti’s Global Leader of Technology Consulting where he was responsible for the strategy, solution offerings, consulting delivery and external partnerships for all Protiviti's technology solutions, including Security & Privacy, Enterprise Applications, Technology Strategy & Operations, Advanced Analytics, Software Services, Cloud and the Emerging Technology Group.

Earlier in his career, Ron held leadership roles with IBM, including Managing Partner, Financial Services Sector for North America and Managing Partner, Financial Services, Greater China Group. In these roles, he was responsible for business unit strategy, operations and management in addition to managing several strategic client relationships and running major client transformation initiatives.

He also served as Director of Technology Strategy and Architecture for a major global investment bank.

Ron is based in New York.

Satvinder Singh

Group Head, Data & Analytics

Satvinder Singh joined LSEG from Mastercard where he was the Co-Head for Advisors in its Data & Services business and a member of the Mastercard Management Committee. He has more than 28 years of experience leading global businesses in data and analytics, capital markets, post-trade services, payments, and technology.

Prior to joining Mastercard, Satvinder was at Deutsche Bank where he led various global businesses and was a member of the Global Executive Committee for Corporate and Investment Banking. He has also held various senior executive positions at HSBC and Citigroup and has lived and/or worked in the U.K., India, Hong Kong SAR, Belgium, Italy, Malawi, Myanmar, Bulgaria and Lebanon.

Satvinder has served on the boards of Euroclear Group, and Deutsche Bank A.S. (Turkey). He is passionate about developing the next generation of business leaders and was on the Advisory Board of Durham University Business School and sits on the Board of Duke University's Department of Financial Economics.

Satvinder is based in London.

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