Title: Board Member
Education: B.S., Business and Economics, Lehigh University
Mr. Connor is a Principal of Tower Hill Advisors, a management consulting firm for the media, financial services, and financial information/technology industries. He also served until July as CEO of Gimme Credit LLC, a provider of global research and investment recommendations on corporate bonds.
For more than two decades previously, Mr. Connor was CEO at Market News International (MNI), a leading news and analysis service covering the fixed income and foreign exchange markets. He led MNI from its early development phase to its status as the news division of Deutsche Boerse AG, a premier operator of exchanges and provider of multiple services for securities and derivatives trading.
While at MNI, Mr. Connor introduced new products and services, built a network of senior-level people at major financial firms worldwide, and engaged in both acquisitions and sales of businesses. He is especially grounded in economics, finance, markets, and strategic planning. His management reach extended to operations in 11 countries.
Mr. Connor actively participates in several industry groups. He has served as president of the Money Marketeers of New York University, an association of professionals and academics in the fixed income market, and as committee chair of the Financial Information Services Division of the Software and Information Industry Association. He served on the board of trustees of his alma mater, Lehigh University.