By John D'Antona

Wall Street Horizon Welcomes Jeff Parker, Former Thomson Financial Chairman and CEO, as an Investor and Advisory Board Member

Wall Street Horizon  – BOSTON, MA – Wall Street Horizon, a provider of accurate and timely corporate event dates and information for institutional investors and traders, announced that Jeff Parker has joined the firm as an investor and Advisory Board member.  

Parker has an extensive history of success as an entrepreneur, CEO, and investor in financial information and analytics companies.  He founded and served as CEO for several companies in this space, including Technical Data Corporation, Thomson’s First Call, and CCBN.com (Corporate Communications Broadcast Network), and also served as Chairman and CEO of Thomson Financial from 1988 – 1991.  Parker is also currently a Venture Partner with GrandBanks Capital (Boston), Chairman of the Board of Mainstream Data (Salt Lake City) as well as a Board Member of several early stage companies.

“Jeff’s investment in Wall Street Horizon validates our strategy and market position and will help support our ambitious growth plans,” said Barry L. Star, CEO of Wall Street Horizon. 

Bruce Fador, Wall Street Horizon’s President, who previously worked with Parker at First Call and Thomson Financial, commented, “I am thrilled to have Jeff on board as a strategic advisor.  He has a stellar track record of leading and advising some of the most successful information companies in our industry.”

“I am really looking forward to working with Barry, Bruce, and the Wall Street Horizon team as they continue to expand their business and corner the market with respect to accurate corporate event dates and information,” said Parker.   “I’m very impressed with their current offering and am excited to help them refine their longer-term strategy.”

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