Phil DeFrancesco is the Global Head of Trading Desktop at Refinitiv, where his main focus is on the strategic growth of Eikon, Refinitiv’s flagship financial information platform. During more than six years with Refinitiv, he has helped Eikon solidify its place as one of the largest global desktop platforms by looking after its $700M+ Cross-Asset trading desktop business.
Prior to joining Thomson Reuters in 2013, Phil was the Head of U.S. Trading at the multi-strategy $30B+ hedge fund, Millennium Partners, for more than 10 years. Before Millennium, Phil worked on the International trading desks at Merrill Lynch and Zurich Scudder.
Phil holds an MBA with a concentration in Finance from Binghamton University.