Beacon is pleased to announce the appointment of Aliya Haider to its Executive Team as its first General Counsel. Coming off another year of strong increases in recurring revenue and product capabilities, Beacon is building out the executive team to support scalable and sustainable growth. Based in New York and reporting to Beacon’s CEO, Kirat Singh, Aliya Haider brings more than 15 years of proven experience leading organizations through scaled growth. Before joining Beacon, Aliya was the General Counsel of a leading B2B data company, and prior to that General Counsel at a financial technology company. Ms. Haider has deep experience in investment banking, including seven years at JPMorgan where she was Managing Counsel of its Global Corporate Bank. Aliya began her law career as a litigation associate at Heller Ehrman. Aliya has a J.D. from Harvard Law School, where she was a Truman Scholar, a M.Sc., with distinction, from the London School of Economics, and a B.A., summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from Columbia University. 

“I am thrilled to have the opportunity to advise Beacon as it continues to drive in high-growth mode with its innovative solutions. I am impressed, not just with the strategy, but also with the strength and integrity of its leadership team,” said Aliya Haider.

“Beacon will benefit from Ms. Haider’s experience and guidance building businesses in areas such as strategic growth and jurisdictional expansion as we continue to scale our operations in multiple dimensions”, said Kirat Singh, CEO of Beacon Platform. 

About Beacon

Beacon Platform moves financial markets into the future with secure and scalable quant technology, elastic cloud infrastructure, and front-office applications. The integrated development environment and a web application framework make developing applications faster and easier. Borne from decades of collective experience developing trading and risk management systems for Bank of America Merrill Lynch, JPMorgan Chase, and Goldman Sachs, Beacon Platform gives you the robustness and flexibility of these powerful tools. See how you can increase the return on research and development investments from Beacon’s next-generation platform for enterprise-scale analytics, trading, risk management, and more at www.beacon.io.