About us

The Leadership Team

Michael Walford-Grant

Commercial Director

Michael has over 30 years of sales and business development experience, and has specialised in “First Man In” roles for early stage companies entering the UK market, typically from abroad. These have included data management firms such as PolarLake, subsequently acquired by Bloomberg, and AIM Software, subsequently acquired by SimCorp. Michael is the Founder of his own sales consultancy, MDWG Consulting.

Jean-Pierre Gottdiener

Founder & CEO

A senior consultant in financial business organization and IT systems, Jean-Pierre started his career in 1994.
After 14 years as a Partner at FBH Associates, Jean-Pierre specialized in France as an expert in market data management and market data cost optimization.
In 2017, he founded Kalaxis a UK based company, to provide consulting services in market data management and cost optimization across all of Europe, and beyond.