Junta Nakai Joins Selerity as Global Head of Business Development

December 6, 2017

Selerity, a contextual search & workflow automation company, announces that Junta Nakai has joined the Company as Global Head of Business Development.

With more than 13 years of capital markets experience at Goldman Sachs, Junta will be responsible for generating strategic growth opportunities for the Company through the promotion of key products like Selerity Context for contextual search, and the Selerity Private Context Engine for chat analytics.

“We are very pleased to announce Junta Nakai has joined the organization," said Ryan Terpstra, Founder & CEO, Selerity, "Junta’s extensive capital markets experience will ensure Selerity Context continues its strong growth trajectory, and support our mission of delivering solutions that drive productivity & revenues for our Financial Services clients through automation."

“I’m delighted to join Selerity’s executive team at such an exciting time of growth for the Company,” said Junta Nakai, “The Financial Services industry is facing both unprecedented opportunities and challenges. Selerity’s Artificial Intelligence capabilities put us in a unique position to deliver innovative solutions for our clients that help them capitalize on these opportunities and navigate these challenges.”

Junta Nakai was previously the Head of Asia Pacific Equity Sales for the Americas at Goldman Sachs. Throughout his tenure at Goldman, Junta was at the forefront of technological innovations that brought automation and digitalization to capital markets. He has extensive experience shaping the design of workflow solutions for sales & trading, and brings a wealth of financial industry knowledge to the Selerity team. Junta is bilingual in English and Japanese and holds a B.A. in Economics & International Studies from Northwestern University.

About Selerity

Selerity is a financial technology company using proprietary A.I. to deliver content and data solutions designed to automate inefficient workflows in finance. The Company’s clients range from sophisticated asset management firms and banks on Wall Street to innovative media and technology companies serving retail investors. Selerity’s flagship product, Selerity Context, offers contextual search & automation solutions for the capital markets and digital wealth industries, while the Company’s event data powers trading, risk, and investment models used by retail and institutional investors.

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