SharesPost, a private company liquidity solutions and private capital markets research provider, announced on Monday that it has appointed Jeff Miller as its new President. This news comes less than nine months after Miller was named a member of the company’s Board of Directors.
According to SharesPost, Miller has an extensive management background in domestic and international asset management, wealth management and financial services. Along with being apart of SharesPost’s Board of Director, he also served as President & COO of Truelytics, an emerging leader in RIA and financial advisor business analytics, over the past year.
Miller was previously Managing Director, Head of Advice and Product Platforms for Wealth Management Americas at UBS. Prior to that, he was President and Group Executive of Mercer, a global provider of investment, HR consulting and outsourced solutions. Earlier in his career, he held senior positions with Putnam Investments and Smith Barney. As part of his position, Miller will oversee SharesPost’s asset management business, SP Investments Management, which advises the SharesPost100 Fund, a registered interval fund providing both accredited and unaccredited investors with exposure to the Private Growth asset class.
SharesPost then noted that Miller will also be responsible for SharesPost’s Alternative Trading System and transaction platform which connects buyers and sellers of private securities and digital assets as well as the firm’s research and data products. He will be reporting to SharesPost Founder and CEO, Greg Brogger. Speaking about his new position, Miller stated:
“SharesPost is the market leader in creating liquidity for private growth company shareholders and is well-positioned to extend that lead globally. The SharesPost platform sits at the nexus of two private market mega-trends. First, growth companies are staying private longer. Second, blockchain technology and the use of digital securities will fundamentally change the way the private growth companies are funded. SharesPost is at the forefront of both of these trends and will leverage its leadership position to create unique opportunities for its clients.”
Brogger went on to add:
“Jeff is a highly accomplished wealth management and fintech executive who understands the needs of institutional and individual investors. As SharesPost scales its business here and abroad, we are excited to be able draw on Jeff’s considerable expertise and experience operating global financial services platforms. We are confident he will be a key part of SharesPost’s drive to create a more efficient, transparent and liquid capital market to power the innovation economy.”