AlphaLayer Hires Hafiz Kanji as Head of Product to Drive Product Growth

AlphaLayer, a company that provides AI-enabled solutions for the investment management industry, is pleased to announce an exciting Ontario-based executive appointment to drive continued growth across North America.

Hafiz Kanji will join the executive team at AlphaLayer as Head of Product, bringing extensive industry knowledge, experience and enthusiasm. Most recently, he led the product team at Quandl, an investment data company that was acquired by Nasdaq in 2018. 

Kanji will be headquartered in AlphaLayer’s Toronto office, allowing him to work closely with clients in Toronto and New York, while helping to build a talented Toronto leadership team. 

“AlphaLayer has had early success leveraging AI-enabled solutions for its clients in a meaningful way,” Kanji said. “I’m excited to join the executive team and scale the business with a focus on building AI-enabled products to complement our services business.”

This is a critical hire for AlphaLayer, as Kanji will accelerate its mission to build impactful AI products for the investment management space and deliver significant alpha for a broad range of clients. 

Chad Langager, AlphaLayer General Manager, welcomes the growth and industry insights Kanji brings to the strong, cross-functional team.

“AlphaLayer has made significant progress on delivering AI-enabled solutions for institutional asset managers and now is the time to double down on those efforts,” Langager said. “We couldn’t be more excited to have Hafiz join our team. His past experience, strong product/growth mindset, and vision for AlphaLayer ensures that we have the right person driving our mission to deliver alpha through artificial intelligence.”