NEW YORK, Nov. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- TheStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ: TST), a leading financial news and information provider, announced today that company veteran Cameron Ireland has been promoted to Chief Technology Officer. Ireland will lead all technology and development operations across TheStreet's portfolio of institutional and consumer finance brands.
Ireland has served as Chief Technology Officer for TheStreet's institutional platforms since 2014, when the company purchased BoardEx, a London-based relationship management company, where he was a founder and senior executive. During the past several years, Ireland oversaw the growth and development of both BoardEx and The Deal (TheStreet's M&A and corporate control changes news service) which together serve hundreds of thousands of active users. "As we pivot to focus on our growing institutional businesses and explore ways to expand our consumer subscription business into the financial industry, Cameron's proven track record makes him uniquely qualified for this global role," said David Callaway, Chief Executive Officer of TheStreet, Inc. "BoardEx and The Deal's technology is used by the world's most elite banks and legal institutions. We can now bring that experience to all our products around the world." Prior to BoardEx, Ireland was a management consultant specializing in e-commerce and technology; head of product development and information technology at E-Vote, a business unit of Thomson Financial; and senior project manager in European financial services for Reuters. Ireland also spent more than 11 years in the private banking sector, working as both a credit analyst and account executive. "BoardEx and The Deal have been a critical part of my working life and I am delighted to further grow these businesses as part of a leadership team tasked with executing a broader strategic vision for TheStreet," Ireland said. "We have an excellent technology team in place to deliver new products and focus on technical strategies that will help drive the entire company forward."