Contributors

Our contributors encompass a variety of experts, from leaders in the IR space to innovative technology developers, to executive leadership.

Q4 is always accepting new blog contributors that are seeking to provide valuable insights or stories that resonate with our audience. Below is a list of current contributors and the articles they’ve published. 

If you are interested in becoming a contributor, please contact us.


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Amit is an innovative leader and entrepreneur with multiple successful start-ups and scale-up ventures under his belt. A disruptor with a technology-first mindset, Amit has made it his mission to lead the IR and Capital Markets space through a digital transformation. As Q4's VP of Client Experience and Managing Director of Europe, he is a leading voice in our global Product, Operations, and GTM strategy. In his personal time, you might find Amit at the Liverpool FC stadium, advising founders of promising start-ups or playing a small part in the mega-fight against climate change.
Amy Statham is the Content Marketing Manager at Q4. Since joining in early 2020, she has contributed to a variety of investor relations and capital markets content pieces including whitepapers, guides, and case studies. Prior to Q4, Amy worked at a software consultancy for 2 years, with over 8 years of tech industry experience.
Andi is a Partner with Joele Frank and joined the firm in 2006. She has extensive experience developing and implementing investor relations and financial communications programs and also advises clients on special situations. Her areas of expertise include investor relations and public relations, M&A, shareholder activism, crisis communications and spin-offs. In 2012 Andi was named one of PR News’ “People to Watch.” Prior to joining Joele Frank, she worked at Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide in the Corporate/Investor Relations practice. She received a BA in English from Dartmouth College.
With 15 years of experience across enterprise software and hardware, including product marketing, product, and sales, Bhavesh brings a uniquely complete set of expertise across the customer journey to his role as Director, Product Marketing at Q4. Leading our product marketing organization and go-to-market efforts, Bhavesh works closely with our internal product and customer experience teams, as well as with our clients to understand the trends impacting investor relations and the capital markets, and how to elevate workflows through our leading technology and services.
Christopher Deans is a Director, IR services at Q4 and a Chartered Professional Accountant with 10+ years of experience in corporate finance and investor relations. His daily responsibilities at Q4 are to act as an advisor and extension of his clients’ IR teams.
Darrell Heaps is a serial entrepreneur who has spent his career building innovative software companies. As the Founder and CEO of Q4, Darrell has led the company’s vision and unique strategy to help Q4 become a recognized leader in the IR space. Together with the global Q4 team, Darrell is revolutionizing the IR space by delivering advanced technology solutions to help IROs manage, analyze and improve their engagement with the capital markets.
John Nunziati is an Investor Relations Partner at Q4. He has spent much of his career in Investor Relations and also has broad financial and operational experience at a number of Silicon Valley technology firms. Most recently, he managed Corporate Relationships at IEX, the Investors Exchange. He is active in NIRI and currently serves on the board of directors for the Virtual chapter as President-Elect.
Karen is the VP of Client Experience at Q4, working closely with clients as an advisor. Bringing close to 30 years of experience as a senior executive overseeing investor relations and marketing communications for large to small-cap and newly public companies. Additionally, Karen brings first-hand knowledge and best practices for how to successfully navigate through a wide range of investor relations issues such as missed earnings guidance, M&A, activist activity, restructurings, strategic shifts, rebrands, and corporate governance. Karen’s career in Investor Relations includes time at CIGNA Insurance, Safeguard Scientifics, Internet Capital Group (rebranded to Actua), and Hamilton Lane.
Kevin Herraiz is the Director of Q4’s Market Center of Excellence. Since joining Q4 in 2019, he served as a Team Lead in the Surveillance division where he worked with a variety of different clients across several sectors and market caps, including Dow Jones 30 companies. Prior to Q4, Kevin spent six years working in surveillance at Ipreo (acquired by IHS Market) and became a CFA Charterholder in 2018.
Kristina McCahon is Q4’s Director of Capital Market Events, helping clients create industry-leading virtual conference experiences. Ms. McCahon has nearly ten years of experience in investor relations and the financial services industry including positions at SLANG Worldwide, BMO Capital Markets, RBC Capital Markets, and CIBC Wood Gundy. At those institutions, Ms. McCahon worked primarily on the Corporate Access teams with responsibility for the planning and execution of IPOs and other investor marketing events. She was also actively involved in relationship management, liaising between corporate clients and internal banking, research, sales, and trading teams, as well as institutional investors. Ms. McCahon earned a B.A. (Hons) from Wilfrid Laurier University and a post-graduate certificate in marketing management from Humber College.
Matt Tractenberg is an Investor Relations Partner at Q4 and has been a senior executive providing finance and Investor Relations services to public companies, including Cisco Systems and Belden, for more than 20 years. Matt has experience with a variety of sectors including technology, industrial, and basic materials. He is a regular public speaker on corporate strategy, financial market structure, and corporate positioning. He holds a B.S. in Accountancy and an MBA specializing in Financial Management & Markets.
Mike Coffey is the Vice President, Head of Global Partnerships & Alliances at Q4, and has over 25 years of experience in the FinTech industry, including 4 very successful startups. Prior to joining Q4 Inc. in 2015, Mike held a number of senior roles in the investor relations consulting space including Managing Partner and Executive Vice President of Oxford Intelligence Partners, Managing Director, NASDAQ Global Corporate Services Group and Vice President, Thomson Reuters’ Corporate Client Group. Mike started his career at Northern Trust Bank as a Sr. Portfolio Accounting Analyst & Asset Analysis Teamleader.
Vanessa Hartung is the Senior Content Marketing Manager at Q4, helping to lead the creation of content. As managing editor of the blog, Vanessa often collaborates with industry experts, partners, and company leaders to share meaningful insights with the investor relations and capital market community. She has been with Q4 for two years and has over a decade of experience working with innovative software and technology companies.