Data Zoo Snags LSEG Exec as New Leader, Aims at Expanding Fraud Prevention

by Damian Chmiel
  • Charlie Minutella was named the CEO of Data Zoo.
  • He brings nearly two decades of risk and compliance experience.
Charlie Minutella, the new CEO of Data Zoo
Charlie Minutella, the new CEO of Data Zoo
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Data Zoo has named Charlie Minutella as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Minutella brings nearly two decades of experience leading risk, identity, and compliance teams. He most recently served as an executive at the London Stock Exchange Group.

Data Zoo Appoints New CEO As Part of Leadership Transition

As the global identity provider, Data Zoo provides security and fraud prevention services using data science. The company has experienced visible growth over the last three years. Financial sector companies, including brokers and cryptocurrency exchanges, primarily use the popular Know Your Customer solution offered by the company.

Charlie Minutella, the new Chief Executive Officer at Data Zoo
Charlie Minutella, Source: LinkedIn

Minutella is set to head the global operations of Data Zoo from its New York office, steering the company to leverage its core competencies and expand its identity and fraud prevention offerings to meet the growing complexity of customer requirements.

"My career has taught me that the key to success lies in a company's passion and purpose, qualities that Data Zoo embodies in its unique blend of agility, innovation, and unwavering commitment to compliance ," commented Minutella.

Founder Moves to CSO Position

Minutella's appointment marks a transition for Data Zoo's leadership. Tony Fitzgibbon founded Data Zoo over a decade ago and has served as its CEO since its inception. He will be Chairman and Chief Strategy Officer (CSO). In this new position, Fitzgibbon will continue to play a vital role in shaping the company's innovations, products and partnerships.

"As a founder, selecting someone to take the helm is no small task. However, Charlie's expertise and alignment with our core values and vision made him an obvious choice," the new CSO commented.

Tony Fitzgibbon, the Founder and CEO of Data Zoo
Tony Fitzgibbon, the Founder and CEO of Data Zoo

The company, which now has over 80 employees globally, has launched operations in the US and entered the European market. Data Zoo has become the trusted identity provider for one of the Australian "Big Four" bank, a global social media brand, and three top global payment providers.

“I am thrilled to continue working alongside our exceptional team, customers, and partners under Charlie’s leadership as we embark on the next phase of our global expansion journey,” Fitzgibbon concluded.

Data Zoo has named Charlie Minutella as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Minutella brings nearly two decades of experience leading risk, identity, and compliance teams. He most recently served as an executive at the London Stock Exchange Group.

Data Zoo Appoints New CEO As Part of Leadership Transition

As the global identity provider, Data Zoo provides security and fraud prevention services using data science. The company has experienced visible growth over the last three years. Financial sector companies, including brokers and cryptocurrency exchanges, primarily use the popular Know Your Customer solution offered by the company.

Charlie Minutella, the new Chief Executive Officer at Data Zoo
Charlie Minutella, Source: LinkedIn

Minutella is set to head the global operations of Data Zoo from its New York office, steering the company to leverage its core competencies and expand its identity and fraud prevention offerings to meet the growing complexity of customer requirements.

"My career has taught me that the key to success lies in a company's passion and purpose, qualities that Data Zoo embodies in its unique blend of agility, innovation, and unwavering commitment to compliance ," commented Minutella.

Founder Moves to CSO Position

Minutella's appointment marks a transition for Data Zoo's leadership. Tony Fitzgibbon founded Data Zoo over a decade ago and has served as its CEO since its inception. He will be Chairman and Chief Strategy Officer (CSO). In this new position, Fitzgibbon will continue to play a vital role in shaping the company's innovations, products and partnerships.

"As a founder, selecting someone to take the helm is no small task. However, Charlie's expertise and alignment with our core values and vision made him an obvious choice," the new CSO commented.

Tony Fitzgibbon, the Founder and CEO of Data Zoo
Tony Fitzgibbon, the Founder and CEO of Data Zoo

The company, which now has over 80 employees globally, has launched operations in the US and entered the European market. Data Zoo has become the trusted identity provider for one of the Australian "Big Four" bank, a global social media brand, and three top global payment providers.

“I am thrilled to continue working alongside our exceptional team, customers, and partners under Charlie’s leadership as we embark on the next phase of our global expansion journey,” Fitzgibbon concluded.

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