Calypso Technology, Inc., a treasury and capital markets software provider, has appointed Pedro Porfirio as its newest Senior Vice President (SVP), Chief Product Officer, according to a Calypso Statement.
The new role for Mr. Porfirio is the first move for the company since June, when Calypso brought in Mehdi Miri as its Senior Vice President (SVP), Professional Services, in a bid to manage the firm’s strategic direction of product implementation.
In his new role as Calypso’s SVP and Chief Product Officer, Mr. Porfirio will be tasked with the company’s overall product strategy and direction, as well overseeing product development and innovation across its solutions suite – Mr. Porfirio will be based out Calypso’s London office.
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Prior to landing at Calypso, Mr. Porfirio worked for over fifteen years in a number of leadership roles in both Europe and the Americas. He has dealt with several trading instruments, including FX and rates trading in both cash and derivatives. Additional stops include State Street, Dresdner Kleinwort, and Lehman Brothers.
According to Charles Marston, Calypso’s Executive Chairman, in a recent statement on the appointment, “We are thrilled to have Pedro join Calypso. He is an accomplished leader with deep experience in capital markets trading and technology. Pedro will drive further innovation and standardization in our product offering as we continue to provide greater value for our customers in capital markets, treasury, investment management, central banking and clearing.”
“Calypso has tremendous depth and has earned an excellent reputation as the supplier of cross-asset front-to-back technology to financial institutions. I welcome the opportunity to continue to drive the product strategy and innovation to deliver the next generation solutions for consolidation and growth,” added Mr. Porfirio.