Ex-OpenFin CTO Nick Kolba Joins genesis as Global Head

He has 20 years of experience working in the technology industry.

genesis, a capital markets software provider, has announced on Thursday the appointment of Nick Kolba as the global head of platform.

In the new role, Kolba will be responsible for delivering the firm’s technology strategy and also to accelerate client adoption of genesis and it’s low code application platform.

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“I am incredibly excited to join genesis as Global Head of Platform and lead the low code revolution in capital markets,” Kolba said in a statement. “I look forward to working with the genesis leadership team to deliver a fully self-service PaaS that empowers the capital markets community to address business priorities and solve operational challenges. The rapid time to market unlocked by low code development is even more critical at this moment, as firms look to respond with agility to the changing market environment.”

A technology veteran

He is bringing over two decades of experience working in various companies, developing their technology products.

Prior to his recent role, Kolba was the chief technology and product officer at OpenFin, a New York-headquartered financial services company.

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He was also the technology director at Thomson Reuters and was also responsible for the development of the company’s Eikon App Studio.

Kolba is also the co-founder of the Fintech Open Source Foundation (FINOS), a non-profit promoting the open innovation of financial services. genesis also joined FINOS.

“I am delighted to welcome Nick to the team. He brings a blend of industry insights, community engagement, and capital markets expertise at a time when we are growing at an ever-accelerating pace, which makes for an ideal fit, at an ideal time,” Stephen Murphy, CEO at genesis, said.

“We have made a number of strategic hires over the past months as the capital markets industry is truly awakening to the potential that low code development offers to help them deliver immediate operational efficiencies and reap commercial returns, at speed.”


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