FINCAD, a provider of portfolio valuation and risk analytics for multi-asset derivatives and fixed income, has appointed two new members to its board of directors. Philip Brittan and Geoffrey Fite join the company with extensive backgrounds in financial technology and will help FINCAD accelerate its growth.
Philip Brittan has nearly 30 years experience as a technology and business leader, primarily in the fintech space. He is currently General Partner of Crazy Peak, an early technology business investment and advisory firm.
Philip spent the first half of his career as an entrepreneur CEO, founding and running three start-up firms. He then joined Bloomberg, where he built the foreign exchange trading business, followed by Google, where he oversaw Google Finance and managed part of the Google Local Search offering.
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In 2011, he joined Thomson Reuters, where he successfully turned around its flagship financial desktop, Eikon, and then went on to unite a fragmented software development and operations effort. He was named the CTO and Global Head of Platform of the Financial and Risk Division, where he managed a globally-distributed team of over 6,000 product and technology professionals.
Geoff Fite has been in financial technology for more than 20 years, and is Principal of Fite Analytics, an independent consulting firm specialising in financial technology projects.
Geoff was part of the team that created Moody’s Analytics, where as Chief Operating Officer he led the creation of a software business that is now a leader in the bank and insurance technology space.
Most recently, Geoff was President of BondEdge Solutions, acquired by Intercontinental Exchange. Earlier in his career, he led a large financial application as CTO/COO of mPower, which was acquired by Morningstar.
Commenting on the latest board additions, CEO and FINCAD co-founder, Bob Park, said: “We are excited to have the extraordinary talents of Phillip and Geoff on-board, and look forward to their efforts in helping FINCAD deliver even more value to our clients.”